Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada What's New at the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/index.html 2016-11-17T16:00:00-5:00 http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/rss/rss-eng.asp http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/rss/fintrac-logo.gif © Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Results in the Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing </div> http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=index&crtr.page=1&nid=1155589
News Release announcing the Minister of Finance tabled in Parliament the 2015–16 Annual Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC).
2016-11-17T15:30:00-05:00 2016-11-17T15:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Operational Brief: Indicators of money laundering in financial transactions related to real estate</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/operation/real-eng.asp
This operational brief provides indicators of money laundering to help reporting entities involved in real estate transactions to detect and report any reasonable grounds to suspect that a transaction or attempted transaction is related to the commission of a money laundering offence.
2016-11-14T16:00:00-05:00 2016-11-14T16:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Operation NOUAGE — Dismantlement of a cannabis production and drug trafficking network in the Outaouais region (in French only)</div> http://www.sq.gouv.qc.ca/AfficherDetailsCommunique.do?nom=004-06-octobre&annee=2016&retour=salledepresse
FINTRAC was recognized by the Sûreté du Québec for its contribution to Operation NOUAGE, which resulted in the dismantlement of a cannabis production and drug trafficking network in the Outaouais region.
2016-10-07T09:05:00-05:00 2016-10-07T09:05:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Project Echo Nets ATM Theft Suspects</div> http://www.drps.ca/internet_explorer/whatsnew/whatsnew_view.asp
FINTRAC's contribution was recognized by the Durham Regional Police as part of Project Echo, a multi-jurisdictional investigation into a series of ATM thefts.
2016-09-29T11:00:00-05:00 2016-09-29T11:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">RCMP arrest Thunder Bay resident for Fraud and other Criminal Code Offences</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2016/16-09-20-thunder-bay-eng.htm
FINTRAC's contribution was recognized by the RCMP Serious & Organized Crime Section, following an investigation of an individual for misappropriation of funds.
2016-09-22T015:00:00-05:00 2016-09-22T15:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Government of Canada works with International Partners to Crack Down on Offshore Tax Evasion</div> http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=1121509&tp=1
FINTRAC's collaboration was recognized today by the Canada Revenue Agency in relation to its ongoing audits and criminal investigations associated with the Panama Papers.
2016-09-08T10:40:00-05:00 2016-09-09T10:40:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Public Safety Canada released the 2016 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada</div> http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/2016-pblc-rpr-trrrst-thrt/index-en.aspx

Public Safety Canada released the 2016 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada

2016-08-26T08:00:00-05:00 2016-08-26T08:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Guideline: Methods to ascertain the identity of individual clients (In force as of June 30, 2016)</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/guide/guide11/11-engA.asp

Please note that you have a transition period of one year (June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017) to adopt new methods to ascertain the identity of clients. There was a previous error on our website indicating that the transition year was June 30, 2016 to June 17, 2017 and we are re-publishing to correct this on the FINTRAC website. You have until June 30, 2017 to use either the methods to ascertain identity described in Guideline 6: Record Keeping and Client Identification or the new methods (described in the Guideline Methods to ascertain the identity of individual clients). After June 30, 2017, Guideline 6 : Record Keeping and Client Identification will be obsolete and no longer available online.

2016-08-26T08:00:00-05:00 2016-08-26T08:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">July 28, 2016 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2016-07-28-eng.asp

In order to protect the international financial system from money laundering and terrorist financing risks, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued two statements on June 24, 2016.

2016-07-28T10:00:00-05:00 2016-07-28T10:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Guideline: Methods to ascertain the identity of individual clients (In force as of June 30, 2016) </div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/guide/guide11/11-eng.asp

Due to a technical error, the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations made under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act that received Governor in Council approval on June 17, 2016 contained errors in the coming into force dates. On June 29, 2016 Governor in Council approved amendments to the Regulations that corrected the coming into force provisions to June 30, 2016 and June 17, 2017 respectively.

Effective June 30, 2016, reporting entities will have until June 17, 2017 to adopt new methods to ascertain the identity of clients following the amendments made to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and associated Regulations, after which, only the new methods will apply.

2016-07-04T15:30:00-05:00 2016-07-04T15:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News release: Arrests and searches in connection with drug trafficking (French only)</div> http://www.sq.gouv.qc.ca/actualites/2016/2016-06-29_002.jsp
FINTRAC’s contribution was recognized by the Sûreté du Québec in relation to an investigation of an alleged drug trafficking ring.
2016-06-30T08:30:00-05:00 2016-06-30T08:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Guideline: Methods to ascertain the identity of individual clients (In force as of June 17, 2016) </div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/guide/guide11/11-eng.asp
Effective June 17, 2016, reporting entities will have a one-year transition period to adopt new methods to ascertain the identity of clients following the amendments made to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and associated Regulations, after which, only the new methods will apply.
2016-06-20T14:00:00-05:00 2016-06-20T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">RCMP lay charges in connection with Ontario Provincial Police Association investigation</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2016/16-06-16-gta-rgt-eng.htm
FINTRAC's contribution was recognized by the RCMP Financial Crime and Anti-Corruption Units following a nineteen month investigation into allegations of improper conduct by former senior employees of the Ontario Provincial Police Association and persons acting in concert with them.
2016-06-17T10:00:00-05:00 2016-06-17T10:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">FINTRAC's contribution was recognized by the RCMP in Calgary in relation to an investigation involving allegations of investment fraud.</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ab/news-nouvelles/2016/06/160610-calgary-fraud-theft-fraude-vol-eng.htm
Calgary RCMP charge two Calgary real estate developers with fraud and theft
2016-06-13T08:00:00-05:00 2016-06-13T08:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Three people arrested in "Project Lotto", Joint investigation with OPP</div> http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/34814
Three people arrested in "Project Lotto", Joint investigation with OPP
2016-05-17T14:00:00-05:00 2016-05-17T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Risk-based approach workbook for securities dealers</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/rba/rba-sec-eng.asp
This guide helps securities dealers with the risk-based approach.
2016-05-06T10:08:00-05:00 2016-05-06T10:08:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Becksley Capital Inc., in Toronto, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2016-04-05b-eng.asp
FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Becksley Capital Inc., in Toronto, Ontario
2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00 2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Diamond Exchange Toronto Inc., in Toronto, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2016-04-05a-eng.asp
FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Diamond Exchange Toronto Inc., in Toronto, Ontario
2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00 2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Victoria Jewellers Ltd., in Regina, Saskatchewan</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2016-04-05c-eng.asp
FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Victoria Jewellers Ltd., in Regina, Saskatchewan
2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00 2016-04-05T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: RCMP Integrated National Security Enforcement Team lays terrorism charge against Kevin Omar Mohamed</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2016/29/rcmp-integrated-national-security-enforcement-team-lays-terrorism-charge-kevin-omar
FINTRAC’s contribution was recognized today by the RCMP Integrated National Security Team (INSET) in Toronto in relation to an extensive national security criminal investigation named Project SWAP, resulting in a terrorism charge under the Criminal Code.
2016-03-29T12:00:00-05:00 2016-03-29T12:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Projects JOUG and LIERRE: seven people are arrested by UPAC (French only)</div> https://www.upac.gouv.qc.ca/index.php?id=detail_communique_de_presse&no_cache=1&tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=155
FINTRAC's contribution was recognized in a press conference today by l'Unité permanente anticorruption (UPAC) in relation to an investigation on illegal political party financing.
2016-03-17T12:30:00-05:00 2016-03-17T12:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News release: Combatting Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2016-03-08-eng.asp
Finance Minister Bill Morneau today tabled in Parliament the 2015 Annual Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), Combatting Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The report details the activities and operations that Canada’s financial intelligence unit carried out in 2014–15.
2016-03-08T12:40:00-05:00 2016-03-08T12:40:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Two Properties Restrained in Ottawa Area</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2016/16-01-14-ottawa-eng.htm
Two Properties Restrained in Ottawa Area
2016-01-07T15:00:00-05:00 2016-01-07T15:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Arrests in $93M US Pyramid Scheme, Toronto and Vancouver Men Charged</div> http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/33520v1
Arrests in $93M US Pyramid Scheme, Toronto and Vancouver Men Charged
2015-12-09T14:00:00-05:00 2015-12-09T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Arrests in $93M US Pyramid Scheme, Toronto and Vancouver Men Charged</div> http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/33520
Arrests in $93M US Pyramid Scheme, Toronto and Vancouver Men Charged
2015-12-09T14:00:00-05:00 2015-12-09T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">December 7, 2015 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2015-12-07-eng.asp
In order to protect the international financial system from money laundering and terrorist financing risks, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued two statements on October 23, 2015. Canada is a member of FATF and strongly supports its efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist activity financing.
2015-12-07T09:30:00-05:00 2015-12-07T09:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Services Financiers C.M. Inc., in Montréal, Québec</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2015-11-18-eng.asp
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2015-11-18T09:00:00-05:00 2015-11-18T09:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Countrywide Generations Realty Ltd., in Pickering, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2015-09-11-eng.asp
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2015-09-11T15:00:00-05:00 2015-09-11T15:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">July 29, 2015 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2015-07-28-eng.asp
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre (FINTRAC) is advising that reporting entities should consider the above when deciding whether to file a suspicious transaction report in respect of financial transactions or attempted financial transactions emanating from, or destined to, Iran or the DPRK. FINTRAC is also advising that reporting entities should consider giving special attention to financial transactions or attempted financial transactions related to Algeria and Burma (Myanmar).
2015-07-29T10:30:00-05:00 2015-07-29T10:30:18-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Consultation on proposed amendments to the PCMLTFR</div> http://fin.gc.ca/activty/consult_-eng.asp
Finance Canada is inviting comments on the proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations, as published in the Canada Gazette.
2015-07-06T12:00:00-05:00 2015-07-06T12:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: J-Touchdown: four additional men facing charges in cocaine trafficking investigation, Tracadie, N.B.</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/nb/news-nouvelles/releases-communiques/15-07-03-115632-eng.htm
J-Touchdown: four additional men facing charges in cocaine trafficking investigation, Tracadie, N.B.
2015-07-06T09:00:00-05:00 2015-07-06T08:37:41-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Coin Co International PLC, also operating as Coinco International PLC, in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, United Kingdom</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2015-07-03-eng.asp
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2015-07-03T09:30:00-05:00 2015-07-03T08:48:45-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: CFSEU Dismantles 'Ndrangheta Criminal Organization</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2015/15-06-03-gta-rgt-eng.htm
The Combined Special Forces Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) in the Greater Toronto Area has recognized FINTRAC's contribution to a two-year investigation into several organized crime cells that were allegedly involved in the importation of drugs, trafficking of firearms and drugs, and extreme violence and extortion to facilitate their criminal activities.
2015-06-03T12:00:00-05:00 2015-06-03T11:45:25-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2015-03-26-eng.asp
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is reiterating to all reporting entities subject to the requirements of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act the risks of doing business with individuals and entities based in, or connected to, Iran and the DPRK. FINTRAC would like to reiterate the statement issued by FATF on October 24, 2014 expressing its deep concern with the financing generated by, and provided to, the terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
2015-03-26T11:36:13-05:00 2015-03-26T11:36:13-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening Statement by Director Gérald Cossette Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2015-03-24-eng.asp
Opening Statement by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.
2015-03-24T11:36:13-05:00 2015-03-24T11:36:13-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FATF Action on Terrorist Finance</div> http://www.fatf-gafi.org/documents/news/fatf-action-on-terrorist-finance.html
FATF Action on Terrorist Finance
2015-02-27T12:15:00-05:00 2015-02-27T12:15:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening remarks at the Casino Forum, Ottawa, February 3, 2015. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2015-02-23-eng.asp
Opening remarks by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at the Casino Forum
2015-02-23T10:30:00-05:00 2015-02-23T10:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Calgary Crime Group Hit with $5 million Drug Seizure</div> http://www.alert-ab.ca/calgary-crime-group-hit-with-5-million-drug-seizure/
Calgary Crime Group Hit with $5 million Drug Seizure
2015-02-19T14:00:00-05:00 2015-02-19T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mass Marketing Fraud: Money Laundering Methods and Techniques – January 2015</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/typologies/2015-02-eng.asp
This Typologies and Trends report aims to identify techniques and methods that are used to launder the proceeds of mass marketing fraud, based on an analysis of voluntary information records and financial transaction reports included in FINTRAC disclosures to Canadian police services and foreign financial intelligence units.
2015-02-03T13:30:00-05:00 2015-02-03T13:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Project Forseti – Integrated Organized Crime Investigation Unit North – Charges/Seizures</div> http://police.saskatoon.sk.ca/news/201539
Project Forseti – Integrated Organized Crime Investigation Unit North – Charges/Seizures
2015-01-16T10:20:00-05:00 2015-01-16T10:20:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">FINTRAC publishes its policy interpretations</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/FINS/1-eng.asp
FINTRAC publishes its policy interpretations
2014-12-18T16:00:00-05:00 2014-12-18T16:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Mother-and-son duo plead guilty to Ponzi scheme</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ab/news-nouvelles/archives/2014/141216-calgary-ponzi-eng.htm
Mother-and-son duo plead guilty to Ponzi scheme
2014-12-17T11:00:00-05:00 2014-12-17T11:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Deterring and Detecting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2014-11-20-eng.asp
News Release announcing the Minister of Finance tabled in Parliament the 2013–14 Annual Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC).
2014-11-21T08:00:00-05:00 2014-11-21T08:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening statement at the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, Ottawa, October 20, 2014. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2014-10-20-eng.asp
Opening statement by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence
2014-10-20T14:00:00-05:00 2014-10-20T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening remarks at the Université de Montréal Conference on the prevention and detection of economic crime, Montréal, October 10, 2014. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2014-10-10-eng.asp
Opening remarks by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at the Université de Montréal Conference on the prevention and detection of economic crime
2014-10-20T14:10:00-05:00 2014-10-20T14:10:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: The accused Riadh Ben Aissa was extradited to Quebec</div> https://www.upac.gouv.qc.ca/index.php?id=detail_communique_de_presse&no_cache=1&tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=74&tx_news_pi1%5Bcontroller%5D=News&tx_news_pi1%5Baction%5D=detail&cHash=0f5ba1afec642c951892d43ff798237d
The accused Riadh Ben Aissa was extradited to Quebec
2014-10-16T11:20:00-05:00 2014-10-16T11:20:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: RCMP seize 2.2 kilos, over $ 127,190 cash and charge two – Bank account frozen</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ab/news-nouvelles/archives/2014/140820-rd-seizure-eng.htm
RCMP seize 2.2 kilos, over $ 127,190 cash and charge two – Bank account frozen
2014-08-21T12:00:00-05:00 2014-08-21T12:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The FINTRAC, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Partners pamphlet has been updated to reflect the new legislative changes</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/brochure/2011-02/1-eng.asp
The FINTRAC, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Partners pamphlet has been updated to reflect the new legislative changes.
2014-08-08T12:00:00-05:00 2014-08-08T12:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">FINTRAC Advisory regarding Money Services Businesses dealing in virtual currency</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2014-07-30-eng.asp
FINTRAC Advisory regarding Money Services Businesses dealing in virtual currency
2014-07-30T14:00:00-05:00 2014-07-30T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Altaif Inc., in Ottawa, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2014-07-28b-eng.asp
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2014-07-28T10:00:00-05:00 2014-07-28T10:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Bendix Foreign Exchange Corporation, in Toronto, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/2014-07-28a-eng.asp
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2014-07-28T10:10:00-05:00 2014-07-28T10:10:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: RCMP charge 11 in investment scam</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2014/14-06-19-toronto-eng.htm
RCMP charge 11 in investment scam
2014-06-27T12:00:00-05:00 2014-06-27T12:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Project Clemenza: Two major Italian organized crime cells dismantled</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/06/140612-eng.htm
Project Clemenza: Two Major Italian Organized Crime Cells Dismantled
2014-06-12T14:15:00-05:00 2014-06-12T14:15:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Conspiracy to import and traffic in cocaine: 17 arrests</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/06/140611-eng.htm
Conspiracy to import and traffic in cocaine: 17 arrests
2014-06-12T09:18:00-05:00 2014-06-12T09:18:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Crack down on an international mass marketing fraud network: 16 arrests</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/05/140527-eng.htm
Crack down on an international mass marketing fraud network: 16 arrests
2014-05-30T09:00:00-05:00 2014-05-30T09:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Two arrested after 160 investors lose 21 million: RCMP</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2014/14-05-07-kitchener-eng.htm
Two arrested after 160 investors lose 21 million
2014-05-07T13:37:00-05:00 2014-05-07T13:37:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: 9 Arrested after RCMP disrupt Illegal Tobacco Distribution Network</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2014/14-05-02b-london-eng.htm
9 Arrested after RCMP disrupt Illegal Tobacco Distribution Network
2014-05-02T14:45:00-05:00 2014-05-02T14:45:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Five Victims Defrauded for Over Four Million Dollars</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/05/140501-eng.htm
Five Victims Defrauded for Over Four Million Dollars
2014-05-01T14:30:00-05:00 2014-05-01T14:30:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: RCMP Conducts Search Warrants as part of a Terrorist Financing Investigation</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/news-nouvelles/2014/04-29-financing-financement-eng.htm
RCMP Conducts Search Warrants as part of a Terrorist Financing Investigation
2014-04-30T09:45:00-05:00 2014-04-30T09:45:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening remarks at the C.D. Howe Institute's financial services research initiative policy council meeting, Toronto, April 9, 2014. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2014-04-09-eng.asp
Opening remarks by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at C.D. Howe Institute's financial services research initiative policy council meeting
2014-04-25T13:45:00-05:00 2014-04-25T13:45:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening remarks at Osgoode Hall Law School's tenth annual symposium on money laundering, Toronto, April 4, 2014. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2014-04-04-eng.asp
Opening remarks by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette at Osgoode Hall Law School's tenth annual symposium on money laundering
2014-04-25T13:50:00-05:00 2014-04-25T13:50:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Financial Markets: Two Persons Charged with Fraud</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/04/140424-eng.htm
Financial Markets: Two Persons Charged with Fraud
2014-04-24T13:00:00-05:00 2014-04-24T13:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The FINTRAC examination pamphlet has been updated to clarify when the examination process begins</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/brochure/05-2005/4-eng.asp
The FINTRAC examination pamphlet has been updated to clarify when the examination process begins.
2014-04-01T09:00:00-05:00 2014-04-01T09:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Massive investment fraud leads to six arrests by the RCMP</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2014/14-03-26-gta-rgt-eng.htm
Massive investment fraud leads to six arrests by the RCMP
2014-03-26T15:00:00-05:00 2014-03-26T15:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Crack Down on a Mass Telemarketing Fraud Network: 23 Arrests</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/qc/nouv-news/com-rel/2014/03/140320-eng.htm
Mass Telemarketing Fraud Network Arrests
2014-03-21T10:00:00-05:00 2014-03-21T10:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: Charges laid in Bankruptcy Fraud Investigation</div> http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2014/14-02-27-gta-rgt-eng.htm
Charges laid in Bankruptcy Fraud Investigation
2014-02-27T14:25:00-05:00 2014-02-27T14:25:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">News Release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty against Questrade, Inc., in Toronto, Ontario</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/nr/pen-eng.asp?n=21
FINTRAC makes public on this website a list of the administrative monetary penalties imposed, once all proceedings have ended, if one of the following criteria is met: where the person or entity has committed a very serious violation; the base penalty amount is equal to or greater than $250,000, before adjustments are made in consideration of the person or entity's compliance history and ability to pay; or repeat significant non-compliance on the part of the person or entity.
2014-02-21T14:00:00-05:00 2014-02-21T14:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Opening remarks before the Montréal Chapter of ACAMS, February 11, 2014. By FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/ps-pa/2014-02-12-eng.asp
Opening remarks by FINTRAC Director Gérald Cossette to ACAMS Montréal.
2014-02-12T16:00:00-05:00 2014-02-12T16:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Guideline 4 and Guideline 6 have been updated to reflect new requirements coming into force on February 1, 2014</div> http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/publications/guide/guide-eng.asp
Guideline 4 and Guideline 6 have been updated to reflect new requirements coming into force on February 1, 2014
2014-01-31T12:30:00-05:00 2014-01-31T12:30:00-05:00