Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of CanadaWhat's New at the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of CanadaFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canadahttp://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/index.html2015-07-03T10:23:00-05:00http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/rss/rss-eng.asphttp://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: 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.
2015-07-03T09:30:00-05:002015-07-03T08:48:45-05:00
<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.
2015-06-03T12:00:00-05:002015-06-03T11:45:25-05:00
<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
2015-02-27T12:15:00-05:002015-02-27T12:15:00-05:00
<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
2015-02-23T10:30:00-05:002015-02-23T10:30:00-05:00
<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
2015-02-19T14:00:00-05:002015-02-19T14:00:00-05:00
<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.
2015-02-03T13:30:00-05:002015-02-03T13:30:00-05:00
<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
2015-01-16T10:20:00-05:002015-01-16T10:20:00-05:00
<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
2014-12-18T16:00:00-05:002014-12-18T16:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-12-17T11:00:00-05:002014-12-17T11:00:00-05:00
<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).
2014-11-21T08:00:00-05:002014-11-21T08:00:00-05:00
<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/2014-11-06-eng.asp
Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
2014-11-06T11:00:00-05:002014-11-06T11:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-10-20T14:00:00-05:002014-10-20T14:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-10-20T14:10:00-05:002014-10-20T14:10:00-05:00
<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
2014-10-16T11:20:00-05:002014-10-16T11:20:00-05:00
<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
2014-08-21T12:00:00-05:002014-08-21T12:00:00-05:00
<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.
2014-08-08T12:00:00-05:002014-08-08T12:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-07-30T14:00:00-05:002014-07-30T14:00:00-05:00
<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.
2014-07-28T10:00:00-05:002014-07-28T10:00:00-05:00
<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.
2014-07-28T10:10:00-05:002014-07-28T10:10:00-05:00
<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/2014-07-23-eng.asp
Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
2014-07-23T10:00:00-05:002014-07-23T10:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-06-27T12:00:00-05:002014-06-27T12:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-06-12T14:15:00-05:002014-06-12T14:15:00-05:00
<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
2014-06-12T09:18:00-05:002014-06-12T09:18:00-05:00
<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
2014-05-30T09:00:00-05:002014-05-30T09:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-05-07T13:37:00-05:002014-05-07T13:37:00-05:00
<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
2014-05-02T14:45:00-05:002014-05-02T14:45:00-05:00
<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
2014-05-01T14:30:00-05:002014-05-01T14:30:00-05:00
<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
2014-04-30T09:45:00-05:002014-04-30T09:45:00-05:00
<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
2014-04-25T13:45:00-05:002014-04-25T13:45:00-05:00
<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
2014-04-25T13:50:00-05:002014-04-25T13:50:00-05:00
<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
2014-04-24T13:00:00-05:002014-04-24T13:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Canada announces sanctions for Ukraine and Russia under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA)</div>http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2014-04-08-eng.asp
Canada announces sanctions for Ukraine and Russia under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA)
2014-04-08T14:00:00-05:002014-04-08T14:00:00-05:00
<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.
2014-04-01T09:00:00-05:002014-04-01T09:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-03-26T15:00:00-05:002014-03-26T15:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-03-21T10:00:00-05:002014-03-21T10:00:00-05:00
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">FINTRAC calls for special attention in relation to corrupt foreign officials from Ukraine</div>http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/new-neuf/avs/2014-03-07-eng.asp
FINTRAC would like to bring to the attention of all entities that have reporting obligations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) that on March 5, 2014, the Governor in Council brought into force the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations under the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (FACFOA).
2014-03-07T15:30:00-05:002014-03-07T15:30:00-05:00
<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/2014-03-03-eng.asp
This advisory calls for continued vigilance when dealing with financial entities from the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
2014-03-03T13:00:00-05:002014-03-03T13:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-02-27T14:25:00-05:002014-02-27T14:25:00-05:00
<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.
2014-02-21T14:00:00-05:002014-02-21T14:00:00-05:00
<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.
2014-02-12T16:00:00-05:002014-02-12T16:00:00-05:00
<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
2014-01-31T12:30:00-05:002014-01-31T12:30:00-05:00