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CRM 2000 - 2500

2028. Bank Records And Foreign Transactions Act

For a further discussion of the provisions of the Bank Records and Foreign Transactions Act--which is frequently referred to in the following discussion as the Bank Secrecy Act--United States Attorneys and their Assistants should refer to chapters 1 and 2 of the Money Laundering Federal Prosecution Manual (1992). This manual can be obtained from the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the Criminal Division.

Assistant United States Attorneys should keep the Department of Justice advised respecting the developments in important Bank Secrecy Act cases as they arise. Telephone advice and assistance as to criminal sanctions and civil penalties, or as to the seizure and forfeiture of monetary instruments, may be obtained by contacting the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, United States Department of Justice, P.O. Box 27322, Central Station, Washington, D.C. 20038. Phone: (202) 514-1263. Fax: (202) 514-5522.

[cited in JM 9-79.200]