When Will They Ever Learn?

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Bank of America (BoA) is in the news again. This time, Bank of America must pay a $30 million fine after a financial regulator found numerous violations related to the accounts of 73,000 military service members. Questions: 1. What actions did the bank take against military service members that were illegal? 2. What steps did… Read more »

The Big Wash Machine for Mexican drug cartels

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Turning dirty cash from drug sales into clean, usable currency has become harder for Mexican drug gangs as a result of tighter banking regulations at home and in the U.S. However, the latest money laundering schemes are piggy-backing on cross-border trade. Questions: 1. What is a “suspicious activity report” filed by banks in the U.S…. Read more »