Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Rules

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Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Rules 2017-05-20T20:50:20+00:00

Artifice professionals have the experience and knowledge necessary to help businesses comply with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and its implementing regulations, the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules.

Whether you need to unwind a sophisticated scheme to place, layer and extract funds or to assess the design and effectiveness of a BSA/AML compliance program to prevent, detect and respond to red flags indicating possible money laundering activities, our seasoned professionals are ready to serve. We have extensive experience tracing and securing cash and other assets resulting from illicit activity. Artifice has located assets skillfully hidden by sophisticated fraudsters who have used a variety of means, including front companies, off-shore accounts, and correspondent accounts. Our experience includes advising prosecutors as they assess the design and effectiveness of BSA/AML compliance programs at financial institutions where illicit funds were known to have passed for factors that could impact corporate criminal liability.

Clients often remark about Artifice’s straightforward, focused approach. Once you explain your concerns, we determine and rank your risks and clarify your expectations. Then we provide a clear explanation of how we can help you. This opening dialog is designed to help you appreciate the potential ramifications of your situation, enabling you to begin reducing the severity of possible consequences.

The work Artifice has done as an independent corporate monitor gives us an edge over other consultants when it comes to understanding the expectations of the government agencies that oversee these programs.

Our experience includes, but is not limited to, investigations of:

  • Asset Tracing and Recovery Assistance
  • Contractor / Vendor Due Diligence or Abuse
  • Internal Controls and Corporate Compliance
  • Criminal Referrals
  • Embezzlements
  • Ethics / Conflicts of Interest/Related Parties
  • Executive and Corporate Defense
  • False Claims Act Violations / Schemes
  • False Vendor Schemes
  • Financial Statement and Records Manipulations
  • Kickback Schemes and Anti-Trust Activities
  • Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Misuse / Misappropriation of Assets
  • Quantifications of Fraud Damages
  • Subpoena Responses
  • T&E or M&E Abuse
  • Whistleblower and “Hotline” Investigations

Need help unwinding a sophisticated money-laundering scheme or assessing the ability of a BSA/AML compliance program to detect such a scheme? Let’s talk and we can determine a course of action together.