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    Hidden ownership in high-end real estate

    2018-09-25T11:15:00Z

    Title: OCEG: Hidden ownershipThis latest installment of the Compliance Week/OCEG GRC Illustrated series explores how fraudsters are using high-end real estate to launder money.

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    FinCEN escalates crackdown on shell companies

    2017-08-25T10:45:00Z

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has expanded efforts to require that title insurance companies identify the true owners behind shell companies used to pay for high-end real estate.

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    Treasury Moves to Shine a Light on Real Estate Transactions

    2016-02-01T14:30:00Z

    Recently, the U.S. Treasury Department said it would begin demanding to know the names of folks behind the shell companies, which ultra-wealthy foreigners use to hide behind multimillion-dollar real estate purchases. Efforts by the U.S. Treasury Department to police more closely large cash purchases of real estate as a method ...