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From: Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

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[ 2024-02-23 ]Guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with Russia issued on February 24, 2024
[ 2024-02-23 ]Update to the guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran: clarifications on requirements for virtual currency transactions
[ 2024-02-22 ]Additional technical resource documents published to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and the Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2024-02-22 ]News release: Arrest Made in Human Trafficking Project, Project Blanco
[ 2024-02-20 ]Joint financial intelligence advisory: illegal procurement of dual-use goods by Russian end-users
[ 2024-02-08 ]News release: Thunder Bay Police Service releases details of Project Marble
[ 2024-01-31 ]Additional technical resource documents published to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and the Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2024-01-19 ]Additional technical resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to reporting forms
[ 2024-01-17 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Global West Realty Limited
[ 2024-01-08 ]News release: Kingston Police make arrest following fraud investigation
[ 2023-12-29 ]New resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2023-12-22 ]News release: Police arrest four people in multi million-dollar money laundering operation
[ 2023-12-22 ]News release: David Del Bianco sentenced to 4.5 years in jail for fraud and money laundering
[ 2023-12-21 ]News release: Minister’s statement on major forfeiture of PacNet assets
[ 2023-12-21 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2023-12-15 ]News release: Update: Project Top Shelf
[ 2023-12-15 ]Backgrounder: Change to public notices for administrative monetary penalties
[ 2023-12-14 ]News release: RCMP drug-trafficking investigation, Project Bustle, results in multiple charges and seizures of cocaine and cash
[ 2023-12-08 ]News release: Two Ontario men arrested on terrorism charges
[ 2023-12-07 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
[ 2023-12-06 ]News release: Money laundering through cryptocurrency uncovered in RCMP’s Project Decrypt
[ 2023-12-06 ]Counter Terrorist Financing Task Force – Israel (CTFTI): FIU Task Force Public Statement
[ 2023-12-05 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Royal Bank of Canada
[ 2023-12-04 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes its 2022–23 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2023-11-29 ]News release: Two men found guilty and sentenced in human trafficking investigation
[ 2023-11-23 ]News release: Two individuals charged with operating an illegal currency exchange business
[ 2023-11-20 ]November 20, 2023 – FINTRAC advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force
[ 2023-11-16 ]Speaking points for Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the ACAMS Assembly Canada Conference
[ 2023-11-10 ]News release: ASC finds that Ali Ghani, Prism, Summerside Development Trust and others perpetrated a fraud on investors
[ 2023-11-09 ]News release: Governments agree new measures to clamp down on financial crime fuelling the illegal wildlife trade
[ 2023-10-31 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Austin Jewellers
[ 2023-10-27 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Norwich Real Estate Services Inc.
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC implements important changes: Large Cash Transaction Report form, guidance and API report submission
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC has updated the following page: Draft documents to help you prepare for changes to FINTRAC’s reporting forms
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC has updated the schedule to implement changes to its reporting forms
[ 2023-10-12 ]Modernization and upcoming changes impacting reporting entities
[ 2023-10-12 ]Charging reporting entities for FINTRAC’s compliance program as of April 1, 2024
[ 2023-10-12 ]Requirements applicable to armoured cars as of July 1, 2024
[ 2023-10-12 ]Requirements applicable to the mortgage sector as of October 11, 2024
[ 2023-10-05 ]News release: RCMP Manitoba Organized Crime Unit lay money laundering charge in Project Doom
[ 2023-09-26 ]News release: Federal RCMP and Homeland Security Investigations disrupt international drug ring
[ 2023-09-19 ]News release: Operation Report – Drug Trafficking (French only)
[ 2023-08-31 ]Conducting transactions with a money services business
[ 2023-08-31 ]News release: Two facing over 80 charges in large-scale Ponzi scheme
[ 2023-08-24 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on 857132 Ontario Limited
[ 2023-08-18 ]FINTRAC has updated the following page: Draft documents to help you prepare for changes to FINTRAC’s reporting forms
[ 2023-08-17 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Deshi Foreign Exchange Inc.
[ 2023-08-16 ]News release: Update: Calgary human trafficking suspect facing additional charges
[ 2023-08-10 ]News release: Project Odeon Dismantles Significant Illegal Opioid Producers
[ 2023-08-10 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on The Centre Pacific Project Marketing Corp.
[ 2023-08-09 ]News release: Update: Charges laid in Project Carlos
[ 2023-08-02 ]Video 5 – Verifying the identity of a client: Reliance method
[ 2023-07-31 ]News release: Charges laid against Islamic State financier in Canada’s terrorist financing investigation
[ 2023-07-28 ]News release: Project Safe 2023
[ 2023-07-27 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2023-07-25 ]Updated indicators: Laundering the proceeds of crime through underground banking schemes
[ 2023-07-19 ]News release: PRP Joint Force Operation Results in significant cargo theft recovery
[ 2023-07-17 ]July 17, 2023 – FINTRAC advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force
[ 2023-07-07 ]News release: Saskatchewan RCMP STRT charges two males after investigation into forced labour at Saskatchewan restaurants
[ 2023-07-06 ]News release: Human trafficker allegedly recruited victim over social media
[ 2023-06-29 ]News release: Fugitive facing charges in a CRA scam relinquishes $200K to the BC Civil Forfeiture Office
[ 2023-06-13 ]News release: Police and border services rescue victims of human trafficking ring
[ 2023-06-12 ]News release: Four people charged following drug trafficking investigation
[ 2023-06-02 ]News release: Jordan McBean sentenced to 7 years in jail for fraud
[ 2023-05-31 ]News release: Project Pacific: Results of Collaborative Human Trafficking Investigation
[ 2023-05-24 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Niavaran Canada Inc.
[ 2023-05-18 ]Special Bulletin on Russia-linked money laundering activities
[ 2023-05-11 ]Video 4 – Verifying the identity of a client: Affiliate or member method
[ 2023-04-14 ]News release: Integrated Market Enforcement Team charges five individuals in transnational brand hijacking scheme
[ 2023-04-03 ]News release: WRPS and Partners Make Arrest in Fraud Investigation
[ 2023-03-31 ]News release: Arrest made in Orillia labour human trafficking case
[ 2023-03-24 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Vision Bank Ltd.
[ 2023-03-24 ]News release: Chilliwack RCMP seek public assistance in identifying a female suspected of ATM thefts
[ 2023-03-22 ]Video 3 – Verifying the identity of a client: Dual-process method
[ 2023-03-20 ]March 20, 2023 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2023-03-10 ]Speaking Notes for Sarah Paquet Director and Chief Executive Officer As part of a panel on Following the Money: Trends in Financial Crime and the Funding of Illicit Activities at the 91st Annual Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence
[ 2023-03-06 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Wealth One Bank of Canada
[ 2023-02-22 ]News release: IJFS Assists 61 Victims of Human Trafficking – 239 Charges Laid
[ 2023-02-22 ]Update to the Guidance on methods to verify the identity of persons and entities: New section entitled “How to verify the identity of a person who does not have any identity verification documentation or information for a retail deposit account”
[ 2023-02-20 ]Invitation to comment on the proposed regulations related to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act published in the Canada Gazette (Part I, Volume 157, Number 7) by March 20, 2023
[ 2023-02-17 ]News release: Inter-Provincial Investigation – Project Onyx
[ 2023-02-16 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2023-02-09 ]News release: RCMP and CBSA prevent 84 kg of suspected cocaine from entering Canada
[ 2023-02-02 ]News release: Three people arrested and charged in fraudulent gift cards investigation, Project Wash
[ 2023-01-31 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes money laundering indicators related to illegal wildlife trade in support of Project Anton
[ 2023-01-27 ]News release: Four Charged with Importing Cocaine and Proceeds of Crime
[ 2023-01-26 ]Video 2 – Verifying the identity of a client: Credit file method
[ 2023-01-19 ]News release: Charges laid against 3 Ontario residents after smuggling 1.5 tonnes of cocaine into Canada
[ 2023-01-16 ]News release: Court finds William Jordan McBean guilty of fraud
[ 2022-12-16 ]Resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) form
[ 2022-12-15 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes terrorist activity financing indicators in its new Operational Alert
[ 2022-12-08 ]Information on upcoming changes to SWIFT EFTR and ISO20022 implementation
[ 2022-12-01 ]News release: Canada-wide warrants issued for Calgary man connected to human trafficking
[ 2022-12-01 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes its 2021–22 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2022-11-28 ]November 28, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-11-23 ]News release: Project Collector halts Cross-Canada money laundering
[ 2022-11-17 ]Updated resource documents to help you prepare for changes to the Large Cash Transaction Report (LCTR) form
[ 2022-11-10 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2022-11-02 ]Video 1 — Verifying the identity of a client: Government-issued photo ID method
[ 2022-10-31 ]News release: Three arrested, 178 grams of cocaine seized after Saskatchewan RCMP Crime Reduction Team investigation into trafficking in Melfort area
[ 2022-10-25 ]News release: RCMP Federal Policing Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team charge man in $2.1 million mortgage fraud scheme
[ 2022-10-18 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Cathay Pacific Realty Ltd.
[ 2022-10-13 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on LaBoutique Realty Ltd.
[ 2022-10-06 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Pan Pacific Platinum Real Estate Services Inc.
[ 2022-09-28 ]News release: Project Cobra Intercepts $55 Million Worth of Drugs
[ 2022-09-28 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes indicators on the laundering of proceeds from illicit cannabis in support of Project Legion
[ 2022-08-30 ]News release: RCMP restrains lakefront home in relation to proceeds of crime
[ 2022-08-16 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Cheetah Consulting Ltd.
[ 2022-07-21 ]News release: Two arrested in Southeast Alberta fentanyl seizure
[ 2022-07-21 ]Crowdfunding platforms and certain payment service providers must register with FINTRAC
[ 2022-07-21 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Thanh Hung Truong (Bijouterie Kim Dung)
[ 2022-07-12 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Nu Stream Realty Inc.
[ 2022-07-08 ]July 8, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-07-07 ]News release: Project Carnet: three individuals charged in money laundering investigation
[ 2022-07-06 ]Resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the LCTR form
[ 2022-07-05 ]News release: RCMP unravel money laundering scheme leading to charges for five individuals
[ 2022-06-24 ]FINTRAC’s financial intelligence disclosures
[ 2022-06-23 ]News release: Project Deception disrupts interprovincial drug network
[ 2022-06-23 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Sokhom Ung, operating as Bureau de change Saint-Michel
[ 2022-06-15 ]Remarks from Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, at the Canadian Institute 21st Annual Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime
[ 2022-06-10 ]News release: Yukon RCMP Crime Reduction Unit arrest: speaking notes from media availability on June 8, 2022
[ 2022-06-07 ]News release: Significant drug seizure/70 criminal charges laid as result of investigation into sophisticated crime group distributing large quantities of drugs in SK and AB
[ 2022-05-17 ]News release: Theodor Hennig sentenced in Provincial Court
[ 2022-05-12 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Montecristo Jewellers Inc.
[ 2022-05-11 ]News release: RCMP uncovers complex fraud scheme leading to charges for Toronto family
[ 2022-05-10 ]News release: RCMP investigation leads to counterfeit currency charges
[ 2022-05-10 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on 9293-0809 Québec Inc.
[ 2022-05-05 ]News release: FINTRAC releases key characteristics of illicit underground banking through unregistered money services businesses
[ 2022-04-29 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Laurentian Bank of Canada
[ 2022-04-27 ]Crowdfunding platforms and certain payment service providers must register with FINTRAC and the definition of “EFT” has been amended
[ 2022-04-14 ]News release: Project Exodus results in four Men charged with Human Trafficking; police seeking further victims and releasing photos
[ 2022-04-08 ]News release: Important seizures: drugs and firearms (In French only)
[ 2022-03-30 ]News release: Manitoba RCMP Project Divergent: Hells Angels, international police forces, and 22 charged
[ 2022-03-28 ]March 28, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-03-24 ]Special Bulletin on Russia-linked money laundering related to sanctions evasion
[ 2022-03-22 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Forest Hill Real Estate Inc.
[ 2022-03-21 ]Advisory to Canadian Businesses on Canada’s Sanctions Related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine – Russian invasion of Ukraine
[ 2022-03-16 ]News release: Russia-related sanctions and illicit finance FIU working group statement of intent
[ 2022-03-15 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Taiwanese Canadian Toronto Credit Union Limited
[ 2022-03-11 ]News release: RCMP NL Project Broken comes to successful conclusion with multiple sentences
[ 2022-03-03 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Sino Financial Ltd
[ 2022-02-24 ]Opening Remarks by Barry MacKillop, Deputy Director of Intelligence, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the House of Commons Finance Committee Parliamentary Review of the Emergencies Act
[ 2022-02-18 ]News release: FINTRAC publishes its 2020–21 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2022-02-16 ]News release: Canada invokes the Emergencies Act to limit funding of illegal blockades and restore public order
[ 2022-02-10 ]Opening Remarks by Barry MacKillop, Deputy Director of Intelligence, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the House of Commons Public Safety and National Security Committee
[ 2022-01-31 ]Withdrawal of temporary COVID-related support to reporting entities
[ 2022-01-13 ]News release: Operation Phoenix – Drugs & Guns Arrests: R21-23405
[ 2022-01-13 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Libro Credit Union Limited
[ 2022-01-05 ]News release: Pleas and Sentencing in Fraudulent Investment Scheme
[ 2021-12-23 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Canada)
[ 2021-12-17 ]News release: Man charged by RCMP War Crimes section pleads guilty to Wilful promotion of hatred
[ 2021-12-02 ]Update to reporting entities on expectations as of December 1, 2021
[ 2021-12-01 ]News release: Ottawa convenience store owner sentenced for tax evasion
[ 2021-11-29 ]News release: Alberta RCMP Federal Policing obtain Canada-wide warrant for husband and wife believed to be operating million-dollar investment scam
[ 2021-11-23 ]News release: Project Elk concludes with eight arrests, millions in drugs and assets seized
[ 2021-11-16 ]News release: Charges laid after lengthy romance fraud investigation
[ 2021-11-16 ]News release: OPP and London Police Service Dismantle Criminal Organization, Seize $32 million in Illegal Cannabis
[ 2021-11-12 ]News Release: RCMP Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team charge Money Services Business owner
[ 2021-11-09 ]Speaking Notes for Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Canadian Conference
[ 2021-11-04 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Pacific Place – Arc Realty Ltd.
[ 2021-11-03 ]Remarks from Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the ACAMS 9th Annual AML and Anti-Financial Crime Conference
[ 2021-09-27 ]Update to the FINTRAC web reporting system – Large virtual currency transaction reporting
[ 2021-07-30 ]News release: FINTRAC provides additional money laundering indicators associated with human trafficking for sexual exploitation in support of Project Protect
[ 2021-07-15 ]New release: Police Dismantle Criminal Organizations Importing and Trafficking Cocaine and Other Illegal Drugs
[ 2021-06-28 ]News release: Alberta RCMP Federal Policing lay charges in multi-million-dollar fraud and secret commission scheme
[ 2021-06-25 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Les Immeubles Diamant Diamant Inc.
[ 2021-06-16 ]News release: RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms
[ 2021-06-15 ]Special Bulletin on Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism: A Terrorist Activity Financing Profile
[ 2021-06-11 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on HomeLife Glenayre Realty Chilliwack Ltd.
[ 2021-06-10 ]News release: FINTRAC signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec
[ 2021-06-01 ]Regulatory amendments in force as of June 1, 2021
[ 2021-05-20 ]News release: FINTRAC signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia
[ 2021-05-19 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Magasin Château D'Ivoire Inc.
[ 2021-05-18 ]Notice on the assessment of obligations coming into force on June 1, 2021
[ 2021-04-09 ]News release: "Project LYNX" Targets Organized Drug Trafficking Network – Leads to Record Setting Seizure for Drug Unit
[ 2021-03-24 ]News release: Alberta RCMP Federal Policing charge husband and wife in multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme
[ 2021-03-22 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Park Georgia Realty Ltd.
[ 2021-03-18 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc.
[ 2021-03-04 ]News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on C&Z Holdings Ltd.
[ 2021-02-19 ]Large Virtual Currency Transaction Report Upload documentation
[ 2021-02-10 ]News release: RCMP and CBSA investigation leads to the arrest of six individuals and the dismantling of a large human trafficking network
[ 2020-11-16 ]Notice on forthcoming regulatory amendments and flexibility, updated December 2, 2021
[ 2020-07-27 ]Desk examination resumption
News releases
Section for news releases
Date Subject
[ 2024-01-17 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Global West Realty Limited
[ 2023-12-07 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
[ 2023-12-06 ]Counter Terrorist Financing Task Force – Israel (CTFTI): FIU Task Force Public Statement
[ 2023-12-05 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Royal Bank of Canada
[ 2023-12-04 ] FINTRAC publishes its 2022–23 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2023-10-31 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Austin Jewellers
[ 2023-10-27 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Norwich Real Estate Services Inc.
[ 2023-08-24 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on 857132 Ontario Limited
[ 2023-08-17 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Deshi Foreign Exchange Inc.
[ 2023-08-10 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on The Centre Pacific Project Marketing Corp.
[ 2023-05-24 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Niavaran Canada Inc.
[ 2023-03-24 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Vision Bank Ltd.
[ 2023-03-06 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Wealth One Bank of Canada
[ 2023-01-31 ] FINTRAC publishes money laundering indicators related to illegal wildlife trade in support of Project Anton
[ 2022-12-15 ] FINTRAC publishes terrorist activity financing indicators in its new Operational Alert
[ 2022-12-01 ] FINTRAC publishes its 2021–22 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2022-10-18 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Cathay Pacific Realty Ltd.
[ 2022-10-13 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on LaBoutique Realty Ltd.
[ 2022-10-06 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Pan Pacific Platinum Real Estate Services Inc.
[ 2022-09-28 ] FINTRAC publishes indicators on the laundering of proceeds from illicit cannabis in support of Project Legion
[ 2022-08-16 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Cheetah Consulting Ltd.
[ 2022-07-21 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Thanh Hung Truong (Bijouterie Kim Dung)
[ 2022-07-12 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Nu Stream Realty Inc.
[ 2022-06-23 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Sokhom Ung, operating as Bureau de change Saint-Michel
[ 2022-05-12 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Montecristo Jewellers Inc.
[ 2022-05-10 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on 9293-0809 Québec Inc.
[ 2022-05-05 ] FINTRAC releases key characteristics of illicit underground banking through unregistered money services businesses
[ 2022-04-29 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Laurentian Bank of Canada
[ 2022-03-22 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Forest Hill Real Estate Inc.
[ 2022-03-16 ] Russia-related sanctions and illicit finance FIU working group statement of intent
[ 2022-03-15 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Taiwanese Canadian Toronto Credit Union Limited
[ 2022-03-03 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Sino Financial Ltd
[ 2022-02-18 ] FINTRAC publishes its 2020–21 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
[ 2022-02-16 ] Canada invokes the Emergencies Act to limit funding of illegal blockades and restore public order
[ 2022-01-13 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Libro Credit Union Limited
[ 2021-12-23 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Canada)
[ 2021-11-04 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Pacific Place – Arc Realty Ltd.
[ 2021-07-30 ] FINTRAC provides additional money laundering indicators associated with human trafficking for sexual exploitation in support of Project Protect
[ 2021-06-25 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Les Immeubles Diamant Diamant Inc.
[ 2021-06-11 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on HomeLife Glenayre Realty Chilliwack Ltd.
[ 2021-06-10 ] FINTRAC signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec
[ 2021-05-20 ] FINTRAC signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia
[ 2021-05-19 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Magasin Château D'Ivoire Inc.
[ 2021-03-22 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Park Georgia Realty Ltd.
[ 2021-03-18 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc.
[ 2021-03-04 ] FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on C&Z Holdings Ltd.
Notices and advisories
Section for notices and advisories for reporting entities
Date Subject
[ 2024-02-23 ]Guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with Russia issued on February 24, 2024
[ 2024-02-23 ]Update to the guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran: clarifications on requirements for virtual currency transactions
[ 2024-02-22 ]Additional technical resource documents published to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and the Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2024-02-20 ]Joint financial intelligence advisory: illegal procurement of dual-use goods by Russian end-users
[ 2024-01-31 ]Additional technical resource documents published to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and the Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2024-01-19 ]Additional technical resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to reporting forms
[ 2023-12-29 ]New resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to Electronic Funds Transfer Report Form and Casino Disbursement Report Form
[ 2023-12-21 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2023-12-15 ]Backgrounder: Change to public notices for administrative monetary penalties
[ 2023-11-20 ]November 20, 2023 – FINTRAC advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC implements important changes: Large Cash Transaction Report form, guidance and API report submission
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC has updated the following page: Draft documents to help you prepare for changes to FINTRAC’s reporting forms
[ 2023-10-23 ]FINTRAC has updated the schedule to implement changes to its reporting forms
[ 2023-10-12 ]Modernization and upcoming changes impacting reporting entities
[ 2023-10-12 ]Charging reporting entities for FINTRAC’s compliance program as of April 1, 2024
[ 2023-10-12 ]Requirements applicable to armoured cars as of July 1, 2024
[ 2023-10-12 ]Requirements applicable to the mortgage sector as of October 11, 2024
[ 2023-08-18 ]FINTRAC has updated the following page: Draft documents to help you prepare for changes to FINTRAC’s reporting forms
[ 2023-07-27 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2023-07-17 ]July 17, 2023 – FINTRAC advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force
[ 2023-03-20 ]March 20, 2023 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2023-02-22 ]Update to the Guidance on methods to verify the identity of persons and entities: New section entitled “How to verify the identity of a person who does not have any identity verification documentation or information for a retail deposit account”
[ 2023-02-16 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2022-12-16 ]Resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) form
[ 2022-12-08 ]Information on upcoming changes to SWIFT EFTR and ISO20022 implementation
[ 2022-11-28 ]November 28, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-11-17 ]Updated resource documents to help you prepare for changes to the Large Cash Transaction Report (LCTR) form
[ 2022-11-10 ]FINTRAC revokes the registration of certain money services businesses
[ 2022-07-21 ]Crowdfunding platforms and certain payment service providers must register with FINTRAC
[ 2022-07-08 ]July 8, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-07-06 ]Resource documents to help reporting entities prepare for changes to the LCTR form
[ 2022-04-27 ]Crowdfunding platforms and certain payment service providers must register with FINTRAC and the definition of “EFT” has been amended
[ 2022-03-28 ]March 28, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
[ 2022-01-31 ]Withdrawal of temporary COVID-related support to reporting entities
[ 2021-12-02 ]Update to reporting entities on expectations as of December 1, 2021
[ 2021-09-27 ]Update to the FINTRAC web reporting system – Large virtual currency transaction reporting
[ 2021-06-01 ]Regulatory amendments in force as of June 1, 2021
[ 2021-05-18 ]Notice on the assessment of obligations coming into force on June 1, 2021
[ 2021-02-19 ]Large Virtual Currency Transaction Report Upload documentation
[ 2020-11-16 ]Notice on forthcoming regulatory amendments and flexibility, updated December 2, 2021
[ 2020-07-27 ]Desk examination resumption
Speeches
Section for presentations and speeches
Date Subject
[ 2023-11-16 ]Speaking points for Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the ACAMS Assembly Canada Conference
[ 2023-03-10 ]Speaking Notes for Sarah Paquet Director and Chief Executive Officer As part of a panel on Following the Money: Trends in Financial Crime and the Funding of Illicit Activities at the 91st Annual Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence
[ 2022-06-15 ]Remarks from Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, at the Canadian Institute 21st Annual Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime
[ 2022-02-24 ]Opening Remarks by Barry MacKillop, Deputy Director of Intelligence, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the House of Commons Finance Committee Parliamentary Review of the Emergencies Act
[ 2022-02-10 ]Opening Remarks by Barry MacKillop, Deputy Director of Intelligence, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the House of Commons Public Safety and National Security Committee
[ 2021-11-09 ]Speaking Notes for Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Canadian Conference
[ 2021-11-03 ]Remarks from Sarah Paquet, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada at the ACAMS 9th Annual AML and Anti-Financial Crime Conference
Financial intelligence contributions
Section for financial intelligence contributions of FINTRAC in the news
Date Subject
[ 2024-02-22 ] Arrest Made in Human Trafficking Project, Project Blanco
[ 2024-02-08 ] Thunder Bay Police Service releases details of Project Marble
[ 2024-01-08 ] Kingston Police make arrest following fraud investigation
[ 2023-12-22 ] Police arrest four people in multi million-dollar money laundering operation
[ 2023-12-22 ] David Del Bianco sentenced to 4.5 years in jail for fraud and money laundering
[ 2023-12-21 ] Minister’s statement on major forfeiture of PacNet assets
[ 2023-12-15 ] Update: Project Top Shelf
[ 2023-12-14 ] RCMP drug-trafficking investigation, Project Bustle, results in multiple charges and seizures of cocaine and cash
[ 2023-12-08 ] Two Ontario men arrested on terrorism charges
[ 2023-12-06 ] Money laundering through cryptocurrency uncovered in RCMP’s Project Decrypt
[ 2023-11-29 ] Two men found guilty and sentenced in human trafficking investigation
[ 2023-11-23 ] Two individuals charged with operating an illegal currency exchange business
[ 2023-11-10 ] ASC finds that Ali Ghani, Prism, Summerside Development Trust and others perpetrated a fraud on investors
[ 2023-11-09 ] Governments agree new measures to clamp down on financial crime fuelling the illegal wildlife trade
[ 2023-10-05 ] RCMP Manitoba Organized Crime Unit lay money laundering charge in Project Doom
[ 2023-09-26 ] Federal RCMP and Homeland Security Investigations disrupt international drug ring
[ 2023-09-19 ] Operation Report – Drug Trafficking (French only)
[ 2023-08-31 ] Two facing over 80 charges in large-scale Ponzi scheme
[ 2023-08-16 ] Update: Calgary human trafficking suspect facing additional charges
[ 2023-08-10 ] Project Odeon Dismantles Significant Illegal Opioid Producers
[ 2023-08-09 ] Update: Charges laid in Project Carlos
[ 2023-07-31 ] Charges laid against Islamic State financier in Canada’s terrorist financing investigation
[ 2023-07-28 ] Project Safe 2023
[ 2023-07-19 ] PRP Joint Force Operation Results in significant cargo theft recovery
[ 2023-07-07 ] Saskatchewan RCMP STRT charges two males after investigation into forced labour at Saskatchewan restaurants
[ 2023-07-06 ] Human trafficker allegedly recruited victim over social media
[ 2023-06-29 ] Fugitive facing charges in a CRA scam relinquishes $200K to the BC Civil Forfeiture Office
[ 2023-06-13 ] Police and border services rescue victims of human trafficking ring
[ 2023-06-12 ] Four people charged following drug trafficking investigation
[ 2023-06-02 ] Jordan McBean sentenced to 7 years in jail for fraud
[ 2023-05-31 ] Project Pacific: Results of Collaborative Human Trafficking Investigation
[ 2023-04-14 ] Integrated Market Enforcement Team charges five individuals in transnational brand hijacking scheme
[ 2023-04-03 ] WRPS and Partners Make Arrest in Fraud Investigation
[ 2023-03-31 ] Arrest made in Orillia labour human trafficking case
[ 2023-03-24 ] Chilliwack RCMP seek public assistance in identifying a female suspected of ATM thefts
[ 2023-02-22 ] IJFS Assists 61 Victims of Human Trafficking – 239 Charges Laid
[ 2023-02-17 ] Inter-Provincial Investigation – Project Onyx
[ 2023-02-09 ] RCMP and CBSA prevent 84 kg of suspected cocaine from entering Canada
[ 2023-02-02 ] Three people arrested and charged in fraudulent gift cards investigation, Project Wash
[ 2023-01-27 ] Four Charged with Importing Cocaine and Proceeds of Crime
[ 2023-01-19 ] Charges laid against 3 Ontario residents after smuggling 1.5 tonnes of cocaine into Canada
[ 2023-01-16 ] Court finds William Jordan McBean guilty of fraud
[ 2022-12-01 ] Canada-wide warrants issued for Calgary man connected to human trafficking
[ 2022-11-23 ] Project Collector halts Cross-Canada money laundering
[ 2022-10-31 ] Three arrested, 178 grams of cocaine seized after Saskatchewan RCMP Crime Reduction Team investigation into trafficking in Melfort area
[ 2022-10-25 ] RCMP Federal Policing Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team charge man in $2.1 million mortgage fraud scheme
[ 2022-09-28 ] Project Cobra Intercepts $55 Million Worth of Drugs
[ 2022-08-30 ] RCMP restrains lakefront home in relation to proceeds of crime
[ 2022-07-21 ] Two arrested in Southeast Alberta fentanyl seizure
[ 2022-07-07 ] Project Carnet: three individuals charged in money laundering investigation
[ 2022-07-05 ] RCMP unravel money laundering scheme leading to charges for five individuals
[ 2022-06-23 ] Project Deception disrupts interprovincial drug network
[ 2022-06-10 ] Yukon RCMP Crime Reduction Unit arrest: speaking notes from media availability on June 8, 2022
[ 2022-06-07 ] Significant drug seizure/70 criminal charges laid as result of investigation into sophisticated crime group distributing large quantities of drugs in SK and AB
[ 2022-05-17 ] Theodor Hennig sentenced in Provincial Court
[ 2022-05-11 ] RCMP uncovers complex fraud scheme leading to charges for Toronto family
[ 2022-05-10 ] RCMP investigation leads to counterfeit currency charges
[ 2022-04-14 ] Project Exodus results in four Men charged with Human Trafficking; police seeking further victims and releasing photos
[ 2022-04-08 ] Important seizures: drugs and firearms (In French only)
[ 2022-03-30 ] Manitoba RCMP Project Divergent: Hells Angels, international police forces, and 22 charged
[ 2022-03-11 ] RCMP NL Project Broken comes to successful conclusion with multiple sentences
[ 2022-01-13 ] Operation Phoenix – Drugs & Guns Arrests: R21-23405
[ 2022-01-05 ] Pleas and Sentencing in Fraudulent Investment Scheme
[ 2021-12-17 ] Man charged by RCMP War Crimes section pleads guilty to Wilful promotion of hatred
[ 2021-12-01 ] Ottawa convenience store owner sentenced for tax evasion
[ 2021-11-29 ] Alberta RCMP Federal Policing obtain Canada-wide warrant for husband and wife believed to be operating million-dollar investment scam
[ 2021-11-23 ] Project Elk concludes with eight arrests, millions in drugs and assets seized
[ 2021-11-16 ] Charges laid after lengthy romance fraud investigation
[ 2021-11-16 ] OPP and London Police Service Dismantle Criminal Organization, Seize $32 million in Illegal Cannabis
[ 2021-11-12 ]News Release: RCMP Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team charge Money Services Business owner
[ 2021-07-15 ]Police Dismantle Criminal Organizations Importing and Trafficking Cocaine and Other Illegal Drugs
[ 2021-06-28 ] Alberta RCMP Federal Policing lay charges in multi-million-dollar fraud and secret commission scheme
[ 2021-06-16 ] RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms
[ 2021-04-09 ] "Project LYNX" Targets Organized Drug Trafficking Network – Leads to Record Setting Seizure for Drug Unit
[ 2021-03-24 ] Alberta RCMP Federal Policing charge husband and wife in multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme
[ 2021-02-10 ] RCMP and CBSA investigation leads to the arrest of six individuals and the dismantling of a large human trafficking network

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