This presentation is being provided to you for informational purposes only. By supplying this information to you, I.P.A. is not providing you with legal advice and the statements set forth in this presentation shall not be considered legal advice. If you have any questions about the Act, and your compliance therewith, it is suggested that you seek the advice of legal counsel.
The signing of the USA Patriot Act (The ACT) on October 26, 2001 placed new guidelines on Pawnbrokers which expanded upon previously enacted legislation and is designed to prevent the financing of terrorist activity and money laundering by domestic and foreign criminals.
USA Patriot Act | Download USA Patriot Act PowerPoint® Presentation
Read the USA Patriot Act at http://www.fincen.gov/statutes_regs/patriot/index.html.
SAR MSB 05-13-02a
TD F 90-22.56B Suspicious Activity Report | Download Form & Instructions
The information on SAR is available at www.irs.gov.
Fin101SAR SF 10-21-02
FinCEN Form 101a Suspicious Activity Report | Download Form & Instructions
225 ILCS 470/1
The Weights and Measures Act
You can read the act here: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=1371&ChapAct=225
Publication 1075 | Download Guidelines (106 pages)
Tax Informational Security Guidelines for Federal, State and Local Agencies and Entities
Safeguards for Protecting Federal Tax Returns and Return Information
Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN)
View this list at http://www.treas.gov/offices/eotffc/ofac/sdn/index.html
Office of Foreign Assets Control
SDN and Blocked Persons
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