Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions
BSA/AML Suspicious Activity Reporting (SARs)
This series of Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Playbooks is based on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Examination Manual that provides guidance to examiners for carrying out BSA/AML and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) examinations. The Playbooks incorporate the FFIEC manual guidance on identifying and controlling risks associated with money laundering and terrorist financing.
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What is the BSA/AML Suspicious Activity Reporting (SARs) Playbook?
The BSA/AML Suspicious Activity Reporting (SARs) Playbook addresses the following areas:
- Identification of Unusual Activity
- Transaction (Manual Transaction) Monitoring
- Surveillance (Automated Accounting) Monitoring
- Managing Alerts
- SAR Decision Making, and
- SAR Completion and Filing
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Policy Document Template
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Overview Flow Charts
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