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Legal Line Question: FinCEN, GTO and "All Cash" Transactions
December 4, 2018 Q: Can you please explain what FinCEN and GTO stand for and how they affect transactions where the purchaser is not using a lender, but rather is paying “all cash” to purchase the property? A: The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) is a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. It’s mission is, in part, to safeguard the U.S. financial systems from illicit use and to combat money laundering.
FinCEN has the authority to issue orders that impose recordkeeping and reporting requirements on institutions in particular geographic areas. These orders are referred to as Geographic Targeting Orders (“GTO”).
The most recent GTO (the “Revised GTO”) announced by FinCEN is a renewed and revised version of a GTO that requires title insurance companies to identify the persons behind entities that purchase residential real estate in certain geographic areas without a bank loan. For example, a …