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4/10/2004 USA PATRIOT Act Monitor News Release: Compliance Checklists on CRI Website Updated

The Checklist for Banks, Savings Institutions and Credit Unions, and the Checklist for Broker-Dealers, posted on the Civic Research Institute website as part of online version of Money Laundering, Terrorism and Financial Institutions (; see Compliance Tools in "Subscriber Area") have been updated to reflect developments in BSA compliance requirements in the last year. Thus, the checklists contain new questions and issues regarding suspicious activity reporting, customer identification programs (including verification of identification), information sharing, and foreign shell banks. Other sections have been updated to reflect minor changes.

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