FBME BANK LTD. et al v. LEW et al

  1. April 14, 2017

    FinCEN Wins 3rd Try At Freezing Tanzanian Bank Out Of US

    A D.C. federal judge on Friday granted the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's bid to cement the exclusion of a Tanzanian bank from the U.S. financial system over money laundering allegations, saying that after two prior freezes of the rule, "the third time really is the charm."

  2. February 27, 2017

    FinCEN Says No Proof It Hid Report In Tanzanian Bank Row

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network pushed back in D.C. federal court Friday against a bid by a Tanzanian bank seeking to undo a rule effectively excluding it from the U.S. financial system over money laundering allegations, rejecting the bank's claims that it relied on undisclosed information to make the rule.

  3. January 18, 2017

    Tanzanian Bank Says FinCEN Hid Evidence Behind Sanctions

    A Tanzanian bank fighting a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network rule that effectively excludes it from the U.S. financial system over money laundering allegations told a D.C. federal judge Tuesday that the agency secretly relied on undisclosed information, sullying the record of how it developed the rule.

  4. November 02, 2016

    FinCEN Can't Hide Rule Changes, Tanzanian Bank Says

    A Tanzanian bank fighting a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network rule effectively barring it from the U.S. financial system for alleged money laundering told a D.C. federal judge on Tuesday that the government was wrong to answer the bank's concerns by supplementing the rule instead of talking with the bank.

  5. September 21, 2016

    FinCEN Ordered To Defend Data Behind Tanzanian Bank Ban

    A D.C. federal judge ordered the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on Tuesday to respond to a Tanzanian bank's concerns about transaction data underlying a rule effectively barring the bank from the U.S. financial system for alleged money laundering.

  6. May 24, 2016

    Tanzanian Bank, FinCEN Tussle Over Ban From US System

    A Tanzanian bank banned from the U.S. financial system over money laundering concerns on Monday traded barbs with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in D.C. federal court, calling the agency's actions "underhanded."

  7. February 29, 2016

    Watchdog Probing FinCEN's Handling Of Privileged Docs

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury's internal watchdog is investigating how the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network handled potentially privIleged and damaging information related to a Tanzanian bank that was designated a potential conduit for terror and other criminal financing, a Friday court filing said.

  8. November 09, 2015

    FinCEN Can Revisit 'Death Sentence' Rule, Judge Says

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network can fix a challenged rule meant to bar a Tanzanian bank accused of money laundering from processing U.S. dollars, a D.C. federal judge ruled Friday, rejecting an argument that the "do-over" bid is a desperate attempt to avoid final judgment on the rule.

  9. October 19, 2015

    FinCEN Says Bank Playing Games In Money Laundering Case

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has accused a Tanzanian bank of attempting to block it from responding to a court order overturning the bank's designation as a prime risk for money laundering by terrorists and other criminals.

  10. October 06, 2015

    FinCEN Can't Remand 'Death Sentence' Suit, Bank Says

    A beleaguered Tanzanian bank accused of money-laundering slammed the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on Monday for making a purportedly unfair and desperate bid to remand to itself, a challenge to a rule that would bar the bank from processing U.S. dollars.

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