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Marcy Wheeler: Will Treasury Hire the Guy Who Allowed JP Morgan Help Iran Launder Money?

Marcy Wheeler is a blogger and analyst who specializes in weedy document dumps.  This blog post is cross-posted from Emptywheel. Two weeks ago, Treasury fired the guy in charge of FinCEN (the part of Treasury that enforces and tracks Suspicious Activities Reports), Jim Freis, reportedly (pay wall) because he wanted to focus on law enforcement and financial crimes, rather than a more focused counterterrorism focus.
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Blogger Marcy Wheeler of Emptywheel (and Daily Kos) Wins Prestigious Hillman Foundation Award

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (5 years ago)

A few weeks ago I wrote about Kossack and blogger extraordinaire Marcy Wheeler: There is probably nobody who writes about American government and politics who is a more prodigiously talented and devoted reader than Marcy. Her abilit... Read Post

New U.S. FinCEN director must bolster agency under pressure over Iran sanctions, money laundering

Business & Finance : Financial Regulatory Forum (2 years ago)

Still, FinCEN, which is responsible for enforcing Bank Secrecy Act compliance by issuing stiff monetary penalties for noncompliance, has only acted against a handful of financial institutions in recent years. Read Post

Marcy Wheeler: Once Again, Jamie Dimon Gets Special Treatment

Business & Finance / Economics : Naked Capitalism (last year)

By Marcy Wheeler. Cross posted from emptywheel Yesterday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued two orders to JP Morgan Chase, one related to its London Fail Whale, the other related to failures in its Bank Secrecy Ac... Read Post


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