OCC Bulletin 2005-15| April 25, 2005

Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering: Joint Statement on Providing Banking Services to Money Services Businesses

To

Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks, Department and Division Heads, and All Examining Personnel

The guidance attached to this bulletin continues to apply to federal savings associations.

The attached document, issued on March 30, 2005, provides a statement from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to banking organizations regarding the Bank Secrecy Act and money services businesses.   

For further information, please contact your examiner-in-charge, OCC supervisory office, or the OCC Compliance Policy Department at (202) 649-5740.

Ann F. Jaedicke
Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Policy

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