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  1. BBVA Compass Found To Have Violated The Kingpin ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Dynamo Theory

    What do Houston's soccer teams, a money launderer, and the founder of the Guadalajara Cartel have in common? As it turns out, BBVA's sponsorship of Houston's stadium might not be its most lucrative partnership. What do Houston's soccer teams, a money launderer, and the founder of the Guadalajara Cartel have in common? Well, as it turns out, they all have a business relationship with BBVA Compass Bank.


  2. U.S. expands crackdown on secret real estate buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Channel3000

    In January, the Treasury Department announced a temporary initiative that requires title insurance companies to identify all-cash buyers of certain high-end real estate in Manhattan and Miami. The rule will soon apply in all New York City boroughs, San Diego County, Los Angeles County, three counties in the San Francisco area and two counties directly north of Miami .


  3. Feds expand ID disclosure requirement to cash buyers of pricey homes in Broward, Palm Beach countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    High-end homebuyers paying cash in Broward and Palm Beach counties soon will have to reveal their identities as part of a federal program designed to combat money laundering in real estate. In January, the Treasury Department said it was requiring title insurance companies to reveal the names of owners behind holding companies that acquire homes priced at $1 million or more in Miami-Dade County and $3 million or more in New York City.


  4. Jamal-El-Hindi-PicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Real Deal

    In its effort to root out dirty money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said it will expand a pilot program requiring title companies to identify the true buyers behind anonymous, all-cash deals. In new geographic targeting orders , officials will require the disclosure of buyers in all five boroughs of New York City as well as parts of Florida, California and Texas.


  5. Feds Expand Luxury Real Estate Sale Reporting RequirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Daily Business Review

    Six regions of the U.S. face federal scrutiny into luxury cash real estate deals as a cover for money laundering, the Treasury Department announces.


  6. DATA Act Charts Tangible Path ForwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Government Technology

    Financial transparency is a clear proposition, but realizing the concept isn't so easy. This is the broad takeaway from a new report from the Data Foundation that details benefits and tangible goals to the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act .


  7. Tax planning tool available for structuring the private equity dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Virginia Business

    For decades, private equity firms have been handcuffed by the Internal Revenue Service through double taxation and complex legal maneuvering if they wanted to undertake certain acquisitions and achieve a stepped-up tax basis in the assets. Historically, Section 338 of the IRS code only allowed purchasers to be a specific legal entity - namely a corporation.


  8. Civil Asset Forfeiture: When Good Intentions Go AwryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Heritage Foundation

    John Malcolm Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, and the Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies Thank you for inviting me to testify today on Mississippi efforts to examine and reform its civil asset forfeiture laws. My name is John Malcolm.


  9. How The U.S. Recovery Stacks UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Seeking Alpha

    This Great Graphic was tweeted Alan Kruger . Drawing on official data and the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow tracker for Q2 GDP , it shows the current business cycle in the context of a four earlier cycles.


  10. Bayonne's highest-paid school official plans to retire in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 |

    In a July 1 letter addressed to Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan and posted on the city school board's website , Craig wrote that choosing to retire was a "very difficult decision" that was made "after much thought." "I have been blessed over the years to have worked with some of the best and the brightest," he wrote.


  11. Bill Clinton - Bill Clinton praises Hillary's 'half-court...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | PolitiFact

    President Barack Obama had to ask Hillary Clinton more than once if she would be his secretary of state, but it was worth the effort, former President Bill Clinton said in a speech praising his wife's record. "As secretary of state, she worked hard to get strong sanctions against Iran's nuclear program," Clinton said on the second night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


  12. 'IRS Offers Limited Safe Harbors for Recapitalizations Before Spin-Offs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 |

    On July 15, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service released a new revenue procedure, Rev. Proc.


  13. How to Redeem Savings BondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WikiHow

    If you have ever received U.S. savings bonds as gifts or purchased them yourself as a low-risk savings vehicle, you may be wondering about your options for redeeming them. Redeeming savings bonds is simple.


  14. What you need to know about returning home after the Sand fire evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | LA Daily News

    Thousands of residents who were forced to flee the Sand fire in the Santa Clarita area have been given the green light to go home. As of Tuesday, more than 3,000 firefighters are still battling the massive blaze that has scorched 37,473 acres, destroyed at least 18 homes and is now 25 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service.


  15. Dept. of Education announces federal student loan policy directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | JD Supra

    The Department of Education has released a memorandum to provide policy direction for the new federal student loan "state-of-the-art loan servicing ecosystem" that the ED is currently procuring. According to the memorandum, ED expects the policy direction to guide the development of contract provisions in the new contracts that the ED will enter into with the "customer service providers" it selects to participate in servicing federal student loans on the new servicing ecosystem.


  16. Annex for Presidential Policy Directive -- United States Cyber Incident CoordinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The White House

    This annex to PPD-41, United States Cyber Incident Coordination Policy, provides further details concerning the Federal Government coordination architecture for significant cyber incidents and prescribes certain implementation tasks. The Cyber Response Group shall be chaired by the Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator , or an equivalent successor, and shall convene on a regular basis and as needed at the request of the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism and Deputy National Security Advisor.


  17. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to SellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Political

    According to Zacks, "Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is engaged in providing management and technology consulting services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets. Technological services offered by the Company include Cyber technologies, SE&I, Systems development and Strategic technology and innovation.


  18. Michigan pays legal fees for Detroit Public SchoolsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northern Michigan News

    The state Department of Treasury say it will pay more than $300,000 in legal fees to sue two Detroit Public Schools teachers for what the district alleges was their roles in instigating massive teacher sickouts. The Detroit News reports Treasury Department spokesman Jeremy Sampson said in an email that the agency understands the school district's financial situation and has been assisting the district in many areas.


  19. Pennsylvania pension funds to get audit amid fee scandalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. The announcement Monday by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale came four days after federal prosecutors announced charges against ex-state Treasurer Barbara Hafer and Richard Ireland, whose firm marketed the services of private investment managers and shared in the fees.


  20. Recorded phone call shows IRS scammersa tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The IRS says aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating agents are still a major threat. Scammers call your home or mobile phone demanding immediate payment of past-due taxes.