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FINTRAC Gives Fair Warning to Credit Unions in Ontario

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At a recent meeting with the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario (DICO), The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) stated that, as it has now examined every Ontario credit union and caisse populaire at least once, there will be no tolerance for non-compliance with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) going forward. FINTRAC has clearly and strongly stated that if findings of deficiency are not properly addressed by the time of its ...

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Getting Your Documentation and Information to FINTRAC

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How Do I Get My Information to FINTRAC?

We’re often asked whether it is appropriate to e-mail or fax documents to FINTRAC when they ask for information as part of a compliance examination. Those companies are motivated to send information electronically because of tight timelines, and because the paper replies can fill a decent sized recreational vehicle. And they’re worried about the penalties for not complying with FINTRAC’s request – because an electronic reply won’t count, or the subsequent paper reply ...

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