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Religious: Senate Pass Transparency Legislation (tags)
More than 80 national religious bodies and local churches, synagogues and Muslim groups sent a letter to the Senate urging passage of the ILLICIT CASH Act (S.2563) and the Corporate Transparency Act (S.1978).
Congress Votes on Corporate Transparency Act (tags)
Washington DC - The House of Representatives scheduled a vote for 5:15 PM EST on the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (H.R. 2513). The bill reveals the true owners of "anonymous" shell companies to law enforcement.
New Senate Bill Combats Shell Companies United Nations Debates Tax Havens (tags)
Washington DC - A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the "Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act" to stop the creation of shell corporations in the United States.
Financial Transparency Legislation Clears House Financial Services Committee (tags)
The bill would create a database of the real "beneficial owners" of American companies, potentially unmasking the true owners of thousands of shell companies.
Over 20 State Attorneys General Call for Shell Company Transparency (tags)
24 State Attorneys General wrote to Congress supporting action to disclose the actual owner of a shell company to law enforcement.
Treasury Takes Aim at Shell Companies (tags)
The US Treasury is calling for greater scrutiny into the use of "anonymous" shell companies. Last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged Congress to quickly pass legislation to make the identity of shell company owners available to law enforcement.
One Year Anniversary of Panama Papers Leak (tags)
More than 11 million documents were leaked from a law firm based in Panama a year ago today.
Treasury Extends Anti-Money Laundering Luxury Real Estate Regulations (tags)
Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) renewed requirements for title insurance companies to identify the real owners behind shell companies in six major metropolitan areas.
CHART, TABLE: CIA Secret Prison Planes--What the MSM Won't Tell (tags)
The European Commission said last week it will investigate published reports that the CIA set up secret jails in Eastern Europe to detain high-profile terrorism suspects. The Commission says the governments of the EU's 25 member nations will be informally questioned about possible human rights violations. News media reported also that the group Human Rights Watch "claims records and other evidence point to POLAND and ROMANIA as countries that allowed their territory to be used by the CIA to jail top suspected al-Qaeda captives." We report that HRW knows that from tracing the movements of CIA planes and WE PROVIDE A LIST OF THE 28 PLANES, 8 SHELL COMPANIES, AND SEVERAL CIA-RELATED COMPANIES.
EU, CIA's Secret Jails:a SCOOP on CIA Prison Planes (tags)
Two countries the media declined to name...a complete list of CIA shell companies and aircraft.... News media reported Thursday that the group Human Rights Watch "claims records and other evidence point to POLAND and ROMANIA as countries that allowed their territory to be used by the CIA to hold top suspected al-Qaeda captives." We report that HRW knows that from tracing the movements of CIA planes and we provide a list of the planes.