FinCEN Publishes Advisory on Medical Scams Related to COVID-19 and Companion Notice with Filing Instructions for Financial Institutions

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On May 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advisory to alert financial institutions to rising medical scams related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and a notice with detailed instructions for filing COVID-19 related suspicious activity reports.