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FinCEN Expands Its GTOs

On Aug. 22, 2017, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced an expansion of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that require the identification by U.S. title insurance companies of the natural persons behind shell companies used to buy high-end residential real estate. On Gravel2Gavel, colleague Christine Scheuneman provides a number of insights and resources examining the ramifications of this broader scope.