Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is Canada's financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.
Many scams and fraudulent activities attempt to imitate government services in order to gain access to your personal and financial information. FINTRAC and FINTRAC personnel have occasionally been misrepresented in scams and fraud attempts.
Services for businesses
All the guidance and resources for businesses (reporting entities) in one place.
Select your business sector from the drop-down menu to find the guidance that applies to you.
The latest on obligations, reporting and examinations.
Examinations, the FINTRAC Assessment Manual, and voluntary self-declaration of non-compliance.
Technical interpretations related to provisions of the PCMLTFA and associated Regulations.
Administrative and criminal penalties for non-compliance with Part 1 and 1.1. of the PCMLTFA.
The Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and associated Regulations.
Request a review of your file by the Director and Chief Executive Officer of FINTRAC.
Directives issued by the Minister of Finance relating to transactions with designated foreign jurisdictions or entities.
Services for law enforcement and national security agencies
How FINTRAC's financial intelligence adds value to criminal investigations by connecting the money to the crime.
How FINTRAC assists law enforcement in investigating or prosecuting non-compliance offences under the PCMLTFA.
How FINTRAC supports money laundering and terrorist financing investigations across Canada and around the world.
Services for individuals
Certain businesses must determine if their clients are politically exposed persons or heads of international organizations.
Provide information about suspicions of money laundering or of terrorist activity financing through our Web form.
Crowdfunding platforms and certain payment service providers must register with FINTRAC
News release: FINTRAC imposes an administrative monetary penalty on Thanh Hung Truong (Bijouterie Kim Dung)
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Sectoral and Geographic Advisory: Underground Banking through Unregistered Money Services Businesses
FINTRAC has published a new Sectoral and Geographic Advisory, Underground Banking through Unregistered Money Services Businesses, which provides key characteristics of illicit underground banking in Canada.
FINTRAC published a Special Bulletin on Russia-linked Money Laundering related to Sanctions Evasion to assist businesses in detecting and reporting suspicious transactions to FINTRAC.
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