Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Acronyms

ACH Automated Clearing House
AML Anti-money Laundering
APO Army Post Office
ATM Automated Teller Machine
APT Asset Protection Trust
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BHC Bank Holding Company
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BSA Bank Secrecy Act
CDD Customer Due Diligence
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHIPS Clearing House Interbank Payments System
CIF Customer Information File
CIP Customer Identification Program
CMIR Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments
CTR Currency Transaction Report
DCN Document Control Number
E-banking Electronic Banking
E-cash Electronic Cash
EDD Enhanced Due Diligence
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EIC Examiner in Charge
EIN Employer Identification Number
EPN Electronic Payments Network
ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FATF Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering
FBAR Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FDI Act Federal Deposit Insurance Act
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Fedwire Fedwire Funds Service
FFIEC Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
FGO Foreign Gateway Operator
FIL Financial Institution Letter
FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FPO Fleet Post Office
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
GO Gateway Operator
HIDTA High Intensity Drug Trafficking area
HIFCA High Intensity Financial Crime Area
IAIS International Association of Insurance Supervisors
IAT International Automated Clearing House Transaction
IBC International Business Corporation
IMF International Monetary Fund
INCSR International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
IOLTA Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Account
IP Internet protocol
IRA Individual Retirement Account
IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISO Independent Sales Organization
ITIN Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
IVTS Informal Value Transfer System
KYC Know Your Customer
LCU Letters to Credit Unions
MIS Management Information Systems
MLSA Money Laundering Suppression Act of 1994
MLTA U.S. Money Laundering Threat Assessment
MSB Money Services Business
NACHA NACHA, The Electronic Payments Association
NAICS North American Industry Classification System
NASD National Association of Securities Dealers
NASDAQ National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation Systems
NBFI Nonbank Financial Institutions
NCCT Non-cooperative Countries and Territories
NCUA National Credit Union Administration
NDIP Non-deposit Investment Products
NGO Nongovernmental Organization
NIS Nominee Incorporation Services
NRA Nonresident Alien
NSF Nonsufficient Funds
NSL National Security Letter
NYCH New York Clearing House Association, L.L.C.
OCC Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
ONDCP Office of National Drug Control Policy
ODFI Originating Depository Financial Institution
OFAC Office of Foreign Assets Control
OFC Offshore Financial Center
OTS Office of Thrift Supervision
PEP Politically Exposed Person
PIC Private Investment Company
POS Point-of-Sale
PTA Payable Through Account
PUPID Payable Upon Proper Identification
RA Regulatory Alerts
RCC Remotely Created Check
RDC Remote Deposit Capture
RDFI Receiving Depository Financial Institution
ROE Report of Examination
SAR Suspicious Activity Report
SDN Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons
SEC U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
SOD Summary of  Deposits
SSN Social Security Number
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
TDF Treasury Department Form
TIN Taxpayer Identification Number
TPSP Third-Party Service Provider
UBPR Uniform Bank Performance Report
U.S. Treasury U.S. Department of the Treasury
USA PATRIOT Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Act Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001
USC United States Code
Web CBRS Web Currency and Banking Retrieval System