Archive for March, 2017

FinCen Targets Shell Companies in Real Estate Transactions

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As of July 22, 2016, FinCen (the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) is cracking down on anonymous real estate investors who attempt to purchase high-end residential properties by cloaking themselves in shell companies. New regulations require title insurance companies to disclose the names of any individuals involved in cash transactions for real estate above certain value thresholds in select markets around the United States. According to FinCen’s statement to the press, the ...

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