Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Notice, 20969-20976 [2014-08254]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices Background: 49 U.S.C. 30101 et seq., as amended (‘‘the Safety Act’’), authorizes NHTSA to issue Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). The Safety Act mandates that in issuing any Federal motor vehicle safety standards, the agency is to consider whether the standard is reasonable and appropriate for the particular type of motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment for which it is prescribed. Using this authority, FMVSS No. 106, Brake Hoses, was issued. This standard specifies labeling and performance requirements which apply to all manufacturers of brake hoses and brake hose end fittings, and to those who assemble brake hoses. Prior to assembling or selling brake hoses, these entities must register their identification marks with NHTSA to comply with the labeling requirements of this standard. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the agency must obtain OMB approval to continue collecting labeling information. Currently, there are 1,944 manufacturers of brake hoses and end fittings, and brake hose assemblers, registered with NHTSA. However, only approximately 20 respondents annually request to have their symbol added to or removed from the NHTSA database. To comply with this standard, each brake hose manufacturer or assembler must contact NHTSA and state that they want to be added to or removed from the NHTSA database of registered brake hose manufacturers. This action is usually initiated by the manufacturer with a brief written request via U.S. mail, facsimile, an email message, or a telephone call. Currently, a majority of the requests are received via U.S. mail and the follow-up paperwork is conducted via facsimile, U.S. mail, or electronic mail. The estimated cost for complying with this regulation is $100 per hour. Therefore, the total annual cost is estimated to be $3,000 (time burden of 30 hours × $100 (cost per hour). Respondents: Business or other for profit. Number of Respondents: 20. Number of Responses: 20. Total Annual Burden: 30 hours. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:48. David Hines, Director, Office of Crash Avoidance Standards. [FR Doc. 2014–08228 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Notice Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of alterations of three Privacy Act systems of records. AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (‘‘FinCEN’’), Department of the Treasury (‘‘Treasury’’), gives notice of proposed alterations to three existing systems of records entitled ‘‘Treasury/FinCEN .001—FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System (the ‘‘Investigations and Examinations System’’),’’ ‘‘Treasury/FinCEN .002— Suspicious Activity Report System (the ‘‘SAR System’’),’’ and ‘‘Treasury/ FinCEN .003—Bank Secrecy Act Reports System (the ‘‘BSA System’’).’’ The systems of records were last published in their entirety on October 1, 2012, at 77 FR 60016, 77 FR 60017, and 77 FR 60020, respectively. DATES: Comments must be received no later than May 14, 2014. This altered system of records will be effective May 19, 2014 unless the Department receives comments which would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Office of Chief Counsel, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the Treasury, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183–0039, Attention: Revisions to PA System of RecordsComments. Comments also may be submitted by electronic mail to the following Internet address: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20969 regcomments@fincen.gov, with the above caption in the body of the text. Inspection of comments: Comments are available on www.regulations.gov and are posted when received. Comments may be inspected at FinCEN between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the FinCEN Reading Room, Vienna, VA. Persons wishing to inspect the comments submitted must request an appointment with the Disclosure Officer by telephoning (703) 905–5034 (not a toll free call). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Chief Counsel, FinCEN, at (703) 905–3590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FinCEN has conducted a review of its Privacy Act systems of records for compliance with the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and with Appendix 1 to OMB Circular A– 130, ‘‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’’ dated November 30, 2000, and proposes to alter three of its current systems of records. The Privacy Act requires FinCEN to publish these notices. The systems of records contain information collected under the statutory authority of the Bank Secrecy Act, Title I and II of Public Law 91–508, as amended, and codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314, 5316–5332, or any other authority exercised by FinCEN to compel the reporting of records, such as section 104(e) of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, Public Law 111–195. These systems of records may also include information or records that contribute to effective law enforcement and regulation of financial institutions and non-financial trades or businesses, including, but not limited to, subject files on individuals, corporations, and other legal entities. The Bank Secrecy Act authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, inter alia, to require financial institutions and individuals to keep records and file reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory matters, or in the conduct of intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism, and to implement countermoney laundering programs and compliance procedures. The regulations implementing Title II of the Bank Secrecy Act appear at 31 CFR chapter X. The Secretary has delegated his authority to administer the Bank Secrecy Act to the Director of FinCEN. Suspicious transaction reporting is required by regulations issued by FinCEN and the supervisory agencies E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 20970 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES that examine and regulate the safety and soundness of financial institutions, namely the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union Administration (collectively, the ‘‘Federal Supervisory Agencies’’).1 The requirements of FinCEN and the Federal Supervisory Agencies create an integrated system for reporting suspicious activity and known or suspected crimes. Under these requirements, financial institutions file a single uniform Suspicious Activity Report (a ‘‘SAR’’) with FinCEN. Prior to the development of the integrated SAR filing system, a financial institution reporting a known or suspected violation of law was required to file multiple copies of criminal referral forms with its Federal Supervisory Agency and federal law enforcement agencies. Each Federal Supervisory Agency had promulgated a different form. Under the current system, a financial institution meets its obligation to report a known or suspected violation of law by filing one SAR with FinCEN. In the course of its review, FinCEN identified a potential use of Privacy Act records that may not be clear under the Privacy Act or the published routine uses. The Privacy Act permits disclosure ‘‘to those officers and employees of the agency which maintains the record who have a need for the record in the performance of their duties.’’ 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(1). At FinCEN, student volunteers work on projects relating to official programs and operations. This sharing is both appropriate and necessary for the efficient conduct of government. It is also in the best interest of both the individual and the public because it enables FinCEN to better administer the information it maintains and facilitates use of information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations to further FinCEN’s mission. For example, under 5 U.S.C. 3111, agencies may receive unpaid services from students; such students are not, however, considered ‘‘employees of the agency’’ for many purposes. Consequently, FinCEN is proposing to add the following new routine use to each of its system notices: Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the 1 For purposes of this notice, the term ‘‘Financial Supervisory Agencies’’ also includes the now defunct Office of Thrift Supervision (‘‘OTS’’) to the extent that the SAR System includes information from reports filed pursuant to rules OTS issued. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and employees. This routine use is compatible with the purpose for which the records are collected because providing the records to student volunteers and other individuals when performing services as authorized by law in furtherance of FinCEN’s mission is a corollary purpose that is compatible with the purpose for which the records were originally collected. Moreover, disclosures under this routine use will enable FinCEN to better administer the records it maintains and will facilitate the use of records in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The individuals covered by this routine use would be required to meet the same requirements as FinCEN employees relating to the protection of Privacy Act records, such as completing privacy and security training which FinCEN employees currently are required to complete annually. The Department of the Treasury has published Departmentwide systems of records notices that contain a routine use allowing student volunteers to view personnel and other Privacy Act records. FinCEN notes that other agencies also have similar routine uses in some of their systems notices. The Department of Justice, for example, has published a routine use that allows its student interns to access criminal investigative files. Information in the systems of records may be retrieved by personal identifier. The Privacy Act requires the Treasury to give general notice, and opportunity to comment, to the public when making substantive changes to these Systems. Because FinCEN proposes to add a new routine use to each of its systems notices, FinCEN is providing notice and public comment opportunity. The notices were last published in their entirety on October 1, 2012, beginning at 77 FR 60014. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), Treasury has provided a report of this system of records alterations to OMB and to Congress. For the reasons set forth above, FinCEN proposes to alter the FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System, the SAR System, and the BSA System, as follows: Treasury/FinCEN.001 SYSTEM NAME: FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System—Treasury/ FinCEN. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SYSTEM LOCATION: The Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Detroit (ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129; Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia 25436; Bureau of the Public Debt, P.O. Box 7015, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106– 7015; and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183–0039. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: (1) Individuals who relate in any manner to official FinCEN efforts in support of the enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act and money-laundering and other financial crimes. Such individuals may include, but are not limited to, subjects of investigations and prosecutions; suspects in investigations; victims of such crimes; witnesses in such investigations and prosecutions; and close relatives and associates of any of these individuals who may be relevant to an investigation; (2) current and former FinCEN personnel whom FinCEN considers relevant to an investigation or inquiry; and (3) individuals who are the subject of unsolicited information possibly relevant to violations of law or regulations, who offer unsolicited information relating to such violations, who request assistance from FinCEN, and who make inquiries of FinCEN. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Every possible type of information that contributes to effective law enforcement and regulation of financial institutions may be maintained in this system of records, including, but not limited to, subject files on individuals, corporations, and other legal entities; information provided pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act or any other authority exercised by FinCEN to compel the reporting of records; information gathered pursuant to search warrants; statements of witnesses; information relating to past queries of the FinCEN Data Base; criminal referral information; complaint information; identifying information regarding witnesses, relatives, and associates; investigative reports; and intelligence reports. Records include queries and the results of queries made by FinCEN customers (see discussions of SAR System Users and BSA Report System Users in the system of records notices for Suspicious Activity Reporting System—Treasury/ FinCEN.002 and Bank Secrecy Act Reports System—Treasury/FinCEN.003, respectively), and by FinCEN employees E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices on behalf of investigatory agencies, financial intelligence units, other FinCEN customers, and FinCEN itself. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314, 5316–5332; 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR chapter X; Pub. L. 111–195, 124 Stat. 1312; Treasury Department Order 180– 01 (September 26, 2002). PURPOSE(S): The purpose of this system of records is to support FinCEN’s efforts to provide a government-wide, multi-source intelligence and analytical network to support the detection, investigation, and prosecution of domestic and international money laundering and other financial crimes, and other domestic and international criminal, tax, and regulatory investigations and proceedings, including examinations, and to support the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism. A FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System User is an agency or organization that has been granted access to the information in this system. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: Records in this system may be used to: (1) Provide responses to queries from Federal, State, territorial, and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies, both foreign and domestic, regarding Bank Secrecy Act and other financial crime enforcement; (2) Furnish information to other Federal, State, local, territorial, and foreign law enforcement and regulatory agencies responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violations of, or for enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license, where FinCEN becomes aware of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation; (3) Furnish information to the Department of Defense, to support its role in the detection and monitoring of aerial and maritime transit of illegal drugs into the United States and any other role in support of law enforcement that the law may mandate; (4) Respond to queries from INTERPOL in accordance with agreed coordination procedures between FinCEN and INTERPOL; (5) Furnish information to individuals and organizations, in the course of enforcement efforts, to the extent necessary to elicit information pertinent to financial law enforcement; VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 (6) Furnish information to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to opposing counsel or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, or in connection with civil or criminal law proceedings; (7) Furnish information to the news media in accordance with the guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2, which relate to civil and criminal proceedings; (8) Provide information or records to the United States Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 (December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies’ efforts with respect to national security consistent with applicable law; (9) Disclose information or records to any person with whom FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or a FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System User contracts to provide consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial functions, and other services relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or the FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System User; (10) To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) FinCEN suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) FinCEN has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by FinCEN or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with FinCEN’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and (11) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and employees. PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20971 POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Magnetic media and other electronic format and on hard paper copy. RETRIEVABILITY: By name, address, or other unique identifier. SAFEGUARDS: Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: FinCEN personnel review records in this system each time a record is retrieved and on a periodic basis to see whether it should be retained or modified. Records in this system are updated periodically to reflect disposition of records in accordance with applicable law and record retention schedules. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183–0039. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2). RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: See ‘‘Categories of individuals covered by the system’’ above. Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2), this system is exempt from the requirement that the record source categories be disclosed. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (H), and (I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36. E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 20972 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices Treasury/FinCEN.002 SYSTEM NAME: Suspicious Activity Report System (the ‘‘SAR System’’)—Treasury/FinCEN. SYSTEM LOCATION: The Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Detroit (ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129; Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436; Bureau of the Public Debt, P.O. Box 7015, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106–7015; and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183–0039. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: The SAR System contains information from forms including, but not limited to: Form TD F 90–22.47 (Suspicious Activity Report by Depository Institutions)—to be replaced by FinCEN 111; FinCEN 101 (Suspicious Activity Report by the Securities and Futures Industries); FinCEN 102 (Suspicious Activity Report by Casinos and Card Clubs)—formerly TD F 90–22.49; FinCEN 109 (Suspicious Activity Report by Money Services Business)—formerly TD F 90–22.56. The SAR System also will contain information from Form 111 (Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Suspicious Activity Report), after that unified form for reporting suspicious activity is made effective. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES INFORMATION ON THESE FORMS CONCERNS: (1) Individuals who or entities that are known or suspected perpetrators of a known or suspected criminal violation, or pattern of criminal violations, committed or attempted against a financial institution, or participants in a transaction or transactions conducted through the financial institution, that have been reported by the financial institution, either voluntarily, or because such a report is required under the rules of FinCEN and/or the rules of one or more of the Federal Supervisory Agencies. (2) Individuals who or entities that are participants in transactions, conducted or attempted by, at, or through a financial institution, that have been reported because the institution knows, suspects, or has reason to suspect that: (a) The transaction involves funds derived from illegal activities or is intended or conducted to hide or disguise funds or assets derived from illegal activities as part of a plan to violate or evade any law or regulation or to avoid any transaction reporting requirement under Federal law; (b) the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 transaction is designed to evade any regulations promulgated under Pub. L. 91–508, as amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314, 5316–5332 (the BSA); (c) the transaction has no business or apparent lawful purpose or is not the sort in which the particular customer would normally be expected to engage, and the financial institution knows of no reasonable explanation for the transaction after examining the available facts, including the background and possible purpose of the transaction; or (d) the transaction involves use of the financial institution to facilitate criminal activity; (3) Individuals who are directors, officers, employees, agents, or otherwise affiliated with a financial institution; (4) Individuals who or entities that are actual or potential victims of a criminal violation or series of violations; (5) Individuals who are named as possible witnesses in connection with matters arising from any such report; (6) Individuals or entities named as preparers of any such report; (7) Individuals or entities named as persons to be contacted for assistance by government agencies in connection with any such report; (8) Individuals or entities who have or might have information about individuals or criminal violations described above; (9) Individuals or entities involved in evaluating or investigating any matters arising from any such report; (10) Individuals, entities or organizations suspected of engaging in terrorist and other criminal activities and any person who may be affiliated with such individuals, entities or organizations; (11) Individuals or entities named by financial institutions as persons to be contacted for further assistance by government agencies in connection with individuals, entities or organizations suspected of engaging in terrorist or other criminal activities; and (12) Individuals or entities involved in evaluating or investigating any matters in connection with individuals, entities or organizations suspected of engaging in terrorist or other criminal activity. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: The SAR System contains information reported to FinCEN by a financial institution (including, but not limited to, a depository institution, a money services business, a broker-dealer in securities, an insurance company, and a casino) on a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) that is filed voluntarily or as required by FinCEN, one or more of the PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Supervisory Agencies, and/or any other authority. The SAR System also may contain information that may relate to terrorist or other criminal activity that is reported voluntarily to FinCEN by any individual or entity through any other means, including through FinCEN’s Financial Institutions Hotline. The SAR System also may contain information relating to individuals, entities, or organizations that, based on credible evidence, are suspected of engaging in terrorist or other criminal activities, including information provided to FinCEN from financial institutions regarding such individuals, entities, or organizations. SARs contain information about the categories of persons or entities specified in ‘‘Categories of Individuals Covered by the System.’’ AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: The SAR System is established and maintained in accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5318(g); 31 U.S.C. 321; and 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR chapter X; Treasury Department Order 180–01 (September 26, 2002). PURPOSE(S): The SAR requirements of FinCEN and the Federal Supervisory Agencies create an integrated process for reporting suspicious activity and known or suspected crimes by, at, or through depository institutions, certain of their affiliates, and certain other financial institutions. The process is based on a single, uniform SAR filed with FinCEN. The SAR System has been created, as a key part of this integrated reporting process, to permit coordinated and enhanced analysis and tracking of such information, and rapid dissemination of SAR information. 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(4)(B), which specifically requires that the agency designated as the repository for SARs refer those reports to appropriate law enforcement, supervisory and intelligence agencies, and 31 U.S.C. 5319 and 31 U.S.C. 310, which require or permit the distribution of reports filed under the Bank Secrecy Act to federal, state and local agencies that engage in criminal, regulatory and tax investigations and proceedings, agencies that engage in intelligence and counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism, certain self-regulatory organizations, appropriate foreign agencies, and foreign financial intelligence units. A SAR System User is an agency or organization that has been granted access to the information in this system. SAR System Users include the Federal Supervisory Agencies, Federal law enforcement E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices agencies (including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Secret Service, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives), appropriate federal agency Inspector General Offices having criminal law enforcement powers under the Inspector General Act of 1978 or comparable authority, the Executive Office of the United States Attorneys and the Offices of the 93 United States Attorneys, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Trade Commission, the Intelligence Community, federal agencies conducting or supporting national security background investigations under Executive Order 12968 as amended, the Government Accountability Office, State financial institution supervisory and regulatory agencies, State tax agencies, State and local law enforcement agencies, and self-regulatory organizations authorized by the SEC and CFTC. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: These records may be used to: (1) Provide information or records, electronically or manually, to a SAR System User relevant to the enforcement, regulatory, and supervisory programs and operations of that User; (2) Provide a SAR System User, and if applicable the unit within an Executive Department to which the SAR System User reports, with reports that indicate the number, amount, individual identity, and other details concerning potential violations of law that have been the subject of SARs; (3) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized domestic governmental agency or self-regulatory organization charged with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or policy, or issuing a license, security clearance, contract, grant, or benefit, when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency or organization; (4) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized nonUnited States governmental agency charged with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 regulation, order, or policy, when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency; (5) Provide information or records, when appropriate, to an international authority or foreign government in accordance with law and bilateral or multilateral international agreements; (6) Disclose the existence, but not necessarily the content, of information or records pertaining to an investigation by a SAR System User, on behalf of and with the approval of that SAR System User, to another SAR System User, when FinCEN determines that such disclosure furthers the coordinated analysis and tracking of information among SAR System Users; (7) Provide information or records to the Department of Justice, or in a proceeding before a court, adjudicative body, or other administrative body before which a SAR System User is authorized to appear, when: (a) Any of the following is a party to litigation or has an interest in litigation: (i) The SAR System User or any component thereof, or (ii) any employee of the SAR System User in his or her official capacity, or (iii) any employee of the SAR System User where the Department of Justice or the SAR System User has agreed to represent the employee, or (iv) the United States; and (b) the SAR System User determines that litigation is likely to affect the SAR System User or any of its components; (c) the SAR System User deems the use of such records by the Department of Justice or the SAR System User to be relevant and necessary to the litigation; provided, however, that in each case it has been determined that the disclosure is compatible with the purpose for which the records were collected; (8) Disclose information or records to individuals or entities to the extent necessary to elicit information pertinent to the investigation, prosecution, or enforcement of civil or criminal statutes, rules, regulations, or orders; (9) In accordance with Executive Order 12968 (August 2, 1995) as amended, provide information or records to any appropriate government authority to determine eligibility for access to classified information to the extent relevant for matters that are by statute permissible subjects of inquiry; (10) Provide information or records to the United States Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 (December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies’ efforts with respect to national security in a manner consistent with applicable law and in the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20973 activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism; (11) Furnish analytic and statistical reports to government agencies and the public providing information derived from SARs in a form in which individual identities are not revealed; (12) Disclose information or records to any person with whom FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or a SAR System User contracts to provide consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial, or other services relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or the SAR System User; (13) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) FinCEN suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) FinCEN has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by FinCEN or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with FinCEN’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and (14) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and employees. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Records are maintained in magnetic media and other electronic format and on hard paper copy. RETRIEVABILITY: Data in the SAR System may be retrieved by particular data fields (e.g., name of financial institution or holding company, type of suspected violation, individual suspect name, witness name, and name of individual authorized to discuss the referral with government officials) or by the use of search and selection criteria. E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 20974 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices SAFEGUARDS: Treasury/FinCEN.003 Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities. SYSTEM NAME: RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records in this system will be updated periodically to reflect new filings, amendments to existing filings, and disposition of records in accordance with applicable law and record retention schedules. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: General Policy: Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183– 0039. Computer Systems Maintenance and Administration: Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Detroit, 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129 and Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg, 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Records in this system may be provided by or obtained from: individuals; financial institutions and certain of their affiliates; Federal Supervisory Agencies; State financial institution supervisory agencies; domestic or foreign government agencies; foreign or international organizations; and commercial sources. Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is exempt from the requirement that the record source categories be disclosed. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Bank Secrecy Act Reports System (the ‘‘BSA System’’)—Treasury/FinCEN. SYSTEM LOCATION: Currency and Banking Retrieval System, Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Detroit (ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129; Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436; Bureau of the Public Debt, P.O. Box 7015, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106–7015; Treasury Enforcement Communications System, United States Customs and Border Protection, Newington, 7681 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 22153–3140; and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183–0039. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: See persons identified in the reports specified below under ‘‘Categories of Records in the System.’’ Specifically, the BSA System contains information from forms including, but not limited to: FinCEN Form 104 (Currency Transaction Report)—formerly IRS Form 4789; FinCEN Form 103 (Currency Transaction Report by Casinos)— formerly IRS Form 8362; FinCEN Form 103N-rescinded 1/7/07 (Currency Transaction Report by CasinosNevada)—formerly IRS Form 8852; FinCEN Form 8300 (Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business)— formerly IRS Form 8300; FinCEN Form 105 (Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments)— formerly Customs Form 4790; Treasury Form TDF 90–22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts); FinCEN Form 110 (Designation of Exempt Person)— formerly Treasury Form TDF 90–22.53; and FinCEN Form 107 (Registration of Money Services Businesses)—formerly Treasury Form TDF 90–22.55 (collectively BSA Reports); and Form 112 (Bank Secrecy Act Currency Transaction Report), after that unified form reporting transactions in currency is made effective. Information on these forms concerns: (1) Individuals or entities filing the reports; (2) individuals or entities that are the subjects of these reports; (3) individuals or entities that are participants in reportable transactions; (4) individuals who are directors, officers, employees, agents, or otherwise affiliated with a financial institution; (5) PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 individuals or entities names as preparers of any such report; (6) individuals named as the owners of monetary instruments; and (7) individuals named as owners of financial accounts. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: The BSA System contains information or reports filed under the Bank Secrecy Act and its implementing regulations (31 CFR chapter X) including, but not limited to, reports made on FinCEN Form 104 (Currency Transaction Report); FinCEN Form 103 (Currency Transaction Report by Casinos); FinCEN Form 103N (Currency Transaction Report by Casinos-Nevada); FinCEN Form 8300 (Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business); FinCEN Form 105 (Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments); Treasury Form TDF 90–22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts); FinCEN Form 110 (Designation of Exempt Person); and FinCEN Form 107 (Registration of Money Services Businesses) (collectively BSA Reports). The BSA System also will contain information from Form 112 (Bank Secrecy Act Currency Transaction Report), after that unified form reporting transactions in currency is made effective. These reports include names of financial institutions (including, but not limited to, depository institutions, money services businesses, brokerdealers in securities, insurance companies, and casinos), individuals and other entities filing the reports, names of financial institutions, individuals and entities that are the subjects of the reports, names of the owners of monetary instruments, account numbers, addresses, dates of birth and other personal identifiers, and the amounts of funds, currency or other monetary instruments that are associated with transactions, events, circumstances or decisions that trigger reporting requirements. (This system does not include Suspicious Activity Reports. Those reports are included in another system of records, ‘‘Suspicious Activity Reporting System—Treasury/ FinCEN.002’’). AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: The BSA Report System is established and maintained in accordance with 12 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951–1959; 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314, 5316–5332; 5 U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR chapter X; Treasury Department Order 180–01 (September 26, 2002). E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES PURPOSE(S): THESE RECORDS MAY BE USED TO: The Bank Secrecy Act, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951–1959 and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314, 5316–5332 authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to issue regulations requiring records and reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory investigations and examinations, or in the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism. The Secretary’s authority has been implemented through regulations promulgated at 31 CFR chapter X. The purpose of this system of records is to maintain the information contained in the reports required under these regulations. This information is distributed to federal, state and local agencies that engage in criminal, regulatory and tax investigations and proceedings, agencies that engage in intelligence and counterintelligence activities, certain self-regulatory organizations, appropriate foreign agencies, and foreign financial intelligence units. A BSA Report Systems User is an agency or organization that has been granted access to the information in this system. BSA Report System Users include the Federal Supervisory Agencies, Federal law enforcement agencies (including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Secret Service, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives), appropriate federal agency Inspector General Offices having criminal law enforcement powers under the Inspector General Act of 1978 or comparable authority, the Executive Office of the United States Attorneys and the Offices of the 93 United States Attorneys, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Trade Commission, the Intelligence Community, federal agencies conducting or supporting national security background investigations under Executive Order 12968 as amended, the Government Accountability Office, State financial institution supervisory and regulatory agencies, State tax agencies, State and local law enforcement agencies, and self-regulatory organizations authorized by the SEC and CFTC. Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses: (1) Provide information or records, electronically or manually, to a BSA Report System User relevant to the enforcement, regulatory, and supervisory programs and operations of that User; (2) Provide a BSA Report System User, and if applicable the unit within an Executive Department to which the BSA Report System User reports, with reports that indicate the number, amount, individual identity of participants, and other details concerning events or activities that have been the subject of a BSA Report; (3) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized domestic governmental agency or self-regulatory organization charged with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or policy, or issuing a license, contract, grant, or other benefit when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency or organization; (4) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized nonUnited States governmental agency charged with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or policy, when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency; (5) Provide information or records, when appropriate, to an international authority or foreign government in accordance with law and bilateral or multilateral international agreements; (6) Disclose relevant information on individuals to authorized Federal and State agencies through computer matching in order to help eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in Government programs and identify individuals who are potentially in violation of civil law, criminal law, or regulation; (7) Disclose the existence, but not necessarily the content, of information or records pertaining to an investigation by a BSA Report System User, on behalf of and with the approval of that BSA Report System User, to another BSA Report System User, when FinCEN determines that such disclosure furthers the coordinated analysis and tracking of information among BSA Report System Users; (8) Disclose information to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to opposing counsel or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20975 or in connection with criminal law proceedings; (9) Provide information to third parties during the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent to the investigation; (10) In accordance with Executive Order 12968 (August 2, 1995) as amended, provide information or records to any appropriate government authority to determine eligibility for access to classified information to the extent relevant for matters that are by statute permissible subjects of inquiry; (11) Provide information or records to the United States Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 (December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies’ efforts with respect to national security in a manner consistent with applicable law, and in the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism; (12) Provide information to the news media, in accordance with guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2, that relates to an agency’s functions relating to civil and criminal proceedings; (13) Disclose information or records to any person with whom FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or a BSA Report System User contracts to provide consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial, or other services relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or the BSA Report System User; (14) Disclose to the public information about Money Services Businesses that have registered with FinCEN pursuant to 31 CFR 1022.380, other than information that consists of trade secrets, or that is privileged and confidential commercial or financial information; (15) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) FinCEN suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) FinCEN has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by FinCEN or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with FinCEN’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 20976 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and (16) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and employees. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Records are maintained in magnetic media and other electronic format and on hard paper copy. RETRIEVABILITY: By name and other unique identifier. SAFEGUARDS: Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Records in this system may be provided by or obtained from: Individuals; financial institutions and certain of their affiliates; Federal Supervisory Agencies; State financial institution supervisory agencies; domestic or foreign government agencies; foreign or international organizations; and commercial sources. Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is exempt from the requirement that the Record source categories be disclosed. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36. Dated: March 25, 2014. Helen Goff Foster, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records. [FR Doc. 2014–08254 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–2P–P RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Records in this system will be updated periodically to reflect new filings, amendments to existing filings, and disposition of records in accordance with applicable law and record retention schedules. AGENCY: General Policy: Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183– 0039. Computer Systems Maintenance and Administration: Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Detroit, 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129, Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg, 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436, and Director, Office of Information Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Newington, 7681 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 22153– 3140. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4797 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4797, Sales of Business Property. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 13, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie A. Preston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Gerald J. Shields at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Gerald.J.Shields@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Sales of Business Property. OMB Number: 1545–0184. Form Number: 4797. Abstract: Form 4797 is used by taxpayers to report sales, exchanges, or involuntary conversions of assets used in a trade or business. It is also used to compute ordinary income from recapture and the recapture of prior year losses under section 1231 of the Internal Revenue Code. In the instructions, the Worksheet for Partners and S Corporation Shareholders To Figure Gain or Loss on Dispositions of Property for Which a Section 179 Deduction Was Claimed is located. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. The change in burden is due to changes in the instructions and agency discretion. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, individuals or households, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,993,957. Estimated Time per Respondent: 42 hours, 2 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 78,852,363. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network


Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Notice

AGENCY: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of alterations of three Privacy Act systems of records.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the 
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (``FinCEN''), Department of the 
Treasury (``Treasury''), gives notice of proposed alterations to three 
existing systems of records entitled ``Treasury/FinCEN .001--FinCEN 
Investigations and Examinations System (the ``Investigations and 
Examinations System''),'' ``Treasury/FinCEN .002--Suspicious Activity 
Report System (the ``SAR System''),'' and ``Treasury/FinCEN .003--Bank 
Secrecy Act Reports System (the ``BSA System'').'' The systems of 
records were last published in their entirety on October 1, 2012, at 77 
FR 60016, 77 FR 60017, and 77 FR 60020, respectively.

DATES: Comments must be received no later than May 14, 2014. This 
altered system of records will be effective May 19, 2014 unless the 
Department receives comments which would result in a contrary 
determination.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Office of Chief 
Counsel, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the 
Treasury, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183-0039, Attention: Revisions to 
PA System of Records-Comments. Comments also may be submitted by 
electronic mail to the following Internet address: 
regcomments@fincen.gov, with the above caption in the body of the text.
    Inspection of comments: Comments are available on 
www.regulations.gov and are posted when received. Comments may be 
inspected at FinCEN between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the FinCEN Reading 
Room, Vienna, VA. Persons wishing to inspect the comments submitted 
must request an appointment with the Disclosure Officer by telephoning 
(703) 905-5034 (not a toll free call).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Chief Counsel, FinCEN, at 
(703) 905-3590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FinCEN has conducted a review of its Privacy 
Act systems of records for compliance with the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 
552a) and with Appendix 1 to OMB Circular A-130, ``Federal Agency 
Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,'' dated 
November 30, 2000, and proposes to alter three of its current systems 
of records. The Privacy Act requires FinCEN to publish these notices.
    The systems of records contain information collected under the 
statutory authority of the Bank Secrecy Act, Title I and II of Public 
Law 91-508, as amended, and codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 
1951-1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311-5314, 5316-5332, or any other authority 
exercised by FinCEN to compel the reporting of records, such as section 
104(e) of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and 
Divestment Act of 2010, Public Law 111-195. These systems of records 
may also include information or records that contribute to effective 
law enforcement and regulation of financial institutions and non-
financial trades or businesses, including, but not limited to, subject 
files on individuals, corporations, and other legal entities. The Bank 
Secrecy Act authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, inter alia, to 
require financial institutions and individuals to keep records and file 
reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in 
criminal, tax, and regulatory matters, or in the conduct of 
intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against 
international terrorism, and to implement counter-money laundering 
programs and compliance procedures. The regulations implementing Title 
II of the Bank Secrecy Act appear at 31 CFR chapter X. The Secretary 
has delegated his authority to administer the Bank Secrecy Act to the 
Director of FinCEN.
    Suspicious transaction reporting is required by regulations issued 
by FinCEN and the supervisory agencies

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that examine and regulate the safety and soundness of financial 
institutions, namely the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal 
Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union 
Administration (collectively, the ``Federal Supervisory Agencies'').\1\ 
The requirements of FinCEN and the Federal Supervisory Agencies create 
an integrated system for reporting suspicious activity and known or 
suspected crimes. Under these requirements, financial institutions file 
a single uniform Suspicious Activity Report (a ``SAR'') with FinCEN. 
Prior to the development of the integrated SAR filing system, a 
financial institution reporting a known or suspected violation of law 
was required to file multiple copies of criminal referral forms with 
its Federal Supervisory Agency and federal law enforcement agencies. 
Each Federal Supervisory Agency had promulgated a different form. Under 
the current system, a financial institution meets its obligation to 
report a known or suspected violation of law by filing one SAR with 
FinCEN.
    In the course of its review, FinCEN identified a potential use of 
Privacy Act records that may not be clear under the Privacy Act or the 
published routine uses. The Privacy Act permits disclosure ``to those 
officers and employees of the agency which maintains the record who 
have a need for the record in the performance of their duties.'' 5 
U.S.C. 552a(b)(1). At FinCEN, student volunteers work on projects 
relating to official programs and operations. This sharing is both 
appropriate and necessary for the efficient conduct of government. It 
is also in the best interest of both the individual and the public 
because it enables FinCEN to better administer the information it 
maintains and facilitates use of information in accordance with 
applicable laws and regulations to further FinCEN's mission. For 
example, under 5 U.S.C. 3111, agencies may receive unpaid services from 
students; such students are not, however, considered ``employees of the 
agency'' for many purposes. Consequently, FinCEN is proposing to add 
the following new routine use to each of its system notices:
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    \1\ For purposes of this notice, the term ``Financial 
Supervisory Agencies'' also includes the now defunct Office of 
Thrift Supervision (``OTS'') to the extent that the SAR System 
includes information from reports filed pursuant to rules OTS 
issued.

    Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals not 
having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the 
records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the 
official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided 
records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements 
and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers 
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and employees.

    This routine use is compatible with the purpose for which the 
records are collected because providing the records to student 
volunteers and other individuals when performing services as authorized 
by law in furtherance of FinCEN's mission is a corollary purpose that 
is compatible with the purpose for which the records were originally 
collected. Moreover, disclosures under this routine use will enable 
FinCEN to better administer the records it maintains and will 
facilitate the use of records in accordance with applicable laws and 
regulations. The individuals covered by this routine use would be 
required to meet the same requirements as FinCEN employees relating to 
the protection of Privacy Act records, such as completing privacy and 
security training which FinCEN employees currently are required to 
complete annually. The Department of the Treasury has published 
Department-wide systems of records notices that contain a routine use 
allowing student volunteers to view personnel and other Privacy Act 
records. FinCEN notes that other agencies also have similar routine 
uses in some of their systems notices. The Department of Justice, for 
example, has published a routine use that allows its student interns to 
access criminal investigative files.
    Information in the systems of records may be retrieved by personal 
identifier. The Privacy Act requires the Treasury to give general 
notice, and opportunity to comment, to the public when making 
substantive changes to these Systems. Because FinCEN proposes to add a 
new routine use to each of its systems notices, FinCEN is providing 
notice and public comment opportunity. The notices were last published 
in their entirety on October 1, 2012, beginning at 77 FR 60014.
    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), Treasury has provided a report 
of this system of records alterations to OMB and to Congress.
    For the reasons set forth above, FinCEN proposes to alter the 
FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System, the SAR System, and the 
BSA System, as follows:
Treasury/FinCEN.001

System name:
    FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System--Treasury/FinCEN.

System location:
    The Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Detroit 
(ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226-1129; Internal 
Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 
Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia 25436; Bureau of the Public 
Debt, P.O. Box 7015, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106-7015; and 
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, 
Virginia 22183-0039.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    (1) Individuals who relate in any manner to official FinCEN efforts 
in support of the enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act and money-
laundering and other financial crimes. Such individuals may include, 
but are not limited to, subjects of investigations and prosecutions; 
suspects in investigations; victims of such crimes; witnesses in such 
investigations and prosecutions; and close relatives and associates of 
any of these individuals who may be relevant to an investigation; (2) 
current and former FinCEN personnel whom FinCEN considers relevant to 
an investigation or inquiry; and (3) individuals who are the subject of 
unsolicited information possibly relevant to violations of law or 
regulations, who offer unsolicited information relating to such 
violations, who request assistance from FinCEN, and who make inquiries 
of FinCEN.

Categories of records in the system:
    Every possible type of information that contributes to effective 
law enforcement and regulation of financial institutions may be 
maintained in this system of records, including, but not limited to, 
subject files on individuals, corporations, and other legal entities; 
information provided pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act or any other 
authority exercised by FinCEN to compel the reporting of records; 
information gathered pursuant to search warrants; statements of 
witnesses; information relating to past queries of the FinCEN Data 
Base; criminal referral information; complaint information; identifying 
information regarding witnesses, relatives, and associates; 
investigative reports; and intelligence reports. Records include 
queries and the results of queries made by FinCEN customers (see 
discussions of SAR System Users and BSA Report System Users in the 
system of records notices for Suspicious Activity Reporting System--
Treasury/FinCEN.002 and Bank Secrecy Act Reports System--Treasury/
FinCEN.003, respectively), and by FinCEN employees

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on behalf of investigatory agencies, financial intelligence units, 
other FinCEN customers, and FinCEN itself.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    5 U.S.C. 301, 31 U.S.C. 5311-5314, 5316-5332; 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR 
chapter X; Pub. L. 111-195, 124 Stat. 1312; Treasury Department Order 
180-01 (September 26, 2002).

Purpose(s):
    The purpose of this system of records is to support FinCEN's 
efforts to provide a government-wide, multi-source intelligence and 
analytical network to support the detection, investigation, and 
prosecution of domestic and international money laundering and other 
financial crimes, and other domestic and international criminal, tax, 
and regulatory investigations and proceedings, including examinations, 
and to support the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence 
activities, including analysis, to protect against international 
terrorism. A FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System User is an 
agency or organization that has been granted access to the information 
in this system.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
    Records in this system may be used to:
    (1) Provide responses to queries from Federal, State, territorial, 
and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies, both foreign and 
domestic, regarding Bank Secrecy Act and other financial crime 
enforcement;
    (2) Furnish information to other Federal, State, local, 
territorial, and foreign law enforcement and regulatory agencies 
responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violations of, or for 
enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or 
license, where FinCEN becomes aware of an indication of a violation or 
potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation;
    (3) Furnish information to the Department of Defense, to support 
its role in the detection and monitoring of aerial and maritime transit 
of illegal drugs into the United States and any other role in support 
of law enforcement that the law may mandate;
    (4) Respond to queries from INTERPOL in accordance with agreed 
coordination procedures between FinCEN and INTERPOL;
    (5) Furnish information to individuals and organizations, in the 
course of enforcement efforts, to the extent necessary to elicit 
information pertinent to financial law enforcement;
    (6) Furnish information to a court, magistrate, or administrative 
tribunal in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to 
opposing counsel or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, 
litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, or 
in connection with civil or criminal law proceedings;
    (7) Furnish information to the news media in accordance with the 
guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2, which relate to civil and criminal 
proceedings;
    (8) Provide information or records to the United States 
Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 
(December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies' efforts with 
respect to national security consistent with applicable law;
    (9) Disclose information or records to any person with whom FinCEN, 
ECCD, ECCM, or a FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System User 
contracts to provide consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial 
functions, and other services relating to the official programs and 
operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or the FinCEN Investigations and 
Examinations System User;
    (10) To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) FinCEN 
suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of 
information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) FinCEN 
has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed 
compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, 
identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this 
system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by FinCEN or 
another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; 
and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is 
reasonably necessary to assist in connection with FinCEN's efforts to 
respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, 
or remedy such harm; and
    (11) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals 
not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the 
records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the 
official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided 
records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and 
limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and 
employees.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Magnetic media and other electronic format and on hard paper copy.

Retrievability:
    By name, address, or other unique identifier.

Safeguards:
    Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained 
in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be 
less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to 
individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities.

Retention and disposal:
    FinCEN personnel review records in this system each time a record 
is retrieved and on a periodic basis to see whether it should be 
retained or modified. Records in this system are updated periodically 
to reflect disposition of records in accordance with applicable law and 
record retention schedules.

System manager(s) and address:
    Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, 
Vienna, VA 22183-0039.

Notification procedure:
    This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access 
requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to 
contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 
552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2).

Record access procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Contesting record procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Record source categories:
    See ``Categories of individuals covered by the system'' above. 
Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2), 
this system is exempt from the requirement that the record source 
categories be disclosed.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), 
(d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (H), and 
(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 
U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1), and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36.

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Treasury/FinCEN.002

System name:
    Suspicious Activity Report System (the ``SAR System'')--Treasury/
FinCEN.

System location:
    The Internal Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Detroit 
(ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226-1129; Internal 
Revenue Service Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 
Murall Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436; Bureau of the Public 
Debt, P.O. Box 7015, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106-7015; and 
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, 
Virginia 22183-0039.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    The SAR System contains information from forms including, but not 
limited to: Form TD F 90-22.47 (Suspicious Activity Report by 
Depository Institutions)--to be replaced by FinCEN 111; FinCEN 101 
(Suspicious Activity Report by the Securities and Futures Industries); 
FinCEN 102 (Suspicious Activity Report by Casinos and Card Clubs)--
formerly TD F 90-22.49; FinCEN 109 (Suspicious Activity Report by Money 
Services Business)--formerly TD F 90-22.56. The SAR System also will 
contain information from Form 111 (Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Suspicious 
Activity Report), after that unified form for reporting suspicious 
activity is made effective.

Information on these forms concerns:
    (1) Individuals who or entities that are known or suspected 
perpetrators of a known or suspected criminal violation, or pattern of 
criminal violations, committed or attempted against a financial 
institution, or participants in a transaction or transactions conducted 
through the financial institution, that have been reported by the 
financial institution, either voluntarily, or because such a report is 
required under the rules of FinCEN and/or the rules of one or more of 
the Federal Supervisory Agencies.
    (2) Individuals who or entities that are participants in 
transactions, conducted or attempted by, at, or through a financial 
institution, that have been reported because the institution knows, 
suspects, or has reason to suspect that: (a) The transaction involves 
funds derived from illegal activities or is intended or conducted to 
hide or disguise funds or assets derived from illegal activities as 
part of a plan to violate or evade any law or regulation or to avoid 
any transaction reporting requirement under Federal law; (b) the 
transaction is designed to evade any regulations promulgated under Pub. 
L. 91-508, as amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 1951-
1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311-5314, 5316-5332 (the BSA); (c) the transaction 
has no business or apparent lawful purpose or is not the sort in which 
the particular customer would normally be expected to engage, and the 
financial institution knows of no reasonable explanation for the 
transaction after examining the available facts, including the 
background and possible purpose of the transaction; or (d) the 
transaction involves use of the financial institution to facilitate 
criminal activity;
    (3) Individuals who are directors, officers, employees, agents, or 
otherwise affiliated with a financial institution;
    (4) Individuals who or entities that are actual or potential 
victims of a criminal violation or series of violations;
    (5) Individuals who are named as possible witnesses in connection 
with matters arising from any such report;
    (6) Individuals or entities named as preparers of any such report;
    (7) Individuals or entities named as persons to be contacted for 
assistance by government agencies in connection with any such report;
    (8) Individuals or entities who have or might have information 
about individuals or criminal violations described above;
    (9) Individuals or entities involved in evaluating or investigating 
any matters arising from any such report;
    (10) Individuals, entities or organizations suspected of engaging 
in terrorist and other criminal activities and any person who may be 
affiliated with such individuals, entities or organizations;
    (11) Individuals or entities named by financial institutions as 
persons to be contacted for further assistance by government agencies 
in connection with individuals, entities or organizations suspected of 
engaging in terrorist or other criminal activities; and
    (12) Individuals or entities involved in evaluating or 
investigating any matters in connection with individuals, entities or 
organizations suspected of engaging in terrorist or other criminal 
activity.

Categories of records in the system:
    The SAR System contains information reported to FinCEN by a 
financial institution (including, but not limited to, a depository 
institution, a money services business, a broker-dealer in securities, 
an insurance company, and a casino) on a Suspicious Activity Report 
(SAR) that is filed voluntarily or as required by FinCEN, one or more 
of the Federal Supervisory Agencies, and/or any other authority. The 
SAR System also may contain information that may relate to terrorist or 
other criminal activity that is reported voluntarily to FinCEN by any 
individual or entity through any other means, including through 
FinCEN's Financial Institutions Hotline. The SAR System also may 
contain information relating to individuals, entities, or organizations 
that, based on credible evidence, are suspected of engaging in 
terrorist or other criminal activities, including information provided 
to FinCEN from financial institutions regarding such individuals, 
entities, or organizations. SARs contain information about the 
categories of persons or entities specified in ``Categories of 
Individuals Covered by the System.''

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    The SAR System is established and maintained in accordance with 31 
U.S.C. 5318(g); 31 U.S.C. 321; and 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR chapter X; 
Treasury Department Order 180-01 (September 26, 2002).

Purpose(s):
    The SAR requirements of FinCEN and the Federal Supervisory Agencies 
create an integrated process for reporting suspicious activity and 
known or suspected crimes by, at, or through depository institutions, 
certain of their affiliates, and certain other financial institutions. 
The process is based on a single, uniform SAR filed with FinCEN. The 
SAR System has been created, as a key part of this integrated reporting 
process, to permit coordinated and enhanced analysis and tracking of 
such information, and rapid dissemination of SAR information. 31 U.S.C. 
5318(g)(4)(B), which specifically requires that the agency designated 
as the repository for SARs refer those reports to appropriate law 
enforcement, supervisory and intelligence agencies, and 31 U.S.C. 5319 
and 31 U.S.C. 310, which require or permit the distribution of reports 
filed under the Bank Secrecy Act to federal, state and local agencies 
that engage in criminal, regulatory and tax investigations and 
proceedings, agencies that engage in intelligence and 
counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against 
international terrorism, certain self-regulatory organizations, 
appropriate foreign agencies, and foreign financial intelligence units. 
A SAR System User is an agency or organization that has been granted 
access to the information in this system. SAR System Users include the 
Federal Supervisory Agencies, Federal law enforcement

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agencies (including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal 
Revenue Service, the United States Secret Service, United States 
Customs and Border Protection, United States Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives), appropriate federal agency 
Inspector General Offices having criminal law enforcement powers under 
the Inspector General Act of 1978 or comparable authority, the 
Executive Office of the United States Attorneys and the Offices of the 
93 United States Attorneys, the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal 
Trade Commission, the Intelligence Community, federal agencies 
conducting or supporting national security background investigations 
under Executive Order 12968 as amended, the Government Accountability 
Office, State financial institution supervisory and regulatory 
agencies, State tax agencies, State and local law enforcement agencies, 
and self-regulatory organizations authorized by the SEC and CFTC.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
    These records may be used to:
    (1) Provide information or records, electronically or manually, to 
a SAR System User relevant to the enforcement, regulatory, and 
supervisory programs and operations of that User;
    (2) Provide a SAR System User, and if applicable the unit within an 
Executive Department to which the SAR System User reports, with reports 
that indicate the number, amount, individual identity, and other 
details concerning potential violations of law that have been the 
subject of SARs;
    (3) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized 
domestic governmental agency or self-regulatory organization charged 
with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or 
prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, 
rule, regulation, order, or policy, or issuing a license, security 
clearance, contract, grant, or benefit, when relevant to the 
responsibilities of that agency or organization;
    (4) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized 
non-United States governmental agency charged with the responsibility 
of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, 
enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or 
policy, when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency;
    (5) Provide information or records, when appropriate, to an 
international authority or foreign government in accordance with law 
and bilateral or multilateral international agreements;
    (6) Disclose the existence, but not necessarily the content, of 
information or records pertaining to an investigation by a SAR System 
User, on behalf of and with the approval of that SAR System User, to 
another SAR System User, when FinCEN determines that such disclosure 
furthers the coordinated analysis and tracking of information among SAR 
System Users;
    (7) Provide information or records to the Department of Justice, or 
in a proceeding before a court, adjudicative body, or other 
administrative body before which a SAR System User is authorized to 
appear, when: (a) Any of the following is a party to litigation or has 
an interest in litigation: (i) The SAR System User or any component 
thereof, or (ii) any employee of the SAR System User in his or her 
official capacity, or (iii) any employee of the SAR System User where 
the Department of Justice or the SAR System User has agreed to 
represent the employee, or (iv) the United States; and (b) the SAR 
System User determines that litigation is likely to affect the SAR 
System User or any of its components; (c) the SAR System User deems the 
use of such records by the Department of Justice or the SAR System User 
to be relevant and necessary to the litigation; provided, however, that 
in each case it has been determined that the disclosure is compatible 
with the purpose for which the records were collected;
    (8) Disclose information or records to individuals or entities to 
the extent necessary to elicit information pertinent to the 
investigation, prosecution, or enforcement of civil or criminal 
statutes, rules, regulations, or orders;
    (9) In accordance with Executive Order 12968 (August 2, 1995) as 
amended, provide information or records to any appropriate government 
authority to determine eligibility for access to classified information 
to the extent relevant for matters that are by statute permissible 
subjects of inquiry;
    (10) Provide information or records to the United States 
Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 
(December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies' efforts with 
respect to national security in a manner consistent with applicable law 
and in the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence activities, 
including analysis, to protect against international terrorism;
    (11) Furnish analytic and statistical reports to government 
agencies and the public providing information derived from SARs in a 
form in which individual identities are not revealed;
    (12) Disclose information or records to any person with whom 
FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or a SAR System User contracts to provide 
consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial, or other services 
relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, 
or the SAR System User;
    (13) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and 
persons when (a) FinCEN suspects or has confirmed that the security or 
confidentiality of information in the system of records has been 
compromised; (b) FinCEN has determined that as a result of the 
suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic 
or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security 
or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether 
maintained by FinCEN or another agency or entity) that rely upon the 
compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, 
entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection 
with FinCEN's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed 
compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and
    (14) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals 
not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the 
records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the 
official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided 
records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and 
limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and 
employees.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Records are maintained in magnetic media and other electronic 
format and on hard paper copy.

Retrievability:
    Data in the SAR System may be retrieved by particular data fields 
(e.g., name of financial institution or holding company, type of 
suspected violation, individual suspect name, witness name, and name of 
individual authorized to discuss the referral with government 
officials) or by the use of search and selection criteria.

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Safeguards:
    Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained 
in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be 
less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to 
individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities.

Retention and disposal:
    Records in this system will be updated periodically to reflect new 
filings, amendments to existing filings, and disposition of records in 
accordance with applicable law and record retention schedules.

System manager(s) and address:
    General Policy: Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement 
Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183- 0039. Computer Systems 
Maintenance and Administration: Director, IRS Enterprise Computing 
Center Detroit, 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226-1129 and 
Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg, 295 Murall 
Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436.

Notification procedure:
    This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access 
requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to 
contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) 
and (k)(2).

Record access procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Contesting record procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Record source categories:
    Records in this system may be provided by or obtained from: 
individuals; financial institutions and certain of their affiliates; 
Federal Supervisory Agencies; State financial institution supervisory 
agencies; domestic or foreign government agencies; foreign or 
international organizations; and commercial sources. Pursuant to the 
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is exempt 
from the requirement that the record source categories be disclosed.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), 
(d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), 
(e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 
5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36.
Treasury/FinCEN.003

System name:
    Bank Secrecy Act Reports System (the ``BSA System'')--Treasury/
FinCEN.

System location:
    Currency and Banking Retrieval System, Internal Revenue Service 
Enterprise Computing Center Detroit (ECCD), 985 Michigan Avenue, 
Detroit, Michigan 48226-1129; Internal Revenue Service Enterprise 
Computing Center Martinsburg (ECCM), 295 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, 
West Virginia, 25436; Bureau of the Public Debt, P.O. Box 7015, 
Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106-7015; Treasury Enforcement 
Communications System, United States Customs and Border Protection, 
Newington, 7681 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 22153-3140; and 
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna, 
Virginia 22183-0039.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    See persons identified in the reports specified below under 
``Categories of Records in the System.'' Specifically, the BSA System 
contains information from forms including, but not limited to: FinCEN 
Form 104 (Currency Transaction Report)--formerly IRS Form 4789; FinCEN 
Form 103 (Currency Transaction Report by Casinos)-- formerly IRS Form 
8362; FinCEN Form 103N-rescinded 1/7/07 (Currency Transaction Report by 
Casinos-Nevada)--formerly IRS Form 8852; FinCEN Form 8300 (Report of 
Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business)-- formerly 
IRS Form 8300; FinCEN Form 105 (Report of International Transportation 
of Currency or Monetary Instruments)--formerly Customs Form 4790; 
Treasury Form TDF 90-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial 
Accounts); FinCEN Form 110 (Designation of Exempt Person)-- formerly 
Treasury Form TDF 90-22.53; and FinCEN Form 107 (Registration of Money 
Services Businesses)--formerly Treasury Form TDF 90-22.55 (collectively 
BSA Reports); and Form 112 (Bank Secrecy Act Currency Transaction 
Report), after that unified form reporting transactions in currency is 
made effective.
    Information on these forms concerns: (1) Individuals or entities 
filing the reports; (2) individuals or entities that are the subjects 
of these reports; (3) individuals or entities that are participants in 
reportable transactions; (4) individuals who are directors, officers, 
employees, agents, or otherwise affiliated with a financial 
institution; (5) individuals or entities names as preparers of any such 
report; (6) individuals named as the owners of monetary instruments; 
and (7) individuals named as owners of financial accounts.

Categories of records in the system:
    The BSA System contains information or reports filed under the Bank 
Secrecy Act and its implementing regulations (31 CFR chapter X) 
including, but not limited to, reports made on FinCEN Form 104 
(Currency Transaction Report); FinCEN Form 103 (Currency Transaction 
Report by Casinos); FinCEN Form 103N (Currency Transaction Report by 
Casinos-Nevada); FinCEN Form 8300 (Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 
Received in a Trade or Business); FinCEN Form 105 (Report of 
International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments); 
Treasury Form TDF 90-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial 
Accounts); FinCEN Form 110 (Designation of Exempt Person); and FinCEN 
Form 107 (Registration of Money Services Businesses) (collectively BSA 
Reports). The BSA System also will contain information from Form 112 
(Bank Secrecy Act Currency Transaction Report), after that unified form 
reporting transactions in currency is made effective. These reports 
include names of financial institutions (including, but not limited to, 
depository institutions, money services businesses, broker-dealers in 
securities, insurance companies, and casinos), individuals and other 
entities filing the reports, names of financial institutions, 
individuals and entities that are the subjects of the reports, names of 
the owners of monetary instruments, account numbers, addresses, dates 
of birth and other personal identifiers, and the amounts of funds, 
currency or other monetary instruments that are associated with 
transactions, events, circumstances or decisions that trigger reporting 
requirements. (This system does not include Suspicious Activity 
Reports. Those reports are included in another system of records, 
``Suspicious Activity Reporting System--Treasury/FinCEN.002'').

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    The BSA Report System is established and maintained in accordance 
with 12 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951-1959; 31 U.S.C. 5311-5314, 5316-5332; 5 
U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 310; 31 CFR chapter X; Treasury Department Order 
180-01 (September 26, 2002).

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Purpose(s):
    The Bank Secrecy Act, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951-1959 and 
31 U.S.C. 5311-5314, 5316-5332 authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury 
to issue regulations requiring records and reports that are determined 
to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory 
investigations and examinations, or in the conduct of intelligence or 
counterintelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against 
international terrorism. The Secretary's authority has been implemented 
through regulations promulgated at 31 CFR chapter X. The purpose of 
this system of records is to maintain the information contained in the 
reports required under these regulations. This information is 
distributed to federal, state and local agencies that engage in 
criminal, regulatory and tax investigations and proceedings, agencies 
that engage in intelligence and counterintelligence activities, certain 
self-regulatory organizations, appropriate foreign agencies, and 
foreign financial intelligence units. A BSA Report Systems User is an 
agency or organization that has been granted access to the information 
in this system. BSA Report System Users include the Federal Supervisory 
Agencies, Federal law enforcement agencies (including the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the United 
States Secret Service, United States Customs and Border Protection, 
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement 
Administration, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and 
Explosives), appropriate federal agency Inspector General Offices 
having criminal law enforcement powers under the Inspector General Act 
of 1978 or comparable authority, the Executive Office of the United 
States Attorneys and the Offices of the 93 United States Attorneys, the 
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission (CFTC), the Federal Trade Commission, the Intelligence 
Community, federal agencies conducting or supporting national security 
background investigations under Executive Order 12968 as amended, the 
Government Accountability Office, State financial institution 
supervisory and regulatory agencies, State tax agencies, State and 
local law enforcement agencies, and self-regulatory organizations 
authorized by the SEC and CFTC.
    Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
categories of users and the purposes of such uses:

These records may be used to:
    (1) Provide information or records, electronically or manually, to 
a BSA Report System User relevant to the enforcement, regulatory, and 
supervisory programs and operations of that User;
    (2) Provide a BSA Report System User, and if applicable the unit 
within an Executive Department to which the BSA Report System User 
reports, with reports that indicate the number, amount, individual 
identity of participants, and other details concerning events or 
activities that have been the subject of a BSA Report;
    (3) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized 
domestic governmental agency or self-regulatory organization charged 
with the responsibility of administering law, investigating or 
prosecuting violations of law, enforcing or implementing a statute, 
rule, regulation, order, or policy, or issuing a license, contract, 
grant, or other benefit when relevant to the responsibilities of that 
agency or organization;
    (4) Provide information or records to any appropriately authorized 
non-United States governmental agency charged with the responsibility 
of administering law, investigating or prosecuting violations of law, 
enforcing or implementing a statute, rule, regulation, order, or 
policy, when relevant to the responsibilities of that agency;
    (5) Provide information or records, when appropriate, to an 
international authority or foreign government in accordance with law 
and bilateral or multilateral international agreements;
    (6) Disclose relevant information on individuals to authorized 
Federal and State agencies through computer matching in order to help 
eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in Government programs and identify 
individuals who are potentially in violation of civil law, criminal 
law, or regulation;
    (7) Disclose the existence, but not necessarily the content, of 
information or records pertaining to an investigation by a BSA Report 
System User, on behalf of and with the approval of that BSA Report 
System User, to another BSA Report System User, when FinCEN determines 
that such disclosure furthers the coordinated analysis and tracking of 
information among BSA Report System Users;
    (8) Disclose information to a court, magistrate, or administrative 
tribunal in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to 
opposing counsel or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, 
litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, or 
in connection with criminal law proceedings;
    (9) Provide information to third parties during the course of an 
investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent 
to the investigation;
    (10) In accordance with Executive Order 12968 (August 2, 1995) as 
amended, provide information or records to any appropriate government 
authority to determine eligibility for access to classified information 
to the extent relevant for matters that are by statute permissible 
subjects of inquiry;
    (11) Provide information or records to the United States 
Intelligence Community, within the meaning of Executive Order 12333 
(December 4, 1981) as amended, to further those agencies' efforts with 
respect to national security in a manner consistent with applicable 
law, and in the conduct of intelligence or counterintelligence 
activities, including analysis, to protect against international 
terrorism;
    (12) Provide information to the news media, in accordance with 
guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2, that relates to an agency's 
functions relating to civil and criminal proceedings;
    (13) Disclose information or records to any person with whom 
FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, or a BSA Report System User contracts to provide 
consulting, data processing, clerical, secretarial, or other services 
relating to the official programs and operations of FinCEN, ECCD, ECCM, 
or the BSA Report System User;
    (14) Disclose to the public information about Money Services 
Businesses that have registered with FinCEN pursuant to 31 CFR 
1022.380, other than information that consists of trade secrets, or 
that is privileged and confidential commercial or financial 
information;
    (15) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and 
persons when (a) FinCEN suspects or has confirmed that the security or 
confidentiality of information in the system of records has been 
compromised; (b) FinCEN has determined that as a result of the 
suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic 
or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security 
or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether 
maintained by FinCEN or another agency or entity) that rely upon the 
compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, 
entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection 
with FinCEN's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed

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compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and
    (16) Provide records to student volunteers and other individuals 
not having the status of agency employees, if they need access to the 
records to perform services as authorized under law relating to the 
official programs and operations of FinCEN. Individuals provided 
records under this routine use are subject to the same requirements and 
limitations on disclosure as are applicable to FinCEN officers and 
employees.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Records are maintained in magnetic media and other electronic 
format and on hard paper copy.

Retrievability:
    By name and other unique identifier.

Safeguards:
    Electronic records are password protected. Records are maintained 
in buildings subject to 24-hour security. Access controls will not be 
less than those provided by Treasury security requirements. Access to 
individuals is granted based on roles and responsibilities.

Retention and disposal:
    Records in this system will be updated periodically to reflect new 
filings, amendments to existing filings, and disposition of records in 
accordance with applicable law and record retention schedules.

System manager(s) and address:
    General Policy: Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement 
Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183- 0039. Computer Systems 
Maintenance and Administration: Director, IRS Enterprise Computing 
Center Detroit, 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226-1129, 
Director, IRS Enterprise Computing Center Martinsburg, 295 Murall 
Drive, Kearneysville, West Virginia, 25436, and Director, Office of 
Information Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Newington, 
7681 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 22153-3140.

Notification procedure:
    This system is exempt from notification requirements, record access 
requirements, and requirements that an individual be permitted to 
contest its contents, pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) 
and (k)(2).

Record access procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Contesting record procedures:
    See ``Notification procedure'' above.

Record source categories:
    Records in this system may be provided by or obtained from: 
Individuals; financial institutions and certain of their affiliates; 
Federal Supervisory Agencies; State financial institution supervisory 
agencies; domestic or foreign government agencies; foreign or 
international organizations; and commercial sources. Pursuant to the 
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is exempt 
from the requirement that the Record source categories be disclosed.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), 
(d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), 
(e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 
5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36.

    Dated: March 25, 2014.
Helen Goff Foster,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records.
[FR Doc. 2014-08254 Filed 4-11-14; 8:45 am]
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