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Critical Issues on Certificates of Deposit;
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#1292900 - 11/24/09 04:15 PM SARs Shared With Third-Party Service Provider
Norrie Offline
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Registered: 02/11/08
Posts: 67
If a financial institution has a contract with a third-party service provider who performs transaction monitoring of the bank's account activity, is it okay for the bank to fax copies of filed SARs to the third-party service provider for follow-up monitoring purposes?

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#1292912 - 11/24/09 04:19 PM Re: SARs Shared With Third-Party Service Provider [Re: Norrie]
John Burnett Offline
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Registered: 10/27/00
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Loc: Cape Cod
No. It's not permitted to share the SAR or the fact that the SAR was filed with third parties. Just those who work with them in the bank, audit and examiners, bank counsel and law enforcement.
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#1292934 - 11/24/09 04:30 PM Re: SARs Shared With Third-Party Service Provider [Re: Norrie]
Ken_Pegasus Offline
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Registered: 08/30/01
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I'm not certain why a third party would need evidence of prior activity. Regardless, the activity can be described to them without mentioning the SAR filing.
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#1293200 - 11/25/09 08:49 AM Re: SARs Shared With Third-Party Service Provider [Re: Ken_Pegasus]
joser Offline
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Registered: 09/14/05
Posts: 63
Loc: NJ
Just a reminder -- Faxes are not a secure media

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