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#2076513 - 04/29/16 10:22 PM SAR Request
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AN FBI agent requested a copy of a SAR or SAR number on a SAR recently filed on one of our customers. Can this be given to him?

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#2076516 - 04/29/16 10:42 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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Once you have verified they are law enforcement then you can share the information involving the SAR. If they want additional information (statements, images etc.) just let them know you will need a subpoena
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#2076519 - 04/29/16 10:50 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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Thank you!

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#2076537 - 04/30/16 03:34 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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I would have required the FBI agent to provide the DCN of the SAR he wants the information on.
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#2076538 - 05/01/16 11:43 AM Re: SAR Request dg
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AN FBI agent requested a copy of a SAR or SAR number on a SAR


I'm a little confused too...the LEA needs to give you the DCN before the conversation begins.
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#2076594 - 05/02/16 04:18 PM Re: SAR Request Elwood P. Dowd
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Originally Posted By Ken_Pegasus
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AN FBI agent requested a copy of a SAR or SAR number on a SAR


I'm a little confused too...the LEA needs to give you the DCN before the conversation begins.


That sounds like a good idea Ken, do you have a cite that you could direct me to on that one?
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#2076661 - 05/02/16 10:41 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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If they know there has been a SAR filed, they would have the DCN. It shows one of two things, they are fishing or just lazy. You don't need a citation for that.
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#2076667 - 05/02/16 10:59 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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The only reason I asked for a citation is because in the past I have disclosed information on a SAR to an LEA that I know when he called and said, "What additional details can you tell me about the SAR you files on XYZ Corp?"

I am just hoping I didn't do something wrong by not requiring the DCN.
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#2076680 - 05/03/16 09:50 AM Re: SAR Request dg
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"What additional details can you tell me about the SAR you files on XYZ Corp?"

If it was not in the original SAR, they would need a subpoena for additional details.
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#2076757 - 05/03/16 04:39 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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Still not answering the original question but thanks anyways.
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#2076758 - 05/03/16 04:48 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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I've not asked for the DCN number in the past, but I did request our internal control number. Seems like good confirmation and that's how we store them.

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#2077149 - 05/05/16 12:05 PM Re: SAR Request RockChucker, CAMS
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No citation, but your bank's responsibilities never extend to talking to someone on the phone. Your possible responses run the gamut from 1) refusing to 2) imposing any conditions you wish.

If an individual claiming to be an LEA or regulatory agency representative calls, the bank simply needs to make some effort to make certain it knows it is talking to someone who has already seen the SAR. Some bankers also ask the caller what office of the LEA he or she is calling from then look up the number in a public listing and call them back. Under some circumstances, I would do both.

Even after I'm sure that I know the person is an LEA officer and is looking at the SAR, that does not mean we are going to have a warm exchange of information where I answer every question asked. It depends on the question... grin
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#2077244 - 05/05/16 04:08 PM Re: SAR Request dg
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Thanks Ken, that is exactly what I was looking for.
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