Intermex complies with all federal and state regulations that govern the money transmitter industry. The company is also actively involved in the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing by maintaining a fully functional Regulatory and
Anti-money Laundering Compliance Program.
Intermex is in full compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act, The US Patriot Act of 2001 and the United States Code Title 18 Money Laundering Laws. Intermex has developed a regulatory Compliance department, under the direction of an experienced Compliance Officer. The foremost responsibility of the department is to enforce Intermex\’s policy and procedures which include the monitoring of transactions, the detection and reporting of suspicious activity, filing and retaining financial records, and the training of employees and agents.
As a non-bank financial institution, Intermex is regulated by the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, FinCen, the Department of Banking and Finance of the State of Florida and additionally by the various regulatory institutions of those states where Intermex holds an operating license. Intermex is duly registered as a Money Service Business (MSB) with The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the financial intelligence unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
An independent and reputable consulting firm periodically reviews Intermex’s policies and procedures to ensure the efficacy of the Anti-money Laundering and Regulatory Compliance Program as required by the Bank Secrecy Act and other laws and regulations. Intermex has established the industry benchmark in preventing illicit activity through its remittance system.
Intermex is an active participant and member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Jose Perez-Villarreal, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Intermex, holds the designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Intermex employees also regularly attend ACAMS seminars and conferences.
Intermex actively attends seminars from the National Money Transmitters Association (NMTA), a national support group, and the Money Transmitter Regulatory Association (MTRA), which fosters cooperation among states and federal agencies for the effective and efficient regulation of money.
Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC (FT5621/ CS0110/ NMLS#897906) is authorized to engage in the business of a foreign transmittal agency and check seller under the Massachusetts General Laws chapter 169 and chapter 167F, respectively.
Intermex Wire Transfer II, LLC (MT101943) is licensed and regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services.
Money Transmitters Regulators Association
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN)
Office of Foreign Assets Control
State Regulatory Agencies
Money Service Business information website
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