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Don Fort Participates In A Panel Entitled “Force Multipliers: The Increased Use of Data Analytics to Identify Subjects of Civil and Criminal Enforcement Actions” At The FBA Tax Conference

On March 5, 2021, Don Fort participates in a panel entitled "Force Multipliers: The Increased Use of Data Analytics to Identify Subjects of Civil and Criminal Enforcement Actions" at the FBA Tax Conference. Description: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is effectively using data analytics to combat tax abuse domestically and

Don Fort and Larry Sannicandro Participate In A Panel Entitled “Cryptocurrency: Current Tax and Bank Secrecy Act Enforcement Environment” For Celesq

On February 26, 2021, Don Fort and Lawrence Sannicandro participate in a panel entitled "Cryptocurrency: Current Tax and Bank Secrecy Act Enforcement Environment" for Celesq AttorneysEd Center Description: Virtual currencies, including cryptocurrency, have recently received significant attention from the IRS, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the U.S. Department of Justice

AMLA 2020: Sweeping New AML Laws Have Broad Impacts on All Financial Crimes

By Don Fort, Christopher M. Ferguson, and Olivia Renensland The White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter, published by the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s White Collar Crime Committee Winter/Spring 2021 On January 1, 2021, following House and Senate overrides of a presidential veto, the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) for Fiscal Year

FinCEN Action on Capital One Sends Clear Message on BSA Compliance

FinCEN Flexes Its Muscle with $390 Million BSA Penalty Against Capital One National Association Action Comes on Heels of Passage of the Most Robust AML Reforms in 20 Years On January 15, 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that it had reached a settlement with Capital One National

The New Age of International Criminal Tax Enforcement

By Caroline D. Ciraolo and Jon D. (Don) Fort Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure Winter 2020 Edition The current global economic landscape presents challenges for tax authorities around the world—reduced tax revenue, limited resources for compliance and enforcement, and increased risk of noncompliance. In the face of such challenges, governments

Mitigating IRS Cryptocurrency Enforcement Risk in 2021

The high-stakes game of chicken regarding the IRS's enforcement of tax violations involving cryptocurrency holders is poised to move to the next level in 2021, K&F Director of Investigations Don Fort and Partner Lawrence Sannicandro explain in a recent Law360 article. After several years of warning taxpayers about civil and

Don Fort Receives The Association Of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Public-Private Partnership Award

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has awarded Don Fort with the 2020 Public-Private Partnership Award. Don Fort is one of nine outstanding individuals and one exceptional chapter honored by ACAMS for their contribution to the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) field. Don Fort is the director of investigations