HIFCA

AcronymDefinition
HIFCAHigh Intensity Financial Crimes Area
HIFCAHigh-Risk Money-Laundering and Related Financial Crimes Area
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), under the Department of the Treasury is involved in six High Intensity Financial Crime Areas (HIFCAs).
(126) See the FinCEN HIFCA website at http://www.fincen.gov/ law_enforcement/hifca/index.html for more information.
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Departments of Justice and the Treasury as areas of high risk for financial crimes and money laundering activity (High Intensity Financial Crime Areas or HIFCAs).
As of June 2005, seven such areas have been designated as HIFCAs: New York/New Jersey; San Juan/Puerto Rico; Los Angeles; the southwestern border, including Arizona and Texas; the Northern District of Illinois (Chicago); the Northern District of California (San Francisco); and South Florida (Miami).