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U.S., Mexico Work to Restore Intelligence Sharing

U.S. and Mexican officials have made good progress toward resolving a two-month-old dispute over sharing financial intelligence and expect a final deal soon, a U.S. official said Monday. The United States announced in April it had stopped giving financial intelligence to Mexico after confidential information provided by the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) leaked to the media in Mexico. FinCEN is at the forefront of the U.S. fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. U.S. Treasury officials have said they wanted a quick resolution of the problem because of the big sums of drug money and other suspicious cash being smuggled across the border. Full Story

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