Tag: United States Department of the Treasury

David Cohen Becomes the CIA’s ‘Financial Batman’

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Washington — In a reflection of the increasing role the U.S. Department of the Treasury is playing in clandestine operations, America’s “sanctions guru” was sworn in on February 9 as the country’s second-in-command spymaster. David Cohen, whose appointment as deputy

The U.S. Treasury Department Is Sharing Bank Data With Intelligence Agencies, But With Limits

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Even though the U.S. Treasury Department allows intelligence agencies such as the CIA and NSA to access Americans’ banking information, there are a few limits. At the end of last week, the Treasury described how it does give some bulk

Treasury Discloses Limits on Bank-Data Sharing With Spy Agencies

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The U.S. Treasury Department said it sets limits while allowing the nation’s intelligence agencies to access reports that banks file on suspicious or large money moves by customers, including information about Americans. The Treasury, saying it was responding to a

EU politicians want suspension of data-sharing deal amid new NSA spying allegations

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European politicians on Monday called for the immediate suspension of a data-sharing agreement between the U.S. and the European Union following more revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency. The Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP) provides the U.S.

EU threatens to suspend data-sharing with U.S. over spy reports

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(Reuters) – The European Union is threatening to suspend two agreements granting the United States access to European financial and travel data unless Washington shows it is respecting EU rules on data privacy, EU officials said on Friday. The threat