Customs Service, the Secret Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Financial Crime Enforcement Network
The Tanzanian side is represented in various other cases by a law firm representing the owners of FBME, which the Central Bank of Cyprus placed under administration and subsequently resolution in July 2014 after the US Financial Crime Enforcement Network
(FinCEN) described it as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern with links to terrorism.
The April decision affirmed the decision of the Financial Crime Enforcement Network
(FinCEN) to ban the lender from opening and maintaining correspondent accounts with FBME.
The US Financial Crime Enforcement Network
describes the bank as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern with ties to Hezbollah, a group deemed a terrorist organisation in the US and the European Union.
A US court of appeals rejected an appeal filed by FBME Bank against an April 14 ruling of the District Court of Columbia which left in place a measure taken by the Financial Crime Enforcement Network
(FinCEN) barring the Tanzanian lender from doing business with US banks.