HOMELAND SECURITY TO TRACK CASH BUYERS OF PROPERTY IN MIAMI AND NY

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is hunting down international criminals who launder money through real estate deals, with the Treasury Department ordering title insurance companies to report the identities of people paying cash for high-end properties in Miami and Manhattan.

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, an arm of the U.S. Treasury, said on Wednesday it is concerned that individuals buy residential real estate in cash through shell companies to hide their assets and veil their identities.

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Keith Kaplan

CalBRE #01933707
Sothebys International Realty
9255 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA   90069

keith.kaplan@sothebyshomes.com

310-646-7791

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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