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Stone v. Ritter
Citation:911 A.2d 362 (Del. 2006)
AmSouth’s wholly-owned subsidiary, AmSouth Bank, operated about 600 commercial banking branches in six states throughout the southeastern United States. In 2004, AmSouth and AmSouth Bank paid $40 million is fines and $10 million in civil penalties to resolve government and regulatory investigations pertaining to the failure by bank employees to file suspicious activity reports. On October 12, 2004, the Federal Reserve and the Alabama Banking Department issued a Cease and Desist Order against AmSouth, requiring it engage an independent consultant to conduct a comprehensive review of the Bank’s compliance program. On October 12, 2004, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Federal Reserve jointly assessed a $10 million civil penalty against AmSouth for operating an inadequate anti-money laundering program and for lack of adequate board and management oversight.
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