The Prabhu Group Inc. D/B/A Prabhu Money Transfer (“prabhuonline.com”) is a *licensed money service business with the new york state department of financial services. We are also a registered money service business with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN).

This is our policy to comply with all government regulations at all times.

As a money service business, we are subject to the following regulations:

  • Reporting

    We are required to report the following types of transactions to the authorities:

    • Suspicious Activity (SAR)
    • Currency Transactions (CTR)
  • Record Keeping

    We are required to keep all client, transaction and corporate records for a minimum of 5 years.

  • Ascertaining Identity

    We are required to collect and verify your identification for remittances of $3,000 and more.

  • Politically Exposed Person (PEP)

    We are required to make PEP determination for transactions that have any ties to politically exposed persons.

  • Third Party Determination

    If you are conducting a transaction on someone else’s behalf, we are required to obtain information on the both parties: you and the person on whose behalf you are conducting the transaction.

  • Compliance Program

    We are required to maintain a compliance program containing adequate policies and procedures in accordance with the applicable regulations.

For more information, refer to FINCEN website: http://www.fincen.gov/financial_institutions/msb/.

Additional measures we take to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing

We take the following additional measures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing:

  • Scanning Against the OFAC Watch List

    It is our policy to check each transaction against the OFAC watch list. Any matched names are subject to further review by the compliance officer.

  • Transaction Monitoring

    We have adequate controls pertaining to the transaction activity at several instances of the life cycle of a transaction. These controls include:

    • Client Profiling
    • Risk Assessment
    • Client Identification Controls & Validations
    • Transaction Aggregation Thresholds
    • Government Reporting Controls & Validations
    • Possible Structuring Reporting
    • Enhanced Due Diligence Reporting