Increasingly, employers who provide their employees with a retirement plan are relying on 401(k) and similar defined contribution
plans instead of defined benefit plans. As a result, participants are paying more of the cost of managing their pension plans,
which can take a substantial toll on their retirement savings.
Human trafficking, money laundering, trade-based money laundering and terrorist financing all come with their own sets of red flags for financial institutions. In addition, entities such as money services businesses and cash-intensive businesses can be legitimate, but also have potential to be used for illicit activities.