Few credit unions have come through the recession unscathed. Some have been hit harder than others. For most, just surviving
the Great Recession has been a major accomplishment. But we're not out of the woods yet.
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.