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Describes the BSA requirements for a bank to file a Suspicious Activity Report and why federal law limits sharing information about a SAR, and the components of a SAR monitoring and reporting system, and how to answer the essential questions that comprise the basis of the SAR narrative.

Updated: September 2018​
Re-versioned: Sept. 2015

What You'll Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the scope of activities appropriate for SAR filing
  • Discuss the importance of keeping SARs confidential
  • Recognize some indicators of suspicious activity
  • Describe the five key components of SAR filing


All employees

​Course Credits

ABA Professional Certifications: 1.0 CCTS, CFSSP, CLBB, CRCM, CSOP, CTFA, CAFP​​​​


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