WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Monday that the Treasury department has serious concerns that Facebook Inc's
Secretary Mnuchin also said that the agency has warned Facebook that it must enact proper safeguards against illicit use such as money laundering.
"Treasury has been very clear to Facebook...and other providers of digital financial services that they must implement the same anti-money laundering safeguards in countering the financing of terrorism as traditional financial institutions," Mnuchin said.
(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Writing by Katanga Johnson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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Updated Date: Jul 16, 2019 01:05:41 IST