New Regulations for Major Precious Metal Dealers
July 2005 by Associated PressThe Bush administration, in its latest effort to nab drug lords and terror financiers, will require major dealers in gold, diamonds and other precious metals and gems to set up comprehensive programs to combat money laundering, announced the Treasury Department.
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