April 7, 2021: The Treasury Department announced that Michael Mosier will serve as Acting Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), effective April 11, 2021. Mosier succeeds Kenneth Blanco, who is stepping down after more than 3 years in the role. Mosier is a former FinCEN Deputy Director and Digital Innovation Officer, and currently a Counselor to the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. Prior to FinCEN, Mosier was Associate Director for the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He also served on the White House National Security Council as Director for Transnational Organized Crime. Earlier in his career, Mosier worked at the Department of Justice as Deputy Chief of the Money Laundering & Asset Recovery Section. He began his public service as a prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Mosier has also served as an adjunct law professor at Georgetown University Law Center.