The U.S. Department of the Treasury is responsible for formulating and recommending domestic and international financial, economic, and tax policy, participating in the formulation of broad fiscal policies that have general significance for the economy, and managing the public debt. The Treasury Department's various bureau functions include: law enforcement (Secret Service, ATF and Customs), bank regulation (Comptroller of the Currency and Thrift Supervision), financial agent (FMS and Public Debt), and coin and currency manufacturing (Mint and Printing and Engraving).
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Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury performs four basic functions: formulating and recommending economic, financial, tax, and fiscal policies; serving as financial agent for the U.S. Government; enforcing the law; and manufacturing coins and currency.
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Borrows the money needed to operate the Federal Government, accounts for the resulting public debt, and issues Treasury securities (Savings Bonds and Treasury Bills) to refund the maturing debt and raise new money.
Bureau of the Public Debt : Frauds, Phonies and Scams
Describes fraudulent schemes that involve what are claimed to be securities issued or backed by the United States Treasury.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
One of the U.S. Department of Treasury's lead agencies in the fight against money laundering. Serves as a link between the law enforcement, financial, and regulatory communities.
Office of Foreign Assets Control
Administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions against targeted foreign countries, terrorism sponsoring organizations and international narcotics traffickers.
U.S. Savings Bonds Online
Program rules, interest rates, maturity dates, and other information related to savings bonds. Also links to government web resources on U.S. Treasury Bonds and related topics.
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