Mr. Robert Frimet has been involved in the MSB industry both as an operator and consultant for nearly 25 years. Mr. Frimet has served as the President of the Nevada Check Cashing Association for a term of 4 years (1998-2002) and also served on the National Check Cashers Association Board of Directors (FISCA) during that same time period. He was the primary party who drafted the Legislation that in part regulates Nevada check cashers today. Mr. Frimet has also provided proposed rule changes to FinCen regarding cross border foreign currency transactions which was changed in 2014.
Mr. Frimet provides consulting services and training in the area of check cashing, check fraud training and anti money laundering compliance. He is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist since 2005 and is familiar with all regulations pertaining to check cashers, wire transmitters, foreign currency dealers, dealers in precious metals and pawn shops. He also provides regulatory guidance to the digital currency arena (IE: bitcoin) providing independent reviews, AML Programs and training. Mr. Frimet provides seminars to various national and state associations such as the National Pawn Brokers Association and the California Financial Service Providers Association related o matters of compliance and is the "go to" for the NPA (national pawn brokers association) where he has provided compliance guidance for 10 years.
Areas of Expertise: Money Service Business, Check Cashing, Payday Loans, Title Loans, Wire Transfer, Pre-Paid Debit Cards, Foreign Currency Exchange, Dealers in Precious Metals, Digital Currency Compliance.
Accomplishments: Former President of Nevada Check Cashing Association, Former Director on FISCA Board (national check cashing association), Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist, State of Nevada Fight Fraud Task Force Member, Board of Directors Southern Nevada ACAMS Chapter Communications Chair, State of Nevada Consumer Affairs Investigator Reserve (former), 10 Years law enforcement (state prison/constable reserve P.D.).