A. The attorney general may conduct investigations within or outside this state to determine if a licensee, authorized delegate, money transmitter, financial institution or person engaged in a trade or business has failed to file a report required by this article or has engaged or is engaging in an act, practice or transaction that constitutes a money laundering violation as provided in section 13-2317.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 6-1242

  • Authorized delegate: means a person designated by the licensee under section 6-1208. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, consumer lenders, international banking facilities and financial institution holding companies under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Money: means a medium of exchange that is authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government as a part of its currency and that is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215

B. On request of the attorney general, all licensees, authorized delegates, money transmitters and financial institutions shall make their books and records available to the attorney general during normal business hours for inspection and examination in connection with an investigation pursuant to this section.