The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network plans to enhance information-sharing with international and local law enforcement agencies on transactions potentially involved in money laundering, an official told senators Thursday.

In remarks prepared for a Senate committee hearing on how top African politicians and their families had evaded anti-money-laundering laws to bring hundreds of millions of dollars into the country, James Freis, Fincen's director, said the agency is pursuing a number of steps to beef up enforcement.

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