n African Security Review - Confidentiality versus accountability : financial intelligence units : commentary

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1024-6029
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Extracted from text ... An integral part of the fight against money laundering is to have access to financial information in order to assist in investigations. The primary goal of financial investigations is to identify, trace and document the movement of funds; to identify and locate assests that are subject to law enforcement measures; and to support the prosecution of criminal activity. Financial intelligence units (FIUs) have an increasingly important role to play in the international effort to detect and combat money laundering. They are defined as agencies that receive reports of suspicious transactions from financial institutions and other persons and entities, analyse them, ..

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