Parliament vows to pursue suspects of currency smuggling and money laundering
Parliamentary Finance vows to pursue suspects of currency smuggling and money laundering
BAGHDAD / .. Parliamentary Finance Committee vowed Tuesday to pursue suspects of currency smuggling and money laundering by the Iraqi judiciary and the banking sector and the Central Bank.
The committee member said Masood Haider told / information /, "The past period has seen significant weakness in the fight against money laundering and the smuggling of hard currency and therefore has been coordination with international financial working group to prepare a draft anti-money laundering, passed by the Parliament recently the law", noting that "all measures taken to implement and activate the anti-money laundering and terrorism financing law is the responsibility of the Central Bank of class basis. "
He added that the "anti-money laundering department at the Central Bank will be strengthened and judges linked to the Department of Economic Security, as well as the employment of legal and economic experts," noting that "the law still needs more time and effort to fill the void in the banking sector."
Haider pointed out that "there are the names of the accused of smuggling currency and money laundering to the Iraqi judiciary and the banking sector and the Central Bank, will be right to take legal action". Finished.