CBI: We have taken all legal action against offending banks to auction currency

Our economy / Baghdad

The Central Bank of Iraq, on Sunday, to take all legal action against offending banks to auction foreign currency.

In a statement the Central Bank of Iraq, said that "in light of the recounted by some of the media and social networking sites of news and information and presentation of documents pertaining to violations of some banks and companies in the sale and purchase of foreign currency window emphasize that we had previously taken all legal action against those banks and their clients in conflict with the instructions for auction of foreign currency for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014".

The statement added that "Among those actions prosecution by Iraqi courts in addition to his imposing heavy fines and being Asthsalha now," noting that "the bank's audit teams continuing to work in this field with the coordination and inform the competent judicial authorities offenses or the amounts obtained for this purpose the values ​​of".

He warned Attorney Haitham al-Jubouri, a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, in (November 4, 2015), from money laundering operations in the auction sale of the currency, and with accused the government of "indifference" about it, and stressed the need to stop the auction.