The Financial Intelligence Centre of South Africa issued a press release highlighting the recent statement by the Financial Action Task Force on high-risk jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering, counterterrorist financing and proliferation financing deficiencies.
The Financial Intelligence Centre of South Africa published its 2019-2020 annual report, focusing on partnerships to assist in combating financial crime.
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The South African Reserve Bank issued sanctions against Standard Bank South Africa Limited, GroBank Limited, Ubank Limited, Bank of China, Johannesburg Branch and HBZ Bank Limited for anti-money laundering deficiencies and violations of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act.
The South African Reserve Bank’s Prudential Authority imposed a 400,000 rand fine on Durban, South Africa-based bank for failing to comply with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001, including failing to properly comply with the cash threshold reporting requirement.