Treasury Vows Support of West African Group in War on Money Laundering, Fraud

By Matt Squire

The United States is hoping that its support of an anti-money laundering regional body for West African nations will lead to greater economic stability in the area, said Dan Glaser, US Treasury Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes His remarks follow on a pledge by U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, Robin Sanders of training and support in combating financial crimes in West Africa, according to a report from Nigerian news service Vanguard Media Limited on July 15. "We will provide you with international accepted and respected best practices that you can use to combat economic crimes including...