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Friday, 15 December 2017 - 15:32
FIU and Police sign MoU to curb money laundering
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The Financial Intelligence Unit of Sri Lanka has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Police to share information/intelligence in order to facilitate investigations and prosecutions on money laundering, terrorist financing, and other related offences.
 
Inspector General of Police, Mr. Pujith Jayasundara and Dr. H. Amarathunga, Director, signed the MOU on behalf of the respective institutions.
 
The Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, who is also Chairman of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism National Coordinating Committee, was also present.
 
The MOU would enable sharing intelligence and information which is vital for prevention, detection, and prosecution of such offences.
 
The FIU has already entered into similar MOUs with Sri Lanka Customs, Department of Immigration and Emigration, Department of Inland Revenue and Department for Registration of Persons.
 
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