The Philippine Senate has moved closer to including casinos in the coverage of the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Act, as one of the Senate’s panels began analysing three different bills on the matter.
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said Tuesday it hired a former official of the Anti-Money Laundering Council as chief compliance officer, as the bank continues to beef up its management team.
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The Philippine central bank is tightening its surveillance of money-remittance firms to ensure they are not be used to launder dirty money and facilitate terrorist financing.
From 2000 to 2005 the Philippines was ‘blacklisted’ as a ‘non-cooperative’ country and subjected to significant sanctions by the Financial Action Task Force for its failure to tackle endemic problems with transparency and traceability in its financial system.
The Senate is giving more teeth to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) by amending its current provisions to include casino operators and junket operators among the covered institutions of the law.
Casinos, real estate developers and dealers of high-value items will have to report any cash transaction exceeding P500,000 or $10,000 to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to help stop any illegal fund transfers in the Philippines.
Philippines anti-money laundering watchdog takes bankers to court for ‘wilfully’ ignoring $81m cyberheist
The Philippines’ anti-money laundering watchdog has filed criminal charges against five officials of the RCBC (Rizal Commercial Banking Corp) bank as well as the former treasurer Raul Tan, for “wilfully” ignoring suspicious activity
A money laundering complaint has been filed against the former treasurer of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. and five other bank employees over the shifting of $81 million that was stolen from Bangladesh’s foreign reserves to one of its branches.
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The regulations apply to all-cash buyers using shell companies in places like New York City, Miami and Los Angeles.
Just 215 wealthy people were granted an investor visa for the U.K. last year after the government doubled the investment needed to 2 million pounds ($2.5 million) and introduced new money-laundering checks in 2014.
Capital One Financial Corp. is under investigation for its anti-money-laundering program, according to the company’s annual securities filing.