SWISS MONEY LAUNDERING REPORTING OFFICE ANNUAL REPORT

On 9th June, The Hindu published a report about this annual report which, it says, has disclosed “interesting” cases involving money laundering and terrorism suspects.  The MROS is the agency that receives SAR in Switzerland, and with which other countries’ FIU liaise and submit mutual assistance requests.  In 2018, the MROS received 795 requests from FIU in 104 countries, and 4,671 requests concerning natural and legal persons – these having more than doubled since 2011.  The head of the MROS since February has been Daniel Thelesklaf, formerly at Moneyval.

The annual report is at –

https://www.fedpol.admin.ch/dam/data/fedpol/kriminalitaet/geldwaescherei/jabe/jb-mros-2018-e.pdf

https://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/threads-in-swiss-dirty-money-probe-tinder-date-south-asian-terror-suspect-119060900429_1.html

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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