Crypto, trade and environmental crime among AML/CFT risks – IMF

Staff propose increasing country assessments to twice per year

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlighted evolving risks from digital money, trade-based illicit finance and environmental crimes in its latest money laundering and terrorist financing strategy report, published on December 5.

Every five years, the executive board reviews how IMF staff conduct their anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CFT) country assessments as well as related funding provisions.

For fund-supported programmes, directors emphasised “the importance

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