Gulf Times - financial-crimes
QCB asks banks to strengthen KYC norms to fight financial crimes

QCB asks banks to strengthen KYC norms to fight financial crimes

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has asked banks and financial institutions to strengthen their KYC (know-your-customer) norms as part of due diligence to combat all kinds of financial crimes

QFMA trains 144 industry reps to combat financial crimes

QFMA trains 144 industry reps to combat financial crimes

The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA), in collaboration with the Union of Arab Securities Authorities (UASA), has held a specialised training programme on "Combating Financial Crimes".

Iran arrests 67 people for suspected financial crimes

Iran arrests 67 people for suspected financial crimes

Iranian authorities have arrested 67 people in a drive against financial crime, the judiciary said on Sunday, as the country faces renewed US sanctions and a public outcry against profiteering and corruption.

'Mena region witnesses lower financial crimes than global levels'

'Mena region witnesses lower financial crimes than global levels'

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region witnessed relatively lower financial crimes than the global levels, according to Thomson Reuter’s findings.

Australia adds to money laundering claims against bank

Australia adds to money laundering claims against bank

Australia's financial crimes watchdog has added more than 100 new claims against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for failing to comply with anti-money laundering laws.

QFIU develops new ways to combat money laundering

QFIU develops new ways to combat money laundering

Qatar Financial Intelligence Unit has developed new ways of combating money laundering as part of efforts to strengthen its firewall against terror and other nefarious activities.