Financial Intelligence Centre chases Nyantankyi over money laundering



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The Financial Intelligence Centre has asked financial institutions in the country to provide it with transactions of the embattled President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The Financial Intelligence Centre was established in accordance with section 4 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749) as amended – as a body corporate with perpetual succession mandated by law to request, receive, Analyse, interpret and disseminate financial intelligence in Ghana and abroad.

Per the directive, all banks in the county as well as non-bank financial institutions have been asked to furnish the Financial Intelligence Centre with specific monetary information on former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The Financial Intelligence Centre among other things have asked these financial institutions to make available to them copies of verification of beneficiary owners’ form completed in respect of transfers for Mr. Nyantakyi.

 

Read full statement below: 

“Pursuant to Section 28 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749), as amended, kindly furnish us with the following information on subjects and any other connected accounts:

“1. Mandate and Account opening forms.

“2. Business Registration Document.

“3. Legible copy of photo identity.

“4. Evidence of Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD).

“5. All transaction details (bank statement) from January 2014 to date.

“6. Copies of all SWIFT Messages received for the same period (if any).

“7. Copies of Verification of Beneficiary Owners form completed in respect of transfers. ”

Ghana | atinkaonline.com