Kazakhs learn to fight terror financing and money laundering

Staff Report

ASTANA -- Forty Kazakhstanis November 18 in Astana attended a workshop on fighting money laundering and terror financing, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said in a statement. The Kazakhstanis came from the government, self-regulatory bodies and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions, which include "casinos, real estate agents, dealers of precious metals and stones as well as lawyers and other professions".

Specialists from Italy and Latvia taught the workshop, explaining the worldwide Financial Action Task Force's standards. Participants undertook a group exercise "to identify the products and services that present money-laundering and financing-of-terrorism risks".

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