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Part C – Money Laundering: Institutions, Methods, and Instruments.

  1. To the best of your knowledge, what institutions or mechanisms are used for laundering illicit proceeds in this country?  (please select Rarely, Occasionally, Frequently)

 

To send POC to this country

To get POC out of this country

Within this country

Banks

Shell corporations

Non-bank financial institutions

Money Exchange

Remittance services

Retail shops (eg. jewellers, supermarkets) 

Informal banking (Hawala etc)

Insurance companies

Gold and precious metals market

Casinos and gambling houses

Non-for-profit sector

Antiques dealings

Real estate

Other 1 namely

Other 2 namely

 

  1. To the best of your knowledge, what methods are used for laundering illicit proceeds in this country? (please select Rarely, Occasionally, Frequently)

 

To send POC to this country

To get POC out of this country

Within this country

Cash smuggling

Structuring

Commingling illicit with licit proceeds

Loan back

Trusts

Anonymous accounts

Accounts in false names

Other 1 namely

Other 2 namely

 

  1. To the best of your knowledge, what instruments are used for the laundering of illicit proceeds? (please select Rarely, Occasionally, Frequently)

 

To send POC to this country

To get POC out of this country

Within this country

Cash

Wire transfers

Cheques and other instruments

Gold and precious metals/stones

Electronic payments

Credit cards

Payable through accounts

Stored Value Cards

Other 1 namely

Other 2 namely

 

  1. In your professional opinion, please list the five most important countries in terms of money laundering relevant to this country:

 15.1 Top five countries to which the POC generated in this country are sent for laundering:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

15.2.  Top five countries through which laundered money transits to a final destination:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

15.3.  Top five final destination countries:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

 

Part D – This Country´s Response to Money Laundering

  1. Is money laundering a specific offence in this country? 

  2. Does prosecution of money laundering require a separate predicate offence? 

  3. What are the predicate offences for money laundering?

      If "Specified Offences", please list major categories:

     

  4. Which of the following changes in international jurisdictions have impacted on the current response to money laundering in this country?  (please select all applicable)

International Treaties

US Patriot Act

Introduction of Euro Currency

FATF Eight Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing

FATF Forty Recommendations

International Agreements

Other 1 (please specify): 

Other 2 (please specify): 

 

  1. Is the alternative remittance sector for the transmission of money or value significant in this country? 

  2. Is the alternative remittance sector regulated in this country? 

  3.  In your opinion, which sectors or professions are most associated with money laundering in this country?

Banking

Legal

Accounting

Casinos

Real Estate

Other Gambling

Equity Market

Other 1 namely

Other 2 namely

 

Part E – Financing of Terrorism

  1. In your professional opinion, please indicate on the scale below, the order of magnitude of Terrorist financing in this country for each of the following categories of fundraising:

23.1.  Funds raised in the country for terrorist use in the same country:

23.2.  Funds raised in the country for use outside the country:             

23.3.  Funds raised outside the country for use in the country:             

 

  1. To the best of your knowledge, what institutions/mechanisms have been or are most likely to be used or associated with terrorist financing? (please select Rarely, Occasionally, Frequently)

 

To send money to the country

To get money out of the country

Within the country

Banks

Shell corporations

Non-bank financial institutions

Money Exchange

Remittance services

Retail shops (eg.jewellers, supermarkets) 

Underground banking

Insurance companies

Gold and precious metals market

Casinos and gambling houses

Non-for-profit sector

Antiques dealings

Real estate

Other, namely………………….

 

  1. In what order would you rank the following sources of funds for terrorism in this country (please number)?

Crime:                             

Donations:                       

Legitimate business:         

Other (please specify)      

Part F – Other Comments

  1. In your professional opinion, what do you consider to be the main emerging area of money laundering affecting this country?

 

 

Thank you for your patience!  Would you like to be informed of the results of this study? 

 

               

 

 

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