The Financial Intelligence Centre trained/engaged 937 stakeholders during the period under review.
During the period under review, Accountable Institutions such as forex bureaus, insurance companies, market operators, selected Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) and some telecommunication companies were trained. The training sessions were aimed at creating awareness and deepening the understanding of participant’s knowledge on AML/CFT issues as well as their reporting obligations under the Act 749 as amended. The topics for the training programmes included the following:
Also, at the same workshop, the FIC took the opportunity to register two (2) DNFBPs on the goAML software, the reporting portal for the submission of Suspicious Transactions Reports (STRs) and Cash Transactions Reports (CTRs).
The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) and the Ghana Police Service were also engaged on Anti-Money laundering compliance regime and conducting parallel financial investigations when investigating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing cases.