The FIU is responsible for the:

  • receipt and analysis of suspicious transaction reports that must be made under the Proceeds of Crime Act, 2013 and the Anti-Terrorist Financing and Proliferation Act,2015
  • collection of information from financial institutions and other relevant bodies for the purpose of investigating relevant offences
  • investigation of relevant offences
  • dissemination of information
  • international cooperation in the exchange of information
  • awareness raising and education
  • supervision of Non-Regulated Service Providers (NRSPs) (otherwise known as Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs))

The FIU works in close partnership with other national agencies to ensure that the country has a comprehensive anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism system that identifies and effectively addresses suspected illegal activity.