Money laundering

Seven arrested in largest-ever money laundering search and arrest operation

Seven people have been arrested following the largest money laundering search and arrest operation in Northern Ireland's history.

Published 22 January 2020

New anti-money laundering regulations take effect across UK

Stricter new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have come into force across the UK with effect from today.

Published 10 January 2020

Companies able to file beneficial ownership information with new central register from today

Companies and industrial and provident societies (I&Ps) can file their beneficial ownership information in the new central register with effect from today.

Published 29 July 2019

Stockbroker fined €280,000 for anti-money laundering failings in first-of-its-kind enforcement action

A firm has been fined €280,000 in the first enforcement action taken against a stockbroker for breaches of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.

Published 13 May 2019

Hundreds of students 'face jail' over money laundering scam

Hundreds of Irish students could face jail for acting as "money mules" for fraudsters, a senior garda has warned.

Published 25 April 2019

Fifth EU money laundering directive to be transposed into Irish law

New legislation to transpose many provisions of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive into Irish law has been approved by the Cabinet.

Published 4 January 2019