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The UN Security Council List includes all individuals and entities subject to measures imposed by the Security Council


    The effective date to start making declarations of currency or berear negotiable instruments is the 1st March, 2017

    The 6th February, 2017 appointed as the date in which the Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2016 shall come into operation

The Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) undertook the mutual evaluation of Lesotho in November-December 2010.


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Special Notice on Lockdown in Lesotho

Please note that despite the lockdown there will be no relaxation of obligations incumbent to ALL Accountable Institutions in terms of the MLPCA. The FIU will continue to deliver on its mandate and will continue to receive and action all reports received from AI's

TTR reporting for March submission by 5th April 2020
TTR reporting for April submission by 5th May
Suspicious Transactions are still expected by the FIU, IMMEDIATELY upon formulation of the suspicion, as per the prescribes of the law. All reports are however to be submitted strictly electronically, with the usual TTR and STR format. Please kindly note that NO reports are to be hand delivered.
Kindly feel free to contact the contacts on mobile for any assistance

The Financial Intelligence Unit acts as a central national agency responsible for receiving, requesting, analyzing and dissemination to law enforcement agencies and supervisory bodies disclosures of financial information concerning suspected proceeds of crime and alleged money laundering and terrorist financing offences with the aim to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and related financial crimes.

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The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is a national central agency
that receives financial information from accountable institution
analyses such information and
where a money laundering and terrorist financing offence
is suspected to have
taken place disseminates the disclosure of information...


Financial Intelligence Unit - Lesotho