Friday, August 26, 2011

BVI Financial Investigation Agency Signed MOUs with Six Countries

The British Virgin Islands Financial Investigation Agency (BVI FIA) has signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with the Financial Intelligence Units of the following countries: Russia, Moldova, Macedonia, Poland, Australia and Montenegro. On behalf of the BVI FIA, the MOUs were signed by its Director Mr Errol George.

The MOUs were signed with the purpose to foster cooperation between the BVI FIA and the Financial Intelligence Units from other countries, which are all members of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, with respect to the exchange of financial information and intelligence in support of the investigation and prosecution of persons suspected of money laundering and/or terrorism financing.

The Memoranda of Understanding were signed at the 19th Egmont Group's Plenary held in Yerevan, Armenia on July 11-15, 2011.

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