The latest news and views about financial corruption
Home Tags Financial Corruption
Tag: Financial Corruption
An Iranian lawmaker claims the Saudis have sent agents to Iran to collect some 3.5 million gold coins from Iran and transfer them to Iraq in a bid to disrupt the Islamic Republic’s economy.
The Financial Action Task Force says it has decided to continue the suspension of its counter-measures against Iran, but Tehran needs to enact amendments to its AML and CFT laws and ratify the Palermo and TF Conventions by October.
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the country’s Judiciary to take serious measures against those who disrupt the country’s economic security.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says there is no need to join international treaties and conventions that do not serve the country’s national interests.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi said the country’s membership in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the policy-making body of the international financial system, would not pose any security threat to the Islamic Republic.
Members of the Iranian parliament have unanimously approved an amended version of a bill on Iran’s accession to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC).
Tehran’s police chief says 12 unlicensed dealers accused of disrupting Iran’s currency market have been arrested on Tuesday, as part of measures to stabilise the rial that has been going down in recent weeks.
Former vice president of Iran Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei was detained by the police for questioning, judicial authorities said.