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Madagascar Agency Suspended from Network Tracking Money Laundering

malagasy Ariary and Euros via  Teraka Andriatsoa blog - Public Domain

Malagasy Ariary currency and Euros via Teraka Randriantsoa blog – Public Domain

Lambo T. reports [fr] on the website of La Gazette de La Grande Ile that Samifin [mg], the agency in charge of cleaning up the financial sector and combat transnational illegal operations in Madagascar has been suspended from the Egmont Group of financial intelligence units. Egmont is an international network that helps tracks money laundering or terrorism financing. Lambo T. explains that the current administration's failure to move forward on a Bill against terrorism and transnational organized crime that led to Samifin's suspension.

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