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Combating financial crime

Financial crime is not a minor offence. It harms everyone. The German government intends to fight financial crime resolutely and to enforce sanctions effectively.

Money laundering Stepping up the fight against financial crime

We need to take decisive action against financial crime, especially money laundering, and effectively enforce sanctions. To this end, we are implementing the “follow the money” approach with a new strategy. We are initiating fundamental reforms not only of structures and institutions but also of tools and approaches. In particular, this includes bundling key competencies in the new Federal Financial Crime Agency (FFCA; Bundesamt zur Bekämpfung von Finanzkriminalität).

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Money laundering #CL_explains: Combating financial crime

People who pay their taxes by the rules expect everyone else to do the same. What measures are we taking to fight money laundering? Why do measures to combat financial crime benefit everyone? We can explain!

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Money laundering Minister Lindner at the hearing for hosting AMLA

Finance Minister Christian Lindner attended the European Parliament and Council joint public hearing for hosting the seat of the new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA). Germany is ready to host AMLA in Frankfurt.

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Money laundering Germany bids to host the new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA)

Germany’s bid to host the EU’s new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA) is entering the critical stage. Germany wants to bring the headquarters to Frankfurt. Further information on why Frankfurt is the right choice for AMLA can be found at www.amla-frankfurt.eu.

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