FIU Indicts Several Public Officials For Alleged Corrupt Financial Transactions

The head of the FIU, Edwin Harris

The Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia has reportedly indicted more than  five public officials and seizes several transitory accounts allegedly used for corrupt financial transactions

The head of the FIU, Edwin Harris told the OK Morning Rush on Tuesday that if those indicted are found guilty following investigations, the money seized into the transitory account will be remitted into the government’s revenue account.

According to Mr. Harris, the FIU will be working with the National Elections Commission and UNDP on grounds that research shows campaign finances are sources of money laundering.

The FIU head assured that the institution will continue to work in the interest of Liberia and rise up against money laundering in Liberia and the sub-region.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13524 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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