23rd April 03:45 PM
Deceitful financial activities worth $60.4M reported to police last year
By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 17/05/2017
Fiji Financial Intelligence Unit Director Razim Buksh

Fiji Financial Intelligence Unit Director Razim Buksh says they reported 58 cases to Police last year for investigating possible money laundering activities worth $60.4 million.

Buksh says the activities include cybercrime, LTA and visa impersonation cases, ATM skimming, internet banking fraud, trade based money laundering, advance fee frauds and other fraudulent and financial crimes.

Buksh says they provided assistance to various Police Units relating to 68 on going fraud related investigations in 2016.

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says that the Fiji Police Force has dedicated substantial resources in investing complex financial crimes and has invested in the training of relevant officials including establishment of specialised units within the Fiji Police Force to investigate such crimes.

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