Money-laundering clampdown: international banks to join Garda effort

National Economic Crime Bureau setting up group that mirrors one involving Irish banks

5th January, 2020
Money-laundering clampdown: international banks to join Garda effort
Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan Picture: RollingNews.ie

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau is working to establish a new anti-money laundering group with several high-profile international banks, the Business Post has learned.

The force is liaising with a number of major international lenders which have operations in Ireland to set up a group similar to the existing Joint Intelligence Group (JIG) whose membership is predominantly made up of the country’s main domestic banks.

The JIG provides a forum for banks...

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