Sunday, June 23, 2024

Financial Intelligence Unit

FRAUD ALERT – Counterfeit Belize Currency Notes

The Central Bank of Belize and the Financial Intelligence Unit issue this alert to inform the public of the circulation of counterfeit Belize currency notes. The public is urged to become familiar with the security features of the currency notes issued by the Central Bank of Belize. Recognizing the security features will protect the public from fraud committed using counterfeit Belize currency notes.

National Risk Assessment

The National Anti-Money Laundering Committee (NAMLC), chaired by the Financial Intelligence Unit, is presently undertaking a Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism National Risk Assessment (NRA).

Financial Intelligence Unit signs MOU with Income Tax Department

A most significant Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Wednesday, October 26th between the Income Tax Department and the Financial Intelligence Unit.

Tourists fall victim to credit card fraud on Ambergris Caye

For over a year, tourists to Ambergris Caye have been claiming that they have been victims of credit card fraud. The matter simmered down...

Italian Antonio Velardo and Swedish Levente Arangos denied stay in Belize

Visitors Antonio Velardo & Levente Arangos were denied a stay in the country after refusing to declare funds. An Interpol warrant had also been brought up, but Valardo was later cleared.