- Financial institutions in Ghana have been tasked to provide the account details of Former GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi
- The request, placed by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), also extends to the GFA's accounts
- The deadline for submission of the requested details is Thursday, June 14, 2018
Banks and micro-finance institutions have been ordered by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC,) to provide account details of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
It has also placed a request for the same details of the Former President of the GFA, Kwesi Nyantakyi.
Its call follows a possible case of money laundering by Nyantakyi, following the release of Number 12, the latest expose’ by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Per a letter dated June 11, 2018, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the FIC, Kweku Dua, stated that:
“Pursuant to Section 28 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749), as amended, kindly furnish us with the following information on subjects and any other connected accounts:
“1. Mandate and Account opening forms.
“2. Business Registration Document.
“3. Legible copy of photo identity.
“4. Evidence of Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD).
“5. All transaction details (bank statement) from January 2014 to date.
“6. Copies of all SWIFT Messages received for the same period (if any).
“7. Copies of Verification of Beneficiary Owners form completed in respect of transfers. ”
The financial institutions have been given till Thursday, June 14, 2018 to respond to the request from the FIC.
On June 6, 2018, investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas premiered Number 12, a video which captured sports officials engaged in bribery and corruption. The case is currently being investigated by the police.
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