New AMLC/CFT regulation to cover lawyers and real estate agents

Andrew Little Wellington, December 21, 2017 Lawyers, conveyancers, real estate agents and the Racing Board will come under the latest anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism regulations. The first tranche of Regulations to support implementation of the 2017 amendments to the AML/CFT Act 2009, referred to as Phase 2 AML/CFT Reforms, have been approved by Cabinet. It will be…

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Multi-Million-dollar cocaine haul a record in New Zealand

Supplied Content Wellington, December 21, 2017 It will not be a white Christmas in Northland after Customs officers foiled a 26-year-old French national’s plans when they seized 24 kgs of Cocaine in Paihia yesterday. The man, who appeared in the Whangarei District Court today was arrested after an extensive investigation by Customs which began in early December. The cocaine seizure…

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