Customs: Commission to combat illicit transfer of capital set up


Algeria – A Commission in charge of the fight against fraud and the illicit transfer of capital to and from abroad, has been set up, for eight (8) months, announced, Tuesday in Algiers, announced the Director General of Algerian Customs Farouk Bahamid.


Asked by the press on the sidelines of an information day on foreign exchange offenses committed during the first quarter of 2019, Mr. Bahamid said that this commission is an additional tool to further strengthen the fight against fraud and the illegal transfer of capital from and to abroad, reported the APS.

In this aspect, a “detailed report will be transmitted, this week, to the authorities concerned, including customs recommendations.”

These recommendations will make it possible to take the necessary measures to remedy foreign exchange offenses, said the Algerian Customs Director General.


As a reminder, a monitoring and follow-up committee, responsible for monitoring the evolution of foreign currency transfers abroad, has recently been set up by the Ministry of Finance with the aim of increasing vigilance with regard to financial transactions.





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