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SAVE THE DATE! UPCOMING AML FORUM!
SAVE THE DATE! UPCOMING AML FORUM!

The Fiji FIU is organising an AML Forum for the AML Compliance Officers of the money remittance service providers including the mobile phone remittance sector on Tuesday 16 March 2021.



3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM

Press Release 02/2021: Cryptocurrency Trading & Illegal Pyramid Sel...
Press Release 02/2021: Cryptocurrency Trading & Illegal Pyramid Selling Schemes

Possible scams involving unregulated cryptocurrency trading and illegal pyramid selling schemes were brought to the attention of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).

2/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

BOGUS PHONE SALES – “BUY 3 GET 1 FREE”
BOGUS PHONE SALES – “BUY 3 GET 1 FREE”

The Fiji Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) would like to warn and advise members of the public to exercise extreme caution when responding to advertisements through the print media, unsolicited emails and social media on cheap mobile phone and other electronic devices that make promises such as “buy 3 get 1 free”.
The Director of FIU, Mr Razim Buksh said that the FIU has established that the “buy 3 get 1 free” advertisement in the local print media on 30 January 2021 is bogus and a scam.


2/4/2021 12:00:00 AM

Policy Advisory 1/2020 and Revised Guideline 4
Policy Advisory 1/2020 and Revised Guideline 4

Policy Advisory 1/2020 - Removal of Business License Requirement under the FTR Regulations
The purpose of this Policy Advisory is to provide further guidance and clarification on the removal of the business licence certificate from the customer due diligence requirement under the Financial Transactions Reporting (FTR) Regulations.

Guideline 4 was also revised.


9/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Press Release 01/2020 - FIU Annual Report 2019
Press Release 01/2020 - FIU Annual Report 2019

The Fiji Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Annual Report for 2019 was tabled in Parliament today, 4 September 2020 by the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. The report provides information on key achievements and the performance of the FIU for 2019. The FIU is responsible for implementing and enforcing the Financial Transactions Reporting (FTR) Act.

9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Press Release No 12/2020: Beware of COVID-19 Related Online Scams
Press Release No 12/2020: Beware of COVID-19 Related Online Scams

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) received a report of a product scam connected to COVID-19 whereby a local pharmaceutical company paid for an order it never received. This scam is relevant for the sale of coronavirus related health and sanitation products such as face masks, hand sanitisers and disinfectant wipes.

3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

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