Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Money Laundering Probe Underway After Money Seizure In Castries

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Police have confirmed that a money laundering investigation is currently underway following the seizure of a sum of money in Castries on Thursday.

A video posted on social media showed armed officers conducting the operation.

Law enforcement officials say officers attached to the Special Services Unit approached a suspicious individual entering a motor vehicle on the corner of Chisel and High Streets.

And the officials say when the officers searched the vehicle, they found the money inside.

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Two males, one of them a non national, were arrested but have since been released pending further investigations, it was explained.

Investigators have disclosed that the Financial Intelligence Authority is spearheading the probe.

Headline photo from social media

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