Financial Monitoring Agency has revealed 29 financial pyramids

On January 6, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev received Chairman of the Financial Monitoring Agency Zhanat Elimanov, who reported on the work done last year, the press office of Akorda reported.

The official reported that the number of registered cases has more than halved in recent years. Elimanov specified that over 1,000 «cash firms» that evaded taxes through fictitious schemes were revealed in 2022. 110 illegal gambling sites and 44 illegal workshops that produced counterfeit alcohol were closed.

In particular, he reported that in accordance with the President’s instructions to liquidate financial pyramids, 13,000 web pages of financial fraudsters were blocked during the reporting period. 29 financial pyramids were revealed and eliminated, and 8.3 billion tenge were paid in compensatory damages to citizens.

Regarding international compliance, he reported that the Agency had reformed the national «anti-money laundering», which allowed bringing the existing laws in line the FATF standards.

Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev instructed that further measures be taken to protect conscientious entrepreneurs and combat financial and economic crimes.

09 янв 2023, 08:15
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