Money laundering investigations (FOI)
Money laundering investigations (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 04 March 2020.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many investigations of money laundering and terrorist financing have the JFCU and the LOD carried out in 2019, 2018 and 2017, broken down into each year?
How many of these investigations are solely Jersey-related and how many involve other jurisdictions?
How many of those investigations have led to illegally acquired assets frozen or confiscated in 2019, 2018 and 2017, broken down into each year? And how much is the value broken down into each year, 2019, 2018 and 2017?
How many prosecutions of money laundering and terrorist financing have there been in 2019, 2018 and 2017, broken down into each year?
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The Law Officers Department (LOD) are not a Scheduled public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011. No information from the LOD will be disclosed.
The States of Jersey Police Neither Confirm or Deny any terrorist investigations, seizures or prosecutions.
Money Laundering Investigations
Solely Jersey related
Involved other jurisdictions
Asset frozen or confiscated assets
Value of frozen or confiscated assets
Number of prosecutions
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(1) Subject to paragraph (2), if –
(a) a person makes a request for information to a scheduled public authority; and
(b) the authority does not hold the information,
it must inform the applicant accordingly.
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(a) the information is absolutely exempt information or qualified exempt information; or
(b) if the authority does not hold the information, the information would be absolutely exempt information or qualified exempt information if it had held it,
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(3) If a scheduled public authority so refuses –
(a) it shall be taken for the purpose of this Law to have refused to supply the information requested on the ground that it is absolutely exempt information; and
(b) it need not inform the applicant of the specific ground upon which it is refusing the request or, if the authority does not hold the information, the specific ground upon which it would have refused the request had it held the information.
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(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is held by a scheduled public authority and either or both of the following apply –
(a) it was directly or indirectly supplied to the scheduled public authority by any of the bodies specified in paragraph (2); or
(b) it relates to any of those bodies.
(2) Those bodies are – inter alia
(a) the Security Service within the meaning of section 1 of the Security Service Act 1989 of the United Kingdom;