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وحدة مكافحة غسل الأموال وتمويل الإرهاب

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Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit

The Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit is an independent financial intelligence unit established in 2002 under the Anti-Money Laundering Law No. 80 of 2002 for combating money laundering and terrorist financing activities in Egypt.


The aim of the Unit is to improve anti-money laundering/terrorist financing combating systems implemented by financial institutions and non-financial businesses and professions operating in Egypt in order to prevent exploitation of the funds generated by criminal activities or the financing of terrorist activities. The unit's main function is to receive, analyze and distribute the STRs received from financial institutions and non-financial businesses and professions.


The unit conducts the necessary examination and investigation with regard to the received STRs in coordination with the competent authorities.

An independent unit with a special nature shall be established at the Central Bank of Egypt to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, wherein the concerned entities shall be represented. The Unit shall assume the responsibilities prescribed under this Law.  It shall be provided with a sufficient number of experts from the Judicial authority and specialists in the fields relating to the application of the provisions of this Law, and staffed with qualified and trained employees.

Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit

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Arab Republic of Egypt

Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit

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