Mauritius reiterates its commitment to combat cross-border financial crimes.

The Mauritian authorities have collaborated with U.K crime agencies, notably the NCA, during the investigation that led to the arrest of the alleged head of drug cartel James Mulvey. Mauritius remains a secure, trusted and transparent jurisdiction, which complies with the best international norms and practices, and has a policy of zero tolerance towards money-laundering and illicit financing.

It is noteworthy that, as a credible Financial Centre, Mauritius has implemented stringent and sound legal frameworks, including, a Financial Intelligence and Anti Money Laundering Act 2002, for combating money laundering; a Prevention of Corruption Act 2002, for tracking down corruption and illicit transactions; and a Prevention of Terrorism Act 2002, for the financing of terrorist activities, amongst others.

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