On August 13th-16th, AGA-Africa Programme in collaboration with the Financial Intelligence Centre held a four-day workshop in Lusaka, Zambia on Trade-Based Anti-Money Laundering. The workshop was aimed at raising thought-provoking discourse on money laundering, improve the effectiveness of the investigation process and prosecution of money laundering criminal offenses.
The four- day event was officially opened by Hon. Likando Kalaluka- Attorney General, Zambia who noted that if all stakeholders in international trade remain alert and vigilant, manipulation by criminals can be stopped to a great extent and, ultimately, this can help the prevention of money laundering in Zambia.
The Financial Intelligence Centre was represented by Ms. Mary Chirwa, FIC Director General while Mr. Markus Green ESQ represented AGA-Africa Programme.
The speakers during the workshop were Frank Collins, Attorney at Law, Xavier A. Cunningham , Assistant Attorney, United States of America, Martin Chileshe, Senior Tax Inspector – International Taxation Unit and Kalale Mambwe, Acting Senior Inspector – International Taxation