Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Nortier, Charene firstname.lastname@example.org URN etd-09132010-164934 Document Title The role of the South African regulatory authorities in combating money laundering and terrorist financing perpetrated through alternative remittance systems Degree MPhil Department Accounting Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Mr D du Plessis Supervisor Keywords
- South African Reserve Bank
- money service business
- alternative remittance systems
- money laundering
- Financial Intelligence Centre
- Financial Services Board
- terror financing
Date 2010-09-01 Availability unrestricted Abstract
Money Service Businesses provide people and institutions with a way to send money (remit) from one place to another. This service is most often associated with migrants, who typically wish to send money or value home. Remittances can be sent both on a domestic and on a cross-border basis. The methods used to remit money or value can be used for both legitimate and illegal purposes. The question posed by this research is whether the Money Service Businesses that operate in South Africa and provide crossborder remittance services are adequately regulated, to ensure that it is not used for the purposes of money laundering and/or terror financing.
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