Suspicious foreign trade payment transaction total rises to 8.5 trillion received, FSS conducts supplemental investigation

[비즈니스포스트] The overall sum of suspicious dollars transferred overseas via business banks was located to be 6.54 billion dollars (8.5 trillion won).

According to the Economical Supervisory Services on the 16th, as a result of the bank’s self-inspection, 26 firms (23 corporations excluding duplicates) and $3.15 billion in suspicious international exchange transactions have been counted.

▲ The overall amount of money of suspicious money transferred abroad via professional banks was 6.54 billion pounds (8.5 trillion won).

This is an maximize of $20 million from the Economical Supervisory Service’s interim announcement on July 27.

If the US$3.39 billion confirmed by the Woori Bank and Shinhan Financial institution audits are incorporated in the bank’s self-command examination results, the whole range of suspicious transactions will increase to US$6.54 billion.

On the lookout at the varieties of suspicious transactions confirmed as a result of the self-inspection, it was discovered that deposit transactions arise regularly at Shinhan Bank, Jeonbuk Bank, NH Nonghyup Bank, and K-Lender, which function accounts that n involved with the exchange of virtual currency.

In addition, there are circumstances where by the existence of a firm is suspected because of to the identical consultant or replicate business/partial staff members, situations of violation of the Overseas Trade Transactions Act that did not report to the Lender of Korea when transferring to a third celebration. besides for the transaction party, and payments on a massive scale in contrast to the business enterprise heritage and size of the enterprise Circumstances have been confirmed.

The Fiscal Supervisory Services will full audits on Woori Financial institution and Shinhan Financial institution by the 19th, and carry out extra audits on financial institutions with suspicious international trade transactions.

The Economical Supervisory Support stated, “We will consider stringent measures against illegal and unfair steps verified as a final result of audits in accordance with related legislation and processes.” Reporter Seung-ri Cho

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