May 13, 2019

Mission to probe possible finance company dealings with foreign terrorists! Featured

The Central Bank has forwarded a list of names containing over 5000 reputed terrorists to all financial establishments in the country to investigate if they had any transactions with local financial institutions, it is reported.

The highly confidential list has been sent to the Sri Lankan financial institutions by Interpol.

It is said that this list contains names of persons affiliated with the IS, Al Qaida, Taliban, LTTE, Iranian terror group and names connected to six Korean arms supply groups.

The Central Bank had notified the financial institutions in the country to supply any information if any of these persons or groups on the list had carried out any transaction locally or internationally.

It is also said that special focus is placed on uncovering information about funds being transferred to these terror groups from overseas.