Investigation of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation is a law enforcement authority conducting preliminary investigation into a wide range of crimes.

Money laundering investigations are a matter of priority for the IC developing a proactive parallel financial investigation of all predicate crimes under the investigative jurisdiction of the IC.

In compliance with the national ML and TF risk assessment, the IC investigates the most serious and complex crimes in such high-risk areas as terrorist financing, corruption, financial sector and the area of budget spending and taxes.

The IC is mandated to receive any information and documents from all state agencies, including but not limited to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Security Service, the Federal Tax Service, the Federal Customs Service, the Accounts Chamber, the Financial Intelligence Unit (Rosfinmonitoring) as well as from the Central Bank and the private sector.

27 December 2018
Members of organised group committed illegal banking activities and legalisation of money sentenced

20 December 2018
In Penza, probe finished into organising of criminal community engaged in illegal banking for several years

05 December 2018
Founder and Director General of corporate entity accused of embezzlement of funds allocated for medicine development and production to stand trial