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Is my money safe?

Relevant funds must be safeguarded. These are sums received in exchange for electronic money that has been issued by our regulated entity. Electronic money issued by PayrNet is credited to a ledger account on the Railsr platform. A positive ledger account balance is...

Who is a PEP?

PEP stands for Politically Exposed Person. A PEP is an individual who holds a prominent public position or has held such a position in the recent past. These positions can include high-ranking government officials, politicians, senior executives in government-owned...

What is Money Laundering?

Money laundering is the process of making illegally obtained or "dirty" money appear legitimate or "clean." It involves a series of complex transactions that obscure the origin and ownership of the funds, making it difficult for authorities to trace the illicit...

How do I protect myself from fraud?

Protecting yourself from fraud is essential in today’s digital world. Here are some important steps you can take to safeguard yourself: -          Be cautious with personal information: Avoid sharing sensitive information...

Why is my KYB being requested again?

To comply with regulations, we may ask for your business details again to make sure if there are any updates with regards to your business activity. We do use public sources for this information; however, we cannot solely rely on this source for some of our required...

What is Counter Terrorism (CTF) Financing?

Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) refers to the efforts and measures taken to prevent terrorist organizations and individuals from raising, moving, or using funds to support their activities. CTF aims to disrupt the financial networks that sustain terrorist organizations, impede their ability to carry out attacks, and dismantle their infrastructure.

The key objectives of counter terrorism financing include:

          Identifying and Disrupting Funding Sources: CTF efforts focus on identifying and disrupting the financial channels used by terrorist organizations to receive funds. This involves tracking and blocking suspicious transactions, freezing assets, and enforcing financial sanctions against designated individuals and entities involved in terrorism.

          Enhancing Financial Intelligence: CTF initiatives involve the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence to identify patterns, trends, and suspicious activities related to terrorist financing. Financial intelligence units (FIUs) play a critical role in receiving, analysing, and disseminating this information to relevant authorities.

          Strengthening International Cooperation: Given the global nature of terrorism, international cooperation and information sharing are vital in combating terrorist financing. Countries collaborate to share intelligence, coordinate investigations, and implement measures to prevent the cross-border movement of funds related to terrorism.

          Implementing Effective Legal Frameworks: Governments enact legislation and regulations that criminalize terrorist financing, provide legal tools for investigation and prosecution, and establish penalties for individuals or entities involved in financing terrorism. Legal frameworks also empower authorities to freeze, seize, or forfeit assets associated with terrorist financing.

          Public-Private Partnerships: Collaboration between government agencies and private sector entities, such as financial institutions, plays a crucial role in detecting and reporting suspicious financial activities. Financial institutions implement stringent Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, monitor transactions, and report suspicious activities to the relevant authorities.

          Capacity Building and Awareness: Governments, international organizations, and financial institutions invest in capacity-building programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of relevant stakeholders in detecting and combating terrorist financing. Additionally, public awareness campaigns are conducted to educate individuals and businesses about the risks and consequences of inadvertently supporting terrorist activities through financial transactions.

CTF efforts are typically integrated into broader anti-money laundering (AML) frameworks, as terrorist financing shares similarities with money laundering techniques. By targeting the financial networks and resources of terrorist organizations, CTF measures aim to undermine their operational capabilities, disrupt their planning, and ultimately contribute to global security efforts.