PRISHTINA, 21 APRIL 2009 - The Kosovo Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) and the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), signed on Tuesday (today) a memorandum of understanding on exchange of information that serve these mechanisms to strengthen joint efforts to achieve their mission.
The purpose of this memorandum is to increase cooperation and coordination regarding the exchange of information regarding the implementation and investigation of corruption, as well as detecting and preventing money laundering in Kosovo.
This memorandum, which brings together the capacities of the two mechanisms, is an extra effort of ACA and FIC in order to combat and prevent acts of corruptive opportunities as well as money laundering.
FIC is the authority established under UNMIK Regulation no. 2004/2 which receives, analyzes and distributes sensitive financial information related to criminal offenses of money laundering and terrorist financing, and related criminal offenses.