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January 5th, 2020
Wade N. Smith now Acting Director @ FIA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Commissioner of Customs and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) District 5 candidate in the 2019 General Elections of the Virgin Islands, Mr Wade N. Smith, is now Acting Director at the Financial Investigation Agency (FIA).

June 26th, 2018
VI’s Financial Services under threat again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) has assembled a legal team to challenge a United Kingdom (UK) government’s decision—amendments to the Sanctions and Money Laundering Act—to counter one external threat, but it’s financial services sector faces another looming threat, if not addressed.

December 20th, 2011
FIA issues directive regarding transaction with Iranian banks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Territory’s financial investigation reasonably believes there is a risk that terrorist financing and money laundering activities are being carried on by persons resident or incorporated in Iran as part of their attempt to aid or facilitate the development or production of nuclear weapons and that these activities pose a significant risk to the interests of the Virgin Islands or the United Kingdom.

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