Implications of Costa Rica’s Money Laundering Law Reform

In the photo, one of the cars seized in Costa Rica from Liberty Reserve founder Arthur Budovsky,  sentenced in the U.S. to 20 years for laundering hundreds of millions of dollars through his global digital currency business, one of the largest operations of money laundering in the world, based in Costa Rica. (Courtesy of OIJ.)
Q COSTA RICA – Lawyers, notaries, accountants, real estate agents, casinos, and non-profit organizations and others will be required to report suspicious transactions made by their clients that may be used as a tool for money laundering or for financing terrorism.
Bill 19.951 approved in first reading in the Legislative Assembly last Thursday, April 21, reforms the Ley sobre estupefacientes, sustancias psicotrópicas, drogas de uso no autorizado, actividades conexas, legitimación de capitales

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