Authorities investigating financial crimes will have direct access to information from the Banco de Portugal (BdP) Database of Accounts, whenever there are suspicions of money laundering or terrorist financing.
According to this Thursday’s report, Newspaper, this measure results from a protocol signed between the supervisor, the Financial Information Unit (UIF) of the Judiciary Police (PJ) and the Central Department of Investigation and Penal Action (DCIAP) of the Public Ministry (MP).
“The new procedures implemented under these protocols will allow the FIU and the DCIAP to have timely and secure access to information about the identity of the holders of bank accounts and payment accounts, and of safes, of their representatives and effective beneficiaries, which is essential for companies. functions performed by these authorities ”, explained the BdP.
Taísa Pagno //