The investigation into the wealthy man City Richelieu showed a well-organized system. The ADSU Plaine-Verte addressed an important phase with the indictment of businessman Sujeet Balkissur. This "professional financial engineering" is believed to be a great help for the network that it is to launder money.
The other suspect cased the financial aspect of this network is Roukesh Hemraj said Ronnie. The police suspect that he collected money black before placing in entertainment projects. With further investigation, the police, together with the Asset Recovery Office and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is of the opinion that the network 'Gro Derek was a mafia organization very well structured.
Since last July, officials ADSU seek to know the workings of this organization. But already, the lifestyle that leads the young Rudolf Derek Jean Jacques, 27, raised eyebrows investigators. The beginning of this investigation led to the seizure of the BMW brand cars, including a coupe and X5 Series 6. The price of a new BMW X5 SUV is Rs 5.5 million, and the 6 series coupe worth Rs 6.8 million. Both cars are sealed to HQ ADSU. According to Ashish Dayal, the X5 was used to carry white powder. Investigators became interested in the trappings of wealth inexpliquése this mechanic.
At this stage of the investigation, the primary activity of this "lucrative business" is the heroin trade. Derek Gro is believed to control large shipments of heroin arriving in Mauritius by sea.
Large sums of money collected from the traffic would have been "invested" for the opening of the White House nightclub in Cascavelle. "This would be a" layering "that is hiding from the illegally obtained money to reinvest in legal activities," says a financial expert. "These criminals can not use these massively illegal income without being detected by the authorities," adds the expert. Another way of laundering is suspected of acquiring luxury vehicles at low prices. "There is not a doubt that the sponsor had to benefit from the expertise of white-collar criminals to launder the guide revenues," said an investigator.
The authorities have already issued seizure orders on property near Gro Derek and Jimmy Alexis goods suspected of being involved in this traffic. "Once it is established that this wealth was acquired with dirty money, suspected traffickers have come forward to prove otherwise. This is called the 'reverse burden of proof, "says lawyer Neil Pillay. On the other hand, some traders put their money in restaurants or even in beauty salons under fictitious names, "said an investigator.
Side financial companies, it says that everything is done to fight against financial crime and ensure that grain of dirty money from the mafia activities is not passed. "For anyone who plans to inject money in the first place, we adopt the concept of 'Know Your Customer' (KYC). We establish a profile of the person to know the source of his income. For example, if a mechanic wants to invest millions, we will "flash".
Our legal department will be immediately informed about this "Suspicious Transaction" and will be "close monitoring". The Financial Services Commission will also be informed. Be careful, if someone won the lottery, the procedures are different. We can then check everything, "says the head of a financial company.
He noted that the task of these "financial criminals" is not easy. "The person is asked to provide details of his annual salary, among others, and the controller is on file screened to detect potentially suspicious transactions," says the manager.
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