This Anti-money Laundering Policy (hereinafter referred to as "AML Policy") outlines the procedures and mechanisms used by AFT for the purpose of preventing money laundering. AFT adheres to the following policies:
not entering into business relationships with criminals and/or terrorists;
not processing transactions that are result from criminal and/or terrorist activities;
not facilitating any transactions related to criminal and/or terrorist activities;
AFT shall establish its own procedures for determining compliance with the anti-money laundering standards and Know Your Customer (KYC) policy.
AFT Customers complete a verification procedure (they must provide an identification document issued by the state: passport or an ID card).
AFT may also request a second Customer identification document: a bank statement or utility bill no older than 3 months, which includes the Customer's full name and current address.
AFT shall verify the authenticity of documents and information provided by Customers and reserves the right to request additional information on Customers who have been identified as dangerous or suspicious.
If the Customer's identification information has been changed or their activity appears suspicious, AFT is entitled to request updated documents from the Customer, even if they have been authenticated in the past.
The Anti-Money Laundering Officer is AFT employee who is responsible for ensuring compliance with the AML Policy, such as:
collection of Customers' identity information;
establish and update internal policies and procedures for creating, reviewing, submitting and storing all reports required in accordance with existing laws and regulations;
transactions monitoring and analysis of any significant deviations from the Customers' usual activities;
the introduction of a records management system for storing and retrieving documents, files, forms and logs;
regularly update risk assessments.
An Anti-Money Laundering Officer has the right to engage with law enforcement agencies that deal with the prevention of money laundering, financing of terrorism and other illegal activities.
The monitoring of the Customer's transactions and the analysis of the obtained data is also a tool for risk assessment and the detection of suspicious transactions. If money laundering is suspected AFT shall monitor all transactions and reserves the right to: reporting of suspicious transactions to the relevant law enforcement agencies; request the Customer to provide any additional information and documents; suspend or terminate the Customer's Account.
The above list is not exhaustive. The AML Policy Compliance Officer monitors the Customers' transactions every day to determine whether to report them and treat them as suspicious.
In accordance with international requirements, AFT applies a risk-based approach tо anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism. Thus, measures aimed at the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism are commensurate with the identified risks,allowing resources to be effectively dedicated. Resources are used on a priority basis; the greatest attention is given to the greatest risks.