At the beginning of the new year, according to incomplete statistics by the reporter, as of 18:00 on January 10, the central bank’s administrative punishment system issued a total of 27 tickets against the anti-money laundering field, with 14bankThe industry was fined and the total penalty was 5.747 million yuan. Analysts expect that China is currently in the critical period of the fourth round of FATF (FATF), and the overall anti-money laundering intensity, depth and breadth will be further strengthened.
According to the punishment information issued by the central bank, among the 14 banking institutions that are currently punished, the rural commercial banks are “hardest hit”, and a total of 8 banks have been punished, accounting for more than half. The eight rural commercial banks are: Shaanxi Jingbian Rural Commercial Bank, Shaanxi Qinnong Rural Commercial Bank, Guangxi Fuchuan Rural Commercial Bank, Hunan Hengshan Rural Commercial Bank, Hunan Jiahe Agricultural Commercial Bank, Guangxi Liucheng Agricultural Commercial Bank, Shanxi Quwo Nong Commercial Bank and Shandong Tengzhou Agricultural Commercial Bank. .
In the city commercial bank, January 2,Harbin BankThe Banan Sub-branch of Chongqing was fined 200,000 yuan by the central bank's Banan Central Branch in accordance with the provisions of Article 32 of the Anti-Money Laundering Law of the People's Republic of China, and imposed a fine of 1 on the relevant responsible personnel. Ten thousand yuan. The total penalty was 210,000 yuan, and the date of the penalty was December 29, 2018. Among the joint-stock banks, Hengfeng Bank Quanzhou Branch,Ping An BankThe two branches of Foshan Branch were violated by the Anti-Money Laundering Law of the People's Republic of China, the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations of Financial Institutions, and the “suspicious transactions that did not meet the requirements of self-monitoring standards according to the regulations”. The branch of Foshan City Center was fined 500,000 yuan and 200,000 yuan respectively.
Only among the state-owned big banksConstruction bankOne was fined, specifically, January 8,Construction bankDue to “not fulfilling the customer identification obligation according to the regulations”, Yangquan Branch was fined 200,000 yuan by the central bank Yangquan City Center Sub-branch and imposed a fine of 10,000 yuan on the relevant responsible person, with a total penalty of 210,000 yuan. The date of the penalty is December 13, 2018.
(Article source: Beijing Business Daily)