Belgium: Diamond firms in Antwerp under scanner to prevent money laundering


May 13, 2017

Diamond firms and companies, including those owned by Gujarati diamantaires, are under the scanner of Belgium law enforcing agencies to prevent money laundering. According to the US-based Rapaport group, Belgian inspectors are checking diamond companies’ offices at random, the latest in a series of inspections to prevent money laundering, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) has confirmed.