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

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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.