CAMBODIA PRESS-Cambodia vulnerable to money laundering - Cambodia Daily

by Reuters
Monday, 1 September 2014 02:54 GMT

Cambodia is the third most at-risk country to money laundering and terrorist financing in the world, according to a global index released last month, trailing only Iran and Afghanistan.

For the third year in a row, Cambodia was deemed the third most vulnerable to money laundering worldwide, with a score of 8.39, behind only Afghanistan (8.53) and Iran (8.56).

The Anti-Money Laundering Index, published by the Swiss-based Basel Institute on Governance, surveyed 162 countries this year. (http://bit.ly/1tRPb2e)

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