The Director of FIU,

Mr. David N. Borbor,

Addressing people in the hospitality businesses at the lagoonda hotel aberdeen, freetown on the 27th august 2020.

The essence of the meeting was to discuss the followings: To communicate what the Unit is currently doing and the challenges facing the FIU to combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in Sierra Leone. To solicit support from the Embassy in providing technical assistance to the Unit especially in the area of ICT. To help

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) with support from GIABA and World Bank on Tuesday commenced a three day national Money Laundering and Terrorism Financial Risk Assessment workshop at the Hill Valley Hotel in Freetown. The aim of the assessment is to lead to the determination of cost effective and proportionate ant-money laundering program of work,

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Freetown – His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the Director General of the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), Dr Abdullahi Shehu that Sierra Leone is fully committed to the goals and aspirations of the group as a specialized body of ECOWAS. He made this declaration during a courtesy call


A cross section of management staff of the FIU met with people in the hospitality business sector at the LAGOONDA HOTEL ABERDEEN, on the 27th August 2020.

The discussion centered around the circulation of fake United States dollars and how to prevent it.

The Director, David N. Borbor, in his keynote speech calls on the support of the general public especially those in the hospitality industry such as lodging, food and drink services, hotels, restaurants, bars etc. to help the Financial Intelligence Unit with any information regarding anyone that is suspected or involved in transacting and/or circulating fake United States Currency in Sierra Leone

He also encouraged those businesses to assist the FIU in the fight against Money Laundering and Terrorists Financing as their businesses can only be productive if the financial system of Sierra Leone is free from criminals.

Anyone with information should contact

Financial Intelligence Unit

No. 5H Bayoh Drive, Tengbeh Town, Freetown; or call on +232-78-143-105 or via email: