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LATEST: STRs in Ireland double over three years; big increase in reports from VASPs and gaming in 2022, zero from estate agents and number from retail banks also drops

SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTIONS: Ireland's FIU is part of the National Police Force (An Garda Siochana) and has reported a doubling of STRs over the last three years.

By AMLi Correspondent THE AMOUNT of Suspicious Transaction Reports filed to investigators in Ireland has doubled over the last three years, it’s been revealed. Officers attached to Ireland’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) said they received 47,421 STRs in 2022. This was double the number (24,521) filed in 2019. The number for 2021 was 38,712. The…

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