All banks and non-bank financial institutions in Ghana have been directed by the Financial Intelligence Centre to provide information on banking details of former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi.
The banks were also asked to provide information on finances of GFA.
The financial institutions have been given up to Thursday, June 14, 2018 to furnish the Centre with soft copy of the requested documents.
In a letter issued to the banks by the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre Kwaku Dua dated June 11, 2018, it said:
“Pursuant to Section 28 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749), as amended, kindly furnish us with the following information on subjects and any other connected accounts:
“1. Mandate and Account opening forms.
“2. Business Registration Document.
“3. Legible copy of photo identity.
“4. Evidence of Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD).
“5. All transaction details (bank statement) from January 2014 to date.
“6. Copies of all SWIFT Messages received for the same period (if any).
“7. Copies of Verification of Beneficiary Owners form completed in respect of transfers. ”
Mr Nyantakyi was captured in a video dubbed ‘Number12’ by ace Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas for using President Akufo-Addo’s name to dupe foreign possible investors huge sums of money.
The GFA boss resigned on Friday, June 8, 2018 after the FIFA handed him a 90-day provisional ban from all football activities.
The court on Tuesday June 12, 2018 dissolved the GFA after the Attorney General put in an application following the premier of the video where some sports officials were also caught on camera taking bribes to influence matches.
The court placed a 10-day ban on the GFA activities.