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News5 LIVE | Imbestigasyon ng Senado tungkol sa posibleng paglabag ni Comelec Chair Andres Bautista sa Anti-Money Laundering Act kaugnay ng umano'y tago niyang yaman. HIGHLIGHTS: Atty. Mel Racela, AMLC: Politically exposed person (PEP) is an individual who is or has been entrusted a prominent public position in the country with substantial authority over policy, operations or the use of gov't owned resources Atty. Mel Racela: Dalawa po ang requirement ng AMLC at Central bank sa paga-identify ng PEP Atty. Mel Racela: Kapag na-identify po nila saka nila iri-risk profile, diyan na po sila maga-identify kung low, medium o high risk Atty. Mel Racela: High risk po ay depende sa pag-risk profile ng covered person, depende sa assets ng bangko Atty. Mel Racela: Kung asset ng bangko ay napakalaki, high risk sa kanila ay may matataas na posisyon; kung maliit, high risk sa kanila yung mga mayor at barangay officials Atty. Mel Racela: Yung SALN, hindi isa sa acceptable IDs na kinukuha ng bangko Atty. Mel Racela: Isa sa minimum information na kinukuha ng bangko sa customer ay source of funds Atty. Mel Racela: Puwede hingin ng bangko ang SALN pero required hingin yan Atty. Mel Racela: Wala pong requirement ang bangko na mag-submit ng report kung sila ay may PEP na customer sa AMLA Atty. Mel Racela: Meron po silang requirement to submit report of suspicious transaction base sa'ming circumstances Sen. Grace Poe: Ang Luzon Dev't Bank (LDB) ba meron sa inyong file na may suspicious activity na na-file sa kanila? Atty. Mel Racela: Ipagpaumanhin niyo po, meron kaming provision sa revised IRR na ang mga na-file na suspicious transactions reports (STR) ay confidential Sen. Grace Poe: Anong kailangan para mailabas ito? Atty. Mel Racela: Kung nag-file ng STR, yung bank waiver ng depositor Sen. Grace Poe: Hindi mo pa naman sinasabi kung sino yung personalidad na yun, tinatanong ko lang kung meron na bang nag-file from LDB tungkol dito? Sen. Chiz Escudero: Is the LDB compliant in submitting STRs? Atty. Mel Racela: Yung about sa compliance, nasa batas po na nasa ilalim yan ng Central Bank BSP: Base po sa'ming patakaran, lahat ng bangko ay isinasailalim sila sa assessment kung tumutupad sila sa mga regulasyon BSP: Sa assessment namin lahat naman ng bangko ay nagco-comply Sen. Grace Poe: Ang NBI ba ay nakikipag-usap na sa inyo AMLC? Atty. Mel Racela: Opo Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: We have a process re AMLC reporting, all transactions over P500K are automatically reported Mr. Auzon, LDB: For every transaction below P500K, we have to assess Mr. Auzon, LDB: From the beginning, all depositors before we open their accounts there would be preliminary verification on the source of the income Mr. Auzon, LDB: There would be regular monitoring of the accounts Mr. Auzon, LDB: Meron who tayong batas na secrecy of the depositor Sen. Grace Poe: Wala kayong nakikitang suspicious activity sa mga transaction ng mga nagde-deposito sa inyo? Mr. Auzon, LDB: Based sa report ng mga tauhan ko, may suspicious transactions pero as of now po hindi puwede i-divulge Sen. Grace Poe: Nag-submit ba kayo sa AMLC ng report? Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: In the past we've submitted suspicious transactions, we've submitted about 5 Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: Majority owners of the bank is the Limcauco family, LDB is the 1st bank in San Pedro Laguna and Tanauan Batangas Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: LDB is 56 years in operation, over the years time is started as laguna development bank now change it to luzon development bank Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: We have 40 branches 55 ATMs Sen. Grace Poe: Every transaction coming from a public official dapat binubusisi niyo yan, hindi niyo ba natanong si Comelec Chair Bautista? Mr. Sarmiento, LDB: We're following specific procedures Sen. Grace Poe to LDB: Responsibilidad niyo na kapag may nakita kayong mali hindi niyo lang dapat isumite dapat niyong i-report Sen. Grace Poe: Ngayon hindi niyo inaamin, which for me ay kaduda-duda Sen. Grace Poe: Succession of deposits consistently done within a certain pattern exceeding hundreds of millions, this should have raised a red flag
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