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Central Bank Issues Warning on Cryptocurrencies

21 February 2019, Apia Samoa. The Central Bank of Samoa (“Central Bank”) wishes to remind the public that any cryptocurrency promoters who wish to carry out promotion or presentations in Samoa must first seek the approval of the Central Bank. This is in accordance with the recently passed amendments to the Money Laundering Prevention Act […]

CBS: Samoa’s Economy Will Contract by 6.6% amidst Unprecedented Global Economic Developments

Central Bank Questions EU’s Unofficial Blacklist

The Central Bank of Samoa wishes to clarify the recent blacklisting of Samoa by the European Union (EU) for “Strategic deficiencies in its Anti-Money Laundering and Counter terrorism financing framework”. Samoa has always been a willing member in the global fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, including adopting the global standards to combat them. […]

Police Issue Public Notice about Escaped Prisoners