July 24, 2020
The Director of the ONDCP, Lt. Col. Edward Croft has sent a letter of sympathy and support to the members of the Customs and Excise Division. Please see the attached below. Letter of Sympathy and Support to the Customs and Excise Division
June 28, 2020
The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy recognizes the importance of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – a day which serves as motivation to every nation to strengthen action and cooperation in order to achieve a world free of drug abuse. The Office of National Drug and Money […]
June 8, 2020
GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA June 8 2020 MEDIA RELEASE The Supervisory Authority (ONDCP) Wins Appeal at the Privy Council St. John’s, Antigua – 8TH June 2020. The Privy Council today dismissed the appeal of Ahmed Williams challenging the constitutionality of the civil forfeiture regime under the Money Laundering (Prevention) Act and the […]
May 14, 2020
Curfew continues from 13th May – 9:00 p.m. to Friday June 12, 2020 – 5:00 a.m. The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has released a statement regarding the extended curfew from 13 May 2020 to June 12, 2020. They have also provided official guidelines pertaining to essential services who are allowed to operate during this […]
May 6, 2020
The Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs have published the Official Extraordinary Gazzette dated May 6th, 2020. The publication includes amendments to the Public Health Act which now allows for the operation of hairdressing salons and barbershops, from Monday the 11th May, 2020. Click here to read the full document.
May 1, 2020
To: Financial Institutions From: Director of the ONDCP Dated: 24 April 2020 ADVISORY on Jurisdictions identified with AML/CFT Deficiencies TAKE NOTICE, this ADVISORY is issued pursuant to Regulation 6(1a) of the Money Laundering (Prevention) Regulations 2007, and sets out actions to be implemented and countermeasures to be taken relating to foreign […]
April 22, 2020
Curfew continues from 12:01 a.m. April 23 to 12 Midnight May 14, 2020 The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has released a statement regarding the extended curfew from April 23 to May 14, 2020. They have also provided official guidelines pertaining to essential services who are allowed to operate during this period and the adjusted […]
April 21, 2020
FRAUD ALERT 21st April, 2020. The ONDCP wishes to alert the general public to an upsurge of COVID-19 related fraudulent material on various social media platforms which seek to exploit vulnerable individuals and […]
April 20, 2020
EMERGING FINANCIAL THREATS TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND TO THE PUBLIC The Director of the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) alerts financial institutions and the general public to the likelihood of new and increased cybercrime threats and threats to the financial sector arising out of the unusual circumstances created by […]
April 18, 2020
MESSAGE FROM LT COL EDWARD H CROFT, CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN FINANCIAL ACTION TASK FORCE (CFATF) COVID-19 MEASURES. TO: CFATF MEMBERS Greetings to Everyone. I hope that this message meets you all safe and healthy. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep our nations in its grip, it is important that we remain positive in […]
Trafficking in Class A drugs such as cocaine continues to offer the criminal the highest profit margin, but the growth, shipment and distribution of the Class B drug
Most serious organised crime is about money. Therefore, tackling money laundering is an essential part of combating the threat of drug trafficking, organised crime, fraud and the financing of terrorism.
The ONDCP wishes to alert the general public to an upsurge of COVID-19 related fraudulent material on various social media platforms which seek to exploit vulnerable individuals and businesses during this crisis.