The Credas Guide to AML for Estate Agents

The property sector has often been the target of money laundering with Estate Agents on the frontline of prevention.

However, the frantic speed at which the market is moving and the strain it has placed on the property industry has made it more attractive to criminals looking to take advantage of over-worked property professionals which is why we’ve put together this guide.

What’s in the guide?

  • What is Anti-Money Laundering?
  • What Role Can Estate Agents Play in Preventing Money Laundering?
  • What Are the Requirements for Estate Agents?
  • Registering with HMRC
  • Appointing a Nominated Officer
  • Creating an AML Policy
  • Customer Due Diligence
  • How Do You Identify High-Risk Customers?
  • Identity Verification
  • Record Keeping
  • Staff Training
  • Reporting Suspicious Activity


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