Financial Intelligence Unit of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Functions

The Unit exists as a Unit of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, but has its own governing statutes, giving it a mandate distinct from that of the central bank.

We focus our efforts in these areas:

SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTION REPORTS

  • To receive Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) from financial institutions and Designated Non Financial Businesses and Professions.

ANALYZE

  • To analyze the Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs).

DISSEMINATE

  • To disseminate the STRs in the form of financial intelligence to appropriate law enforcement agencies for further investigation and /or prosecution.

COMBAT MONEY LAUNDERING

The Unit is also mandated with promoting the usage of banks as a way to combat money laundering as well as promoting financial inclusion.