CBI on alert for dirty money during elections

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif said here Saturday that the banking officials are on alert to detect dirty money in order to block its entry during the era of upcoming elections in the country.Through its modern anti-money laundering systems, the country’s banking section is taking due related measures.

In the past, some officials in the country had warned against the likely flow of dirty money into the era of elections, Seif said adding they then stressed importance of countering such flow.Majlis (parliament) and Assembly of Experts elections are scheduled for February 25, 2016.