Bank penalised for not reporting transactions over 10 lacs to FIU

Press Release : 2010-2011/1842

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ` 1.00 lakh (Rupees one lakh only) on The Padra Nagar Nagarik Sahakari Bank Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, in exercise of powers vested in it under the provisions of Section 47(A)(1)(b) read with Section 46(4) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (AACS) for not reporting of cash transactions above ` 10.00 lakh to Financial Intelligence Unit-India (FIU-IND), as required under the Anti Money Laundering (AML) guidelines.

The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show cause notice to the bank, in response to which the bank submitted a written reply. After considering the facts of the case and the bank’s replies in the matter, the Reserve Bank of India came to the conclusion that the violations were substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.

Ajit Prasad
Assistant General Manager


 

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