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From: Melanie Claire-Bonet <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 06:43:58 +0300
Subject: YOUR FUNDS TRANSFER NOTIFICATION


“””FUND TRANSFER STOP ORDER NOTIFICATION”””

Our Ref: IOTA/OECD/FINCEN/890/BE20
SENDER: CITIDEFFXXX (CITIBANK AG) FRANKFURT.
RECEIVER: TRHBTRZA (HALK BANK) TURKEY.
AMOUNT: $26,900,000.00 USD.
Bank Transaction ID:MT-103 CABLE CASH WIRE WIRE TRANSFER.
TRANSACTION DATE: 20/08/2021.
Transaction Reference # 9004559112.

This notice brings to your attention the current status of the listed
transaction above.

We, the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administration whose
objective is to combat tax evasion by individuals, corporations, and
trusts within the European region, in line with the Financial
Transaction Reporting System (FITRS) is under the mandate to list the
Transaction in compliance with the International FINCEN guideline for
reporting and clearance.

However, the clearance passage via the Public Finance Management Act
1958 was not issued due to insufficiency in the Fund documentation and
as a result of th e volume of funds on transfer.

Hence the FINCEN through its parent body, IOTA has instructed a
temporary ‘hold’ on the fund transfer until due clearance of the
Non-Resident Tax of 0.3% for the accrued sum is been paid by the fund
beneficiary at the ETA.

Our International Transaction Review Panel, headed by Mr. Philippe VAN
DER HORST will be liaising with the beneficiary and other parties of
interest to ensure that the minimal acceptable regulatory requirement
is attained.

I, therefore, hereby instruct you as a matter of urgency to contact
Mr. Philippe VAN DER HORST via ([email protected]) on receipt of
this email, to initiate the process.

In case of failure to respond to this letter in accordance with the
demands of the Monetary Authority, the funds shall be subject to
assessment of huge penalties or forfeiture.

Yours respectfully,

Melanie Claire-Bonet
Chief Compliance Officer,
IOTA Belgium Chapter.


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