Money laundering is the activity of converting money or other monetary instruments gained from illegal activity into money or investments that appear to be legitimate, so that its illegal source cannot be traced.
Zolex strictly follows the provisions of the anti money laundering and counter terrorism financing policy. The Exchange therefore takes all necessary measures to detect and counter money laundering and terrorism financing. The internal rules are observed in accordance with the relevant international requirements.
Zolex Anti-Money Laundering Policy is designed to prevent money laundering by meeting international legislation obligations including the need to have adequate systems and controls in place to mitigate the risk of the Service being used to facilitate financial crime. This AML Policy sets out the minimum standards which must be complied with and includes:
The Compliance Officer is the person, duly authorized byZolex, whose duty is to ensure the effective implementation and enforcement of the AML/KYC (Know Your Customer) Policy. It is the Compliance Officer’s responsibility to supervise all aspects ofZolex’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, including but not limited to:
Zolex has enabled its own procedures for determining compliance with the anti-money laundering standards and KYC policy.Zolex Customers complete a verification procedure (they must provide a scanned copy of legal government-issued, identifying document with the picture of the customer on it. It may be a government-issued passport, driver's license (for countries where the driver's license is a primary identification document) or local ID card (no company access cards) if their withdrawal amounts exceeds the limits established and specified for every cryptocurrency in the Funds section of the Service. All legal methods for double verification of identification information will be used, andZolexverifies the authenticity of documents and information provided by Customers and reserves the right to request additional information on Customers who have been identified as dangerous or suspicious.
The monitoring of the Customer's transactions and the analysis of the obtained data is also a tool for risk assessment and the detection of suspicious transactions. If money laundering is suspectedZolex shall monitor all transactions and reserves the right to:
The above list is not exhaustive and the Compliance Officer will monitor Customers’ transactions on a day-to-day basis in order to define whether such transactions are to be reported and treated as suspicious or are to be treated as bona fide.