The Financial Intelligence Centre, which has the statutory mandate to assist in effective identification, assessment & mitigation of national Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Proliferation Financing risks, has in its Annual Report 2019/20, revealed that it contributed to 84 investigations conducted by competent authorities. The report, which was released on Wednesday 9 September 2020 reveals that the top five offences investigated include fraud, corruption, poaching, dealing in drugs, illegal deposit taking/pyramid schemes, and money laundering. Furthermore, investigations by the FIC in conjunction with the Namibian Police Force, and the Anti-Corruption Commission, with assistance of the Office of the Prosecutor General secured fifteen money laundering convictions while there are fifty other cases with elements of money laundering offences currently pending before various courts.