DRUG Enforcement Commission (DEC) Director General Mary Chirwa says the Commission is smarter than criminals who think dealing in cash will help them successfully hide their financial crimes, warning that anyone who cannot account for their properties will be dealt with. Commenting on Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) acting director general Liya Tembo’s observation that there was a surge in cash transactions in financial crimes last year, Chirwa said DEC’s investigations were now based on net worth analysis. “In the recent past, I think those that were involved in financial crimes thought that having or dealing in cash will save them because those transactions may not have passed through the financial systems and so on and so forth. But when you…...

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