To be a world-class regulatory unit – one that becomes a benchmark in the supervision, monitoring and regulation of the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) as regards compliance to Nigeria’s Anti Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism AML/CFT regime’.


SCUML was established by the Federal Government in September 2005 in compliance with the provisions of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2004 which was subsequently repealed and amended to Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011(as amended) and most recently to Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Act, 2022. SCUML was created as part of measures for the implementation of the Financial Action

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It has come to the notice of the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering that certain individuals and entities are advertising to facilitate SCUML registration and certification on websites and social media platforms, including Instagram, Meta(Facebook), WhatsApp, Twitter etc.

DNFBPs and the general public are hereby warned that such
individuals and entities are not agents, affiliates or representatives of SCUML or so authorized by any means, arrangements, or understanding to act on behalf of SCUML.

We hereby reaffirmed that SCUML registration and certification are completely free of Charge. These processes can only be completed through the official website of SCUML, www.scuml.org. It is crucial for individuals and entities to be aware that any attempts to engage with third parties for assistance in facilitating SCUML registration and certification are done at their own risks and SCUML will not be liable under any circumstances.

Furthermore, where these third party individuals and entities provide emails, phone numbers and other information that are not valid or non-operational during registration process, the DNFBP and its Directors will be held personally accountable. SCUML will not be assume responsibility for any unsuccessful attempts to
establish communication with these emails, phone numbers or physical addresses.

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