30 January 2023
2022 Suspicious Activity Report (SARs) Annual Report
Please find below link to
the 2022 Suspicious Activity Report (SARs) Annual Report which has been
published by the NCA today (24 January), and features statistics covering the
years 2020-21 and 2021-22.
SARs are submitted to
the NCA by individuals working in regulated sectors such as banking, legal and
financial services, where they suspect that transactions are being used to
launder money or conceal criminal activity.
The latest report shows:-
record set in the last financial year with 901,255 SARs received and
processed - a 21% increase on the previous year.
denied to suspected criminals as a result of Defence Against Money
Laundering (DAML) requests – a 120.6% increase on the £138.6M denied in
The report can be found on the NCA website here –