Money laundering is used to smuggle illegally generated assets into the legal economic cycle and prevent them from being accessed by the law enforcement authorities.
For this reason, the Money Laundering Act imposes specific obligations on representatives of certain professional groups, which are intended to help prevent money laundering or the misuse of reputable companies for money laundering.
If you have information on possible or actual violations of the Money Laundering Act, you can report them to the competent supervisory authority on a personalized or anonymous basis.
Tips represent an important source of knowledge for the supervisory authorities of notaries. Such tips may include, for example, confidential information that whistleblowers learn from their employment relationships or from other contractual or trust relationships.
The competent supervisory authorities investigate each tip-off and examine whether there has been a violation of provisions relevant under service law.
The relevant president of the district court in whose district the notary has his or her registered office is responsible for receiving information concerning notaries (§ 50 No. 5 letter a) of the Money Laundering Act in conjunction with § 92 Paragraph 1 Number 1 of the Federal Law on the Protection against Money Laundering). § Section 92 (1) No. 1 of the Federal Code of Notaries). In the BayernPortal, the contact details are displayed under "Responsible for you" if you specify the location.