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Pact with other countries regarding Money Laundering and Terror Funding

11 May 2016 6:04 PM GMT
Pact with other countries regarding Money Laundering and Terror Funding
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Financial Intelligence Unit - India (FIU-IND) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 30 counterpart FIUs of other countries for sharing the information pertaining to money laundering and terror funding.

FIU-IND is also a member of Egmont Group of FIUs, an international organization with a membership of 151 FIUs. Besides, India is also a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body which makes recommendations relating to combating money laundering, terrorist financing and serious tax offences. India participates in various regional/global meetings to put India’s position with regard to steps taken to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary in a written reply to question by Shri K.C. Tyagi, Sh. P.Bhattacharya, Sh. Kiranmay Nanda and Sh. Ramdas Athawale in the Rajya Sabha today.
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