International anti-money laundering body keeps Iran on risk list

June 24, 2016 11:47 AM

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International anti-money laundering body keeps Iran on risk list

PARIS An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide said on Friday it was suspending counter-measures on Iran for 12 months, but left it on a list of high-risk countries.

The Financial Action Task Force said it would monitor Iran's progress tackling anti-money laundering and terrorism financing following a recent political commitment from Tehran to do so.

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