Financial Monitoring Unit

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The Financial Monitoring Unit (reporting name:FMU), is an intelligence service department, active within the Ministry of Finance (MoF) secretariat of the Government of Pakistan. Established in 2007, it is responsible for analyzing money laundering cases, building efforts against the terrorist financing, and all sorts of finance crimes.

Financial Monitoring Unit was established ensure compliance with the Pakistan's Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s recommendations on Anti-Money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing.


The Financial Monitoring Unit was established in 2007 by Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz as central agency in Pakistan responsible for receiving, analyzing and disseminating to the investigatory and supervisory authorities, disclosures of financial information concerning suspected proceeds of crime and alleged money laundering offenses and the financing of any activities or transactions related to terrorism.

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