Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) declared an emergency: Report

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) declared an emergency: Report

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has declared an emergency regarding cases related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Sources in the agency said that a meeting, headed by the director general at FIA headquarters, decided to investigate FATF-related cases on an emergency basis, DAWN News gas reported.

The agency’s head reviewed legal procedure taken over these cases and progress in the investigations so far, they said.

According to sources, money laundering and terror financing cases are related to the FATF. These involve the bank accounts of proscribed organisations, bank transactions by these organisations, fundraising activities and the resources of fundraising and donations.

The director general directed the heads of the wings investigating these cases to complete their investigations and submit charges in court for trial, the sources added.