India’s Financial Probe Agency Faces Staff Crunch; May Hit 2020 Global Counter-terror Financing Review


April 14 2019

The country’s elite financial intelligence agency— FIU — is grappling with a “serious” problem of manpower shortage that may jeopardise India’s global review next year for undertaking adequate anti-money laundering and tax crime combat measures, official records show.

What may further impact India’s case in the year 2020 is the fact that the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is facing this shortage of specialised analysts and investigators for over a decade now.