- FIU Mauritius-Survey on Illegal Wildlife Trade financing
- Letter of Thanks – ICAC
- Effective Public-Private Partnership Programme
- No Money For Terror: India Hosts Global Anti-Terror Funding Two-Day Conference
- Regulations made by the Minister under section 35(4) of the Financial Intelligence and Anti-Money Laundering Act on 22 July 2022
Financial Intelligence Unit
Established under Section 9 of the Financial Intelligence and Anti Money Laundering Act in August 2002, the FIU is the central Mauritian agency for the request, receipt, analysis and dissemination of financial information regarding suspected proceeds of crime and alleged money laundering offences as well as the financing of any activities or transactions related to terrorism to relevant authorities.
The FIU is also the Enforcement Authority under the Asset Recovery Act and the AML/CFT regulator for Attorneys, Barristers, Notaries, Law firms, Foreign Law firms, Joint Law Ventures, Foreign Lawyers under the Law Practitioners Act, Dealers in Jewellery, Precious Stones or Precious Metals and Real Estate Agents, including Land Promoters and Property Developers.
A significant event took place as delegates from Angola, representing various key authorities, visited FIU Mauritius to offer their expertise and support in the post Mutual Evaluation implementation process. The visit aimed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing between the two nations, particularly in the field of financial intelligence and compliance
In recent years, cyber- enabled fraud is a major transnational organized crime that has grown significantly. On 9th November 2023, the FATF published a report on ‘Illicit Financial Flows from Cyber-enabled Fraud’ that identifies risk indicators and useful anti-fraud requirements and controls, that may help public and private sector entities detect and prevent cyber enabled fraud and related money laundering
In 16 November 2023, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published amendments to the FATF Recommendations which will provide law enforcement, financial intelligence units, prosecutors, other asset recovery practitioners and competent authorities with a more robust toolkit to target and confiscate criminal assets