(Guardian UK) | February 19, 2010

Financial Action Taskforce says Middle Eastern state is major centre of money laundering and terrorist funding as it names and shames countries

The international financial system must tackle “ongoing and substantial money laundering and terrorist financing” emanating from Iran, it has been claimed.

The middle eastern state heads a new blacklist issued by the American-dominated Financial Action Taskforce, an intergovernmental agency charged with assessing which countries are abiding by money-laundering protocols.

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