What Does FIU Mean?

FIU means "Financial Intelligence Unit." FIU is an abbreviation used in the context of banking and finance. It is a government agency that combats money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes.

FIUs receive information from financial institutions and other entities, analyze it, and then distribute it to law enforcement or other relevant organizations as appropriate.

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meaning of FIU

"Financial Intelligence Unit"

Summary of Key Points

"Financial Intelligence Unit" is the most common definition for FIU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Financial Intelligence Unit
Guessability:guessability level 5

5: Extremely difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user


An Academic Look at FIU

FIU is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced one letter at a time. Other examples of initialisms are:
  • FBI ("Federal Bureau of Investigation.")
  • CEO ("Chief Executive Officer.")
Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words. For example:
  • GOAT ("Greatest Of All Time.")
  • NATO ("North Atlantic Treaty Organization.")

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