Maldives governor resigns amid scandal

Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA)

The governor of the Maldives central bank, Ahmed Naseer, has resigned after the former head of the bank’s anti-money laundering unit accused him of attempting to obstruct an investigation.

Naseer resigned as governor of the Maldives Monetary Authority on July 24, just two days after being questioned by a parliamentary committee on his conduct towards the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), an independent agency within the MMA.

The monetary authority’s short statement gave no explicit reason for

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