On June 4-5, 2018 at the initiative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia a workshop "Analytical Methods and Special Technologies for AML Investigations" was organized and held at the ITMCFM for FIU representatives and law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Serbia.

Published At Jun 5, 2018

7 employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia in charge of financial investigations and 3 employees of the Ministry of Finance were trained.

The purpose of the event was to share with the representatives of financial intelligence, Ministry of internal Affairs and Ministry of Finance of Serbia the best Russian practices in the detection, documentation, investigation of crimes related to the laundering of proceeds from drug trafficking, interaction of law enforcement and FIUs, experience in international financial investigations.

Representatives of Rosfinmonitoring and the General Directorate for drug control (GDDC) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia took part in a training course. Topical issues and improvement of interagency and international cooperation, coordination of forces and means in the system of undermining the economic foundations of transnational drug crime were considered. The best practices of the Russian AML system for the detection, documentation and investigation of crimes related to the legalization (laundering) of proceeds from drug trafficking were presented.

The course included a round table discussion with representatives of the GDDC of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, the ITMCFM and Rosfinmonitoring on the exchange of experience in order to improve the effectiveness of international cooperation in the suppression of drug trafficking and revealing the financial component of the drug business.

Serbian experts pointed out the relevance and high information value of the event. All the participants received certificates of the course completion.