2 Dominicans complete RSS’ financial investigator training

first_imgTwo financial investigators of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force have completed a two-week standardized training course for financial investigators.Gary Benjamin, financial investigator with the Financial Intelligence Unit and Anselm Austrie of the Criminal Investigations Department participated in the training, which was conducted by the Regional Security Systems (RSS) Asset Recovery Unit in Barbados. It climaxed with a closing ceremony at the Pommarine Hotel on 23 September 2016.This training course is part of a planned programme of continuous personal development for all specialist financial investigators across the RSS member countries with a view to having the financial investigators trained by the RSS ARU certified under the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Accreditation Programme, a press release from the British High Commission notes. Subjects covered included open source intelligence – using the internet and social media to gather information about suspects; investigating off shore companies and trusts; and the practical application of the law relating to the confiscation of criminal assets. They also received input from French and US law enforcement agencies to increase cooperation between the different investigative units working in the Caribbean region.Guest speakers were Jefferson Clarke, Law Enforcement Advisor of Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and Brian Roberts, RSS Regional Maritime Officer, who also presented participants with their certificates. Students on the course were drawn from the dedicated financial investigation units in each of the seven RSS treaty countries, Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent & the Grenadines as well as two officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. 942 Views   no discussions LocalNews 2 Dominicans complete RSS’ financial investigator training by: – September 26, 2016 Share Sharing is caring!center_img Tweet Share Sharelast_img read more

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