A one-day workshop on combatting terrorism financing was held at the Financial Services Commissions’ office in Grand Turk on November 6, 2019. The participants were public sector workers from the Attorney Generals Chambers, the Financial Services Commission and the Customs Department.
The workshop was hosted by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution, the Financial Crimes Unit, the Customs Department and the Financial Intelligence Agency. Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Angela Brooks, Detective Inspector Paulin Nemours, Senior Customs Intelligence and Investigations Officer Gregston Been and Supervisory Intelligence Officer Haiden Spring of the FIA facilitated the workshop.
The workshop focused on basic investigation techniques, the powers of law enforcement in the prevention of terrorist financing, partnerships in the fight against terrorist financing and methods of detection to prevent terrorist financing. Through a Government press release, the country stated that it is continually enhancing its measures to fight money laundering and financing of terrorism. The country also recognizes the significance of sharing this information with the relevant authorities to meet the obligations of the FATF.
The full article on the workshop can be read here.
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