Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Course for Investigators

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

U.S. Embassy, Paraguay
Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Course for Investigators Overview

This course provides Investigators with a detailed understanding of the key principles governing money laundering and asset forfeiture, including evidentiary chain-of-custody and rendering legal judgments during trial.

The objective of the training program is to offer a practical understanding of the course material that can be applied to real-life scenarios in order to:

  • Enhance the student’s professional capabilities as judges and improve the overall efficacy of the courts in which they serve; and
  • Foster relationships with other countries involved in International Money Laundering

Course Curriculum

Day 1 Classes:

  • Opening Introductions
  • The Basics of Money Laundering
  • Money Laundering Methods

Day 2 Classes:

  • Money Laundering Methods (Continued)
  • International Standards Regarding Anti-Money Laundering
  • Human Rights in Law Enforcement
  • Corruption, Integrity and Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Maltego and Dark Web Demonstrations (Software to Support Investigations and Data Analysis)

Day 3 Classes:

  • Developing a Quality AML Program
  • Enforcement Actions
  • The Panama Papers
  • Counter-Terror Financing
  • Financial Intelligence Units

Day 4 Classes:

  • Investigating Financial Crimes and Following the Money to Forfeiture

Day 5:

  • Review of Investigative Techniques
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Equitable Sharing
  • Fusion Centers and Task Force Approach
  • Course Review/Identification of Best Practices
  • Final Written Exam

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