FinTRACA signs MoU on the Exchange of Information with Ministry of Interior Affairs
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) on Monday 26th March 2018 signed a memorandum of understanding on the exchange of information with Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
The Financial Transactions and Report Analysis Center of Afghanistan had been exchanging information with a number of enforcement bodies within the Ministry of Interior Affairs (Police) since establishment. Due to the amendments of AML/CFT legislation, risk and context of the country, and in order to provide value-added operational and strategic analytical products, and support the criminal justice system; Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) initiated the process to include the following bodies into the domestic cooperation leading to the combating abilities against the money laundering and terrorist financing
- Major Crime Task Force
- Counter Terrorism Department
- Sensitive Investigation Unit
- Counter Narcotics Police
- Intelligence Department
- Criminal Investigation Department
- Interpol Department
- Border Police including immigration
- Passport Department
- Vehicle Registration Department
- Population Registration Department and;
- Provincial Police HQs
The exchange of information within the network listed above wil significantly impacts the process of detection, investigation, and even prosecution. This MoU will of domestic cooperation is unique and largely comprehensive looking to every aspect of the available sources of information to provide value-added products. In addition, the center will also provide technical and coaching support in regard to the financial crimes investigation to the relevant department of the ministry of Interior Affairs.