During the period from August 30 to September 02, CARICC’s staff of Information and Analytical Division attended an International Conference held as part of the initiative “LE TrainNET - Low Enforcement Training Network ” in Mexico City, Mexico.
The event was attended by representatives of the Federal Police of Mexico, the Continental International Police Organization AMERIPOL, INTERPOL, the Caribbean Regional Training Center in Jamaica, the U.S. Inter-American College of Defense, the National Police of Colombia, the National Police of Nicaragua, the British Police, the Special Guard of Spain, the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary, the Academy of South Africa, the Academy of Law Enforcement Agencies with the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Directorate for Foreign Exchange Regulation of India. Also, this event was attended by representatives of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Global Programme to combat money laundering, the UNODC Project on Cybercrime for South-East Asian countries and the Pacific, as well as the UNODC Offices in Mexico, Panama, and others.
During the Conference, participants presented information materials on the issues related to disruption of illicit financial flows of all forms of organized crime.
In turn, the Center’s analysts presented information materials on CARICC and its role in upgrading skills of the staff of competent authorities of CARICC member states.
Along with this, issues of cybercrime and the use of crypto-currencies (bitcoins) by criminal elements in the Internet were discussed by the participants.