The first group of 44 prosecutors and investigators involved in investigating money laundering gathered for a two-day intensive online training course on 24-25 February 2021.
The training course was organised within the EU Twinning project “Enhancing the System of Prevention and Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in the Republic of Moldova”, which is implemented by a consortium of relevant state institutions of Lithuania, Poland and Germany and by the Moldovan Office for prevention and combating of money laundering, aims to further develop the anti-money laundering/countering terrorism financing system in Moldova (2018-2021).
The training was focused on helping Moldovan representatives develop professional knowledge and understanding, enhance investigative capacities, and learn new skills.
This course, as part of Component 5 – Development of law enforcement agencies’ capacities to investigate money-laundering cases, was elaborated by German experts from the University for Public Administration in Bremen.
The lectures covered topics related to the investigation process, such as applying special investigative actions, choosing the tactics, collecting and assessing the evidence, data protection, international cooperation, and EU instruments in the field of criminal law.