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Following the success of the Financial Investigation (FI) Managers course delivered to Senior Managers of the 7 Regional Security System countries in December 2016, Lawrie Day, Charlie Dickin and Rod Stokes delivered a second course to 15 RSS FI Managers in Bridgetown, Barbados in May 2017.

AML Consulting (Global) Ltd would like to thank Gary Jones and the staff at the RSS Asset Recovery Unit in Barbados for arranging this course, which is part of a wider delivery by our company of financial investigation, OSINT and management training in support of the RSS Asset recovery Unit’s regional strategy.


John Burrow and Miroslava Milenovic delivered an offshore money laundering typologies course based on a public procurement corruption case scenario to members of the Jordanian Anti-Corruption Commission in Amman. This was the third activity in the previously mentioned Council of Europe project and took place in May. John and Miroslava are pictured with Hhala Al Shuraiki (International Cooperation Officer).


 

Following the delivery of the OSINT course to ACC colleagues in Jordan, as the next part of our current Middle Eastern project with the Council of Europe, Rod Stokes & Justin Leary delivered a 5-day course to Anti-Corruption Officials in Ramallah in April. We would like to thank all those who attended for their hard work and Gaia Manselli of the Council of Europe for her assistance in managing the project.


Lawrie Day and Justin Leary delivered an OSINT course to Investigators of the Jordanian Anti Corruption Commission and members of the AML Unit in Amman between the 20th – 23rd March 2017. This was part of a wider project being delivered by AML Consulting Global (Ltd) on behalf of the Council of Europe, which will also see delivery of additional OSINT, offshore money laundering and international cooperation courses & seminars in both Jordan and Ramallah, Palestine, before the end of November 2017. We would like to thank the participants for their enthusiasm, hard work and kind feedback on this successful course.


AML Consulting have delivered the first Open Source internet Intelligence training course in Uzbekistan on behalf of the National Crime Agency. The successful completion of the 5-day interactive course by the 14 participants received personal recognition from the British Ambassador, His Excellency Christopher Allan.


Lawrie Day, Arvinder Sambei, Rod Stokes and Justin Leary delivered an “Intelligence Development & Financial Investigation“ workshop in Asia to a multi agency audience on behalf of the UK NCA. The participants were given presentations on the use of Open Source Internet investigation techniques, terrorist financing, offshore trusts and financial investigation in context of international best practice. We would like to thank the NCA Regional Officer who coordinated the event, the Kazakh FIU and the Academy of Law & General Prosecutors Office for hosting the event.

Charlie Dickin, John Burrow and Sorin Sorescu recently delivered two seminars to members of the Mauritius Bankers Association on AML, CFT and in house investigation topics. The seminars were attended by a total of 69 participants who took part in scenario driven interactive exercises. We would like to extend our thanks to the organisers and to the MBA members who were  enthusiastic and fully engaged throughout the four days.


Rod Stokes, Justin Leary and John Burrow have just concluded the delivery of a second Financial Investigation course for Investigators from the Eastern Caribbean region and British Overseas Territories. The course was delivered as part of a continuing program of support for the Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit based in Barbados and was funded by the UK National Crime Agency. During the course the Investigators were trained in the use of Open Source Internet Investigation Techniques (OSINT) and the interactive training also focused on money laundering through offshore structures.

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As we head into 2017 with some exciting projects already under way we are pleased to announce that we have added two new Consultants to our team. Mark Heffer is a recently retired Detective and Accredited Financial Investigator who served over 25 years and specialised in crime such as money laundering, complex fraud, human trafficking, drug trafficking, bribery and corruption.

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We delivered a seminar for banks in Kyrgyzstan covering anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist finance and international sanctions issues on behalf of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The seminar was delivered in Bishkek on 5th-6th October 2016 by David Artingstall and Sorin Sorescu, supported by Joann Riordan and backstopping staff from our Consortia partners AARC.