OSCE trains Kazakh officials to fight terror financing


NUR-SULTAN -- The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday (August 29) concluded a three-day seminar in Nur-Sultan on fighting money laundering and terror financing, the OSCE said on its website.

Fifty Kazakh officials from law enforcement and the judiciary took part in the seminar.

National and international specialists shared best practices in the "investigation and prosecution of money laundering cases, forfeiture of illegally-acquired assets and interagency co-operation with key stakeholders including the Financial Monitoring Committee", said the OSCE.

During the practical exercises, participants learned how to turn financial intelligence into evidence, search for criminal assets and apply non-conviction confiscation.

The US Embassy in Nur-Sultan, the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, the Financial Monitoring Committee of the Finance Ministry and the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General's Office organised the event.

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