Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering: Session 1

On May 5, 2023, IEA Bangkok in conjunction with Drug Enforcement and Administration (DEA) hosted a one-week course on Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering: Session 1, with 44 Participants from 8 member counties. The course was designed to introduce the basics in identifying, evaluating, tracking, and seizing financial assets. Additionally, case examples were used to demonstrate unique ways traffickers employ to circumvent law enforcement. Participants learned the advantages and benefits of using financial documents to investigate traffickers and demonstrate unexplained wealth for prosecution purposes as well as to establish an ability to seize them for forfeiture.