Workshop on Conducting ML Investigations Associated with Procurement Fraud Cases

During the period 30/1-4/2/1441H corresponding to 29/9-3/10/2019G, the Anti-Money Laundering Permanent committee (AMLPC) organized a workshop on conducting ML Investigations associated with Procurement Fraud Cases.

The workshop has been attended by more than (50) participants, representing a number of stakeholders, including, Ministry of Interior (Public Security), Presidency of State Security (Saudi Arabia Financial Intelligence Unit, and Administrative Intelligence (Mabahith), Public Prosecution, National Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), and Mutual Legal Assistance Requests Committee.

The workshop aims at raising the capacity and competence of anti-money laundering personnel and providing them with the technical and professional tools on how to derive evidences and indicators when conducting ML investigations, and to raise the level of international cooperation through Mutual legal Assistance Requests whether at the investigation stage, or when making a request to recover the proceeds of crime.

The workshop is a part of a training program held by the Anti-Money Laundering Permanent Committee during the first phase of the approved training program, to ensure the implementation of the National Strategic Objectives and the Action Plan approved by Council of Ministers, thereby strengthening and affirming the Kingdom's commitment to the implementation of international standards and requirements regarding the fight against crimes.