The SIC, Lebanon's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), receives, analyzes, investigates suspicious transaction reports (STRs) and ensures compliance of banks, financial institutions and other reporting entities with the AML/CFT regulations.
MOSCOW, Russia -
Investigators from 21 countries met to share operational intelligence on
Transnational Eurasian Organized Crime (TEOC) as part of INTERPOL’s Project
meeting saw participants updated on the new Millennium analysis file which
compiles selected and analyzed data on high-ranking members of these crime
groups to highlight previously unidentified connections between investigations.
1999, Project Millennium provides a platform for cooperation between countries
on combating TEOC, focusing on ‘Thieves in Law’.
At the highest
level in the criminal hierarchy, the ‘Thieves in Law’ control the activities of
other criminal groups engaged in a wide variety of crimes, such as contract
murder, extortion, organized trafficking in drugs and human beings and property
the republics of the former Soviet Union and former Communist countries of Eastern
Europe, the number of TEOC groups is rising steadily and becoming an increasing
Hosted by the
Russian Ministry of the Interior in cooperation with the INTERPOL National
Central Bureau in Moscow, the working group meeting was attended by specialists
from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (China), Ireland, Israel, Italy,
Japan, Latvia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates and the United