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Indonesia: ICITAP Trains 25 National Police Investigators to Counter Money Laundering

On October 2, ICITAP’s Criminal Investigations Development (CID) team completed a three-day Money Laundering Training for Corruption Investigators course in Palembang, South Sumatra. The training was attended by 25 Indonesian National Police (INP) criminal investigators representing eight different Police Districts (Poldas). This INL-funded training is the fifth and final iteration of the Money Laundering training class tailored specifically for police investigators assigned to Anti-Corruption matters. The training agenda was developed in coordination with the INP’s Special & Economic Crimes Directorate (EKSUS), Criminal Investigations Division (Bareskrim) at Police Headquarters. Class instructors included experienced police investigators from EKSUS and the Anti-Corruption Directorate, as well as representatives from Indonesia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (PPATK), Financial Services Authority (OJK), and the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia (BPK). Topics included Method & Development of ML Crimes, Tactics & Techniques in ML Investigations, Bank Secrecy Act & Asset Seizures, Investigating ML Crimes, State Loss Calculations as Evidentiary Support, Prosecution & Expert Witness Examination, PPATK Support for ML Investigations, OJK Support for ML Investigations, BPK Support for ML Investigations, International Cooperation in ML Investigations, Asset Tracing, and technical practical exercises. Opening remarks were delivered by a Police Brigadier General and Head of the Anti-Corruption Directorate at Police Headquarters. This activity was conducted with the support of and in coordination with the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

Updated August 11, 2023