Interpol provides EFCC new tracking, Intel-sharing application against organised crimes

Interpol provides EFCC new tracking, Intel-sharing application against organised crimes

The International Criminal Police Organisation, (Interpol) has provided the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) with an application that will enhance intelligence sharing in the tracking of money laundering and terrorism-financing organised crimes. It also comprises a database to be supervised by the National Central Bureau (NCB), which is an interface between Interpol and national

The International Criminal Police Organisation, (Interpol) has provided the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) with an application that will enhance intelligence sharing in the tracking of money laundering and terrorism-financing organised crimes.

It also comprises a database to be supervised by the National Central Bureau (NCB), which is an interface between Interpol and national law enforcement agencies of countries through a i24/7 Gemini Project global communications system.

Within the Commission, the application, it was learnt would be managed by its Information and Communications Technology Department.

EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja.

He added, “An elated Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu witnessed the demonstration of the new application at the Commission’s Abuja headquarters.

“Noha Amer, Interpol’s Project Officer, who led the delegation of the global police to the Commission disclosed that the U.S was funding the project in four African countries, to wit: Nigeria, Niger, Mali and Libya in a move to detect and interdict stolen and illicit funds by organised criminals, mainly in the area of terrorism-financing, such as in the manner as it happened in Libya.

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