"FROM THE TRIAL of JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA GOMBO - article published April 2019
Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is seeking €68.8 million (US$ 77.7 million) in compensation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his 10-year detention and alleged mismanagement of his assets by ...Read the rest of this topic
Ex-Zimbabwe mayor arrested with 120kg of ivory
Author: AFP | Update: 11.03.2019 00:00
A former mayor of Zimbabwe's tourist hotspot Victoria Falls was caught with nine elephant tusks weighing 120 kilograms (264 pounds) and arrested with two other suspects, police said Friday.
A former mayor ...Read the rest of this topic
25 - 27 March 2019, Cape Town, South Africa - In 2018, ARINSA countries reported preservation orders in the amount of US $529,437,092.15. The ability to restrain, seize and/or attach illicitly obtained assets is a vital part of making asset recovery work effective. Without the power to keep ...Read the rest of this topic
Cybercrime Training for Prosecutors and Investigators
Electronic evidence is often thrown out of the courts by the judiciary due to lack of permissibility and attribution (the linking of a digital action to a person), yet on average an internet user leaves a footprint in at least 30 places on ...Read the rest of this topic
UNODC and INL Launch a Guidebook for Game Rangers
Pretoria, 20 September 2018 – A Guidebook that will help improve the quality of evidence available to financial investigators in wildlife crime incidences was launched today by the Secretariat of the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network – ...Read the rest of this topic
ARINSA contact points hold retreat focusing on asset management and various aspects of seizing assets and following the proceeds of crime.
On 20 - 24 January 2019, ARINSA contact points from all the 16 Member countries converged in Cape Town (South Africa) for a retreat. The retreat provided ...
International Partnerships on Asset Recovery
Overview and Global Directory of Networks
By helping countries to establish systems to obtain information on the source, destination and ultimate beneficiary of proceeds of crime and corruption, asset recovery networks aim to help asset ...
Seven Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe court over rhino horn stashThe Independent
They are facing charges of breaching the country’s wildlife laws.
Zeng Dengui, 35; Peicon Jang, 35; Chen Zhiangfu, 30; Qui Jinchang, 29; Yu Xian, 25; Yong Zhu, 25 and Liu Cheng, 23 were arrested two days before ...Read the rest of this topic
Mozambique charges ex-minister, 17 others in $2bn loan fraud case
At least 18 people, including a former finance minister, have been charged for fraud involving $2bn in loans to state-owned companies in Mozambique, the Attorney General's Office (AGO) has said, in a scandal that has ...
Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port
Cambodia has seized more than 3.2 tonnes of African ivory hidden in a storage container from Mozambique, a customs official has said.
The discovery of 1,026 tusks at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port on Thursday followed a tip off from the US ...