Online course 09/2017: Financial investigations and asset recovery for THB investigations - 13-30 November 2017

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13 November 2017 to 20 November 2017
13 November to 30 November 2017

The course is designed on the online platform of CEPOL. The physical presence of participants will not be required, trainers will facilitate the course, give instructions and provide feedback online.

The overall objective of the training activity is to enhance the integration of financial investigation into the THB investigations by improving the cooperation between the THB investigators, specialists on financial investigation and the judiciary.

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able:

  • Demonstrate the importance of and benefits from financial investigations in the context of THB as a predicate offense;

  • Outline the steps in the process of identifying, investigating, seizing and confiscating the proceeds of THB crimes;

  • Recognize where in THB cases financial investigations and asset recovery may become relevant and vice versa; Recognize indicators and techniques of financial crimes;

  • Identify how the law enforcement agencies and financial institutions can work together and strengthen the cooperation with the FIU and tax services at national level;

  • Describe the possibilities of using Europol, Eurojust and the use of JITs in this context;

  • Initiate or contribute to cross-border cooperation in the context of THB and financial investigations and asset recovery and explain the opportunities and challenges of these procedures

Target Audience: 

Law enforcement officials investigating the crime Trafficking in Human Beings (THB),
Law enforcement officials involved in financial investigation with professional knowledge and experience in tackling human-trafficking,
Policy developers within Home Affairs in the area of THB,
Prosecutors and judges handling THB cases.



Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032