Compliance CPD Series 2020 – Session Two – Economic Crime Division – From Intelligence to Evidence

Course Summary

In this session the Head of Economic Crime for Guernsey Law Enforcement and his team will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the evidential process for criminal investigations into money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism and complex fraud.

Delegates will get an insight into the processes involved in an investigation whether this is following the submission of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) or following a request for mutual legal assistance (MLA).

The presenters will also help delegates understand the different coercive orders which the Economic Crime Division (ECD) have at their disposal to assist in investigations, criminal and civil procedures as well as discussing how an investigation could progress to conviction, confiscation and/or civil forfeiture.

Topics

During this session topics covered will include:

  • The investigation process overview
  • How the financial services industry may be required to assist an investigation
  • The types of coercive orders used and sought
  • Implications and requirements of those orders
  • What an investigation looks for
  • Witness statements
  • Evidential sources
  • Implications of an investigation and proceedings
  • Confiscation orders and criminal sanctions
  • Civil forfeiture proceedings

Tutor Profile

Andy Domaille, Head of Economic Crime Guernsey Law Enforcement, Investigation Compensation and Recovery Team (ICART)/Financial Crime Team (FCT)

Andy heads up the ECD with responsibilities for criminal investigations in economic crime and international cooperation matters together with asset tracing and recovery. Andy has been in law enforcement for over 34 years in both the Border Agency and Police. He was a Police Officer for 27 years and holds academic qualifications in Forensic Computing and Fraud Management, before retiring as a Detective Inspector in July 2016. Prior to his retirement Andy was running a joint Financial Criminal Team at the Economic Crime Division of the Guernsey Border Agency undertaking money laundering investigations.

During his service he has been seconded to New Scotland Yard dealing specifically with cyber and financial crimes and later set up and headed the Computer Crime Unit at the Guernsey Police tackling cybercrime offences. Prior to that he oversaw the Commercial Fraud and External Affairs department in the Police commencing his involvement in investigating financial crime in 1998.

He has undertaken a number of serious and complex fraud cases and has given evidence in both financial crime and cybercrime cases in a number of jurisdictions and has given expert witness evidence at the 'Old Bailey' in London. He has worked on ‘cybercrime’ ‘International Cooperation’, ‘Proceeds of Crime’ and ‘Fraud Investigation’ cases throughout that time and has worked closely with MLRO’s for the duration. As a result of these cases he has overseen and served more production orders than he cares to remember.]

Paul Winberg, Supervisor, FCT

Paul is a supervisor within the Financial Criminal Team and oversees a team of financial crime investigators. Paul has worked in Law Enforcement for over 20 years both in the Guernsey Border Agency and Police. Paul was a Police Officer for 7 years before moving to the Border Agency.

Paul has undertaken and passed the City of London Specialist Fraud Investigators course and the City of London accredited Counter Fraud Managers course; he has also completed the National Terrorist Financial Investigation course held by the Metropolitan Police National Terrorist Financial Unit.

Prior to moving into a financial crime investigators role, he worked within the Financial Intelligence Service for two years, and during this time he worked closely with MLRO’s, investigators and overseas jurisdictions.

Prior to this, Paul worked for ten years within the Criminal intelligence Unit and ran a specialist department within that team.

Denise Sutton, Supervisor, ICART

Denise is a fully trained and qualified Financial Investigator, confiscator, restraint practitioner and mentor having come from Gloucestershire Police. She has been in this role for over 20 years.

Denise worked predominantly within the Gloucestershire Police Economic Crime Directorate and also within Special Branch for counter terrorism enquiries. Whilst in Gloucestershire Police she also worked with the pro-active policing teams and was seconded to work with their Major Crime Unit covering cross-border crime.

Denise was involved in the setting up of a pilot project within Gloucestershire Police focusing on Proceeds of Crime - Cash Seizures which she has continued to do here in Guernsey. She has extensive knowledge in the SAR regime and the handling and development of financial intelligence.

Denise’s work and experience has been acknowledged several times at Court resulting in commendations.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Date: 5 March 2020
  • CPD Points: 1
  • Course Cost: £45.00
  • Course Length: One hour (12:30-13:30)
  • Location: GTA University Centre, Guernsey
  • Tutor: Andy Domaille

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