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Lawyers chart ways to fight money laundering

December 15, 2017

A team of lawyers from the United States’ Conference of Western Attorneys General-African Alliance Partnership (CWAG/APP) is in Rwanda to train members from justice sector about various techniques in detecting, investigating and prosecuting money laundering crimes.

This was announced at a two-day workshop that brought together prosecutors, judges, police and banks’ legal advisors, among others, in Kigali yesterday.

Speaking at the workshop, Providence Umurungi, the Head of International Justice and Judicial Cooperation at the Ministry of Justice, said it was an important support that the justice sector needed as many departments don’t have enough experience in tracing money laundering crimes.

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