Visit of the representatives of the United States Department of Justice in KNAB
30 / 08 / 2017
Today in visit in the Corruption Prevention and Combatting Bureau of Latvia (KNAB) arrived the delegation from the United States Department of Justice: Robin Taylor, Prosecutor, Department of Justice Advisor – OPDAT, U.S. European Command , Bruce Ohr, Counsilor, Transnational Organized Crime and International Affairs, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, David Silverbrand, Trial Attorney, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Ameet Kabrawala, Prosecutor, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, Lyn Debevoise, U.S. Embassy Riga, Pol/Econ Chief and Simona Gurbo, U.S. Embassy Riga, Pol/Econ Specialist.
The three members of the mentioned US delegation are high-level representatives (prosecutors) from the United States Department of Justice, who specializes in the matters of organized crime, money laundering, tax fraud and criminal offences related to corruption combating, as well as in the international legal assistance and information exchange issues.
During the visit were discussed the needs for the exchange of experience and information, possible solutions to foster interinstitutional cooperation in the context of the complex investigations, both at national and also international level.
The information about the discussed issues and their possible solutions will be collected with aim to carry out necessary activities in the future.
During the visit in Latvia, in cooperation with the State Administration school, for the representatives of the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development is planned the discussion about international organized crime, corruption and money laundering combating, and also international judicial assistance issues.