In the framework of PAMECA IV Work Plan and in particular of Activity 2.7, which provides for developing further corruption analysis and internal cooperation and coordination among relevant institutions, PAMECA IV organised the Workshop “On the Italian experience and practice in the investigation and prosecution of financial crime”. The Workshop was held on 15th and 16th of January 2015, at the premises of General Prosecutor’s Office with the participation of judges, prosecutors, Judicial Police Officers of Albanian State Police, and other representatives of General Directorate of Taxation and General Directorate on the Prevention of Money Laundering. Two Italian experts, respectively a Mayor from Guardia di Finanza, Mr. Leo Giuseppe Giulio, and a Public Prosecutor from Prosecutor’s Office of Naples, Mr. Michele Del Prete introduced their best practice and shared concrete cases on the investigation and prosecution of financial crime.
Mr. Endrit Bimi, prosecutor of Joint Investigative Units at Tirana District Prosecution, introduced a specific case on the prosecution of financial crime in Albania and on procedural problems encountered during the investigation and prosecution of this category of offences.
The Workshop served to exchange views and practical experience with Albanian counterparts concerning the investigation and prosecution of financial crime, followed by a professional and interactive technical discussion.