The Department is established pursuant to sections 53 A (5) of Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) and is responsible for conducting investigations for identifying, tracing, freezing and seizing proceeds of crime.

This department is responsible for the following functions: –

  • Report and advise the Agency on matters of investigation;
  • Conduct investigations on matters of assets recovery;
  • Compile investigations files witnesses’ statements and other relevant reports;
  • Support assets recovery cases in court;
  • Prepare preliminary investigation reports;
  • Maintain investigation evidence in recovery of proceeds of crime;
  • Maintain investigations register for the Agency;
  • Receive and Analyze financial reports;
  • Compile and disseminate analyzed financial reports.