Modernising drug law enforcement - Report 5

Since the 1980s, there has been a major push in rhetoric and institution-building, emphasizing the centrality of attacking the financial lifeblood of drug trafficking networks and organised economic crimes. Much progress has been made in legislation and the creation of financial intelligence units.

However, easier guidance is needed on how to get information overseas, and delays in international cooperation lead to under-exploitation of financial investigation opportunities. This report makes no claim to be offering a certain route to success, but is offering an overview of some better and some false steps that have been undertaken in the field of drug law enforcement and financial investigation strategies.

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