The General Prosecutor’s Office has set up special structures in the fight against money laundering, property investigations or any other financial crime.

These structures have started working in 7 prosecutor’s offices near the courts of the judicial districts of Tirana, Durrës, Shkodër, Elbasan, Fier, Vlora and Korçë.

There are 23 prosecutors, part of special sections, who will be engaged in investigations related to crimes in the field of taxation, customs, money laundering, terrorist financing, and seizure and confiscation of criminal assets.

The established structures will be supported by specialized units from the General Directorate of State Police, the Directorate for the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Directorate of Taxes.

There will also be cooperation for their work between the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Finance.

Through the creation of these structures, the aim is to crack down on illegally placed assets.