Economic Crime Unit
The Economic Crime Unit is responsible for the most serious of economic crime investigations and is responsible for proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
It maintains three main investigation teams:
- The Confiscation Team which recovers assets from convicted criminals and also pre-charge restraint of assets.
- The Money Laundering Team investigates serious and complex investigations of money laundering.
- The Major Fraud Team undertakes investigations into serious and complex fraud cases, corruption in public life and overseas and other corruption allegations.
Thames Valley Police's Economic Crime Unit also assists other law enforcement agencies in their economic crime investigations.