Acting Prosecutor General Borislav Sarafov and the Central Europe Anti-corruption Resident Legal Advisor Peter Halpern opened the seminar "Fighting Corruption, Money Laundering and Counterterrorism”.
Thirty prosecutors, investigators and Anti-Corruption Commission officials participate in the three-day seminar.
The forum, organized by the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Bulgaria and the U.S. Department of Justice, is being held at the Prosecutor's Office Training Center in Batak city.
Speakers from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will present their practical experience in prosecuting organized crime groups and detecting corruption crimes. The training will also focus on countering money laundering and preventing terrorism and cybercrimes in the context of the increased globally security risks.