Presentation on theme: "John Fahy National Terrorist FIU New Scotland Yard"— Presentation transcript:
John Fahy National Terrorist FIU New Scotland Yard John.email@example.com John.firstname.lastname@example.org
Objectives of Presentation Role & structure of the NTFIU UK Strategy on counter terrorism Cash seizure powers & use Terrorist financing 7/7 as a counter terrorism investigation Questions
Role of the NTFIU Metropolitan Police have the lead on Counter Terrorism(CT) Investigations Support CT Investigations UK lead on terrorist finance Training/capacity building
Structure of the NTFIU Rapidly growing unit with a total of 76 detectives, analysts & support staff Support to CT investigations Disruption Team Intelligence function Staff from other agencies
To reduce the threat To reduce vulnerability PREVENT terrorism by tackling its underlying causes PURSUE terrorists and those that sponsor them Improve our understanding of terrorist networks, track the terrorists down, disrupt them and, where we can, bring them to justice PREPARE for the consequences PROTECT the public and UK interests To reduce the risk UNDERPINNING ALL FOUR MISSION AREAS Improve intelligence coverage Clear, helpful, coherent communications Countering terrorist financing is a fundamental element of the UK’s long term CT strategy
Cash Seizure Powers Civil power to seize criminal or terrorist funds
One hour later - Fourth Device Detonated on the Bus Tavistock Place Device placed on upper deck 14 Dead 73 injured
The Importance of the Financial Investigator There is no terrorism without money!
Financial Intelligence Makes a Difference In the first 24 hrs contact made with financial institutions, credit reference agencies etc 24/7 contact arrangements established Fast time response to intelligence and exhibits from scene
Massive and challenging reactive investigation Repeated on 21 st July with attempted bombings Both enquiries still continuing for criminal court and Coroner Still had to ‘service’ other NTFIU operations NTFIU Response
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