FBI, Cambodia Ink Cooperation Agreement to Fight Transnational Crime

With the help of the FBI, Cambodian police have arrested US fugitives hiding in Cambodia and collaborated in a crackdown on criminal cases.

Washington, D.C – The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has moved to strengthen its operations against transnational crime through a new agreement with the Cambodian Police.

FBI Director Christopher Wray signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create a task force for cooperation and training with Cambodia’s national police chief Neth Savoeun and director of immigration Kirth Chantharith in Washington last week.

“The FBI is proud to have a longstanding relationship with our law enforcement partners in Cambodia,” said FBI spokeswoman Kelsey Pietranton in an e-mail to VOA Khmer. “This Memorandum of Understanding between the FBI, the Cambodian National Police, and the General Department of Immigration codifies our existing cooperation around a host of issues of mutual assistance—including crimes against children, cybercrime, financial crimes, and the apprehension of fugitives—and further enhances the FBI’s commitment to supporting Cambodia in their effort to defend all human rights.”

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/fbi-cambodia-ink-cooperation-agreemend-to-fight-transnational-crime/4873362.html

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