According to the Information Published by the Interpol, The 6th Global Focal Point Conference on Asset Recovery in New Delhi focused on corruption and financial crimes along with Dark Web and Bitcoin.It had a gathering of more than 120 delegates from 50 countries from 17th-19th Nov’2015 and was organized by India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), INTERPOL and the World Bank – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) StAR (Stolen Asset Recovery) Initiative.
One of the Main Focus of the event is Dark Web and Bitcoin, the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) commented on deep web as “The Dark Web, which is commonly used by terror organisations and unscrupulous elements to communicate without getting intercepted by intelligence and security organisations has caused concerns in global security apparatus net.”
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Devpreet Singh told ”Another issue is Bitcoin, which have evolved as virtual currency and now are being used for transferring money for illicit deals across countries with the value of one Bitcoin estimated to be around $650.” but a small correction to his is that one bitcoin rate in $325, not $650.
Interpol has issued Silver Notice to locate, identify, obtain information, monitor, seize, freeze and confiscate assets of criminals of the 51 participated countries in the conference.
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”The ‘Global Focal Point’ is a partnership between StAR and Interpol which was created to promote and increase the exchange of corruption data among law enforcement agencies and anti-corruption entities worldwide which was Launched on 19th January 2009”, Singh stated.
“StAR is a partnership between UNODC and World Bank. ‘Focal Points’ are anti-corruption practitioners registered with the project who form an international network of experts,”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will introduce the Interpol conference, so as the ”21st Conference of CBI, state Anti-Corruption Bureaux and Vigilance Bureaux”.