In order to deal with complicated organized crimes such as organized crime groups and foreigners, the Metropolitan Police Department has reorganized the organization by establishing a new section specializing in anti-money laundering = money laundering measures.

The reorganization was carried out by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Organizational Crime Countermeasures Department, which is in charge of crimes such as organized crime groups and foreigners.



About 70 people concerned attended the inauguration ceremony on the 1st, and Yoshihiko Oishi, the police chief, said, "Criminal organizations are a big threat to society. I want you to show it to me. "



This reorganization is to respond to the complexity of criminal organizations and the diversification of methods, and is the first time since the department was established in 2003.



Specifically, a


new "Criminal Proceeds Countermeasures Section" has been established that specializes in anti-money laundering = money laundering measures that are becoming more sophisticated, such as using electronic money.



In addition,


among foreign crimes, the Organizational Crime Countermeasures Section 1 in charge of illegal stays and the Organizational Crime Countermeasures Section 2 in charge of violent cases have been assigned to the "International Crime Countermeasures Section", and


▽ Organizations in charge of eliminating organized crime groups. The Crime Countermeasures Section 3 and the Organizational Crime Countermeasures Section 4, which is in charge of investigating cases involving gangsters, have been integrated into the "Boryokudan Countermeasures Section".



In addition,


the name of the Organizational Crime Countermeasures Section 5 in charge of investigating drug cases has been changed to "Drug Firearms Countermeasures Section".



The Metropolitan Police Department wants to strengthen cooperation within the department through organizational restructuring, leading to effective crackdowns and countermeasures.

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