US to help Kazakhstan recover criminal assets
NUR-SULTAN – United States judicial and investigative agencies confirmed their willingness to help trace and recover assets illegally removed from Kazakhstan to the United States during a July 18 visit by the Bureau’s delegation of the Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan in the United States, reports the Office of the Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan.
The Kazakh delegation met with representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the US Department of Justice and the World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative.
“We discussed with the World Bank the need to support Kazakhstan’s efforts to return assets obtained by crime and removed abroad, including to offshore jurisdictions, as well as the possibility of providing training to prosecutors and investigators in this area of cooperation,” the statement from Kazakhstan read. Attorney General’s Office.
Earlier this week, the attorney general’s office announced the return of $473 million from overseas.