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The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, is Jamaica's Minister of Finance and the Public Service and is Member of Parliament for St Andrew Northwestern. ...

Financial Secretary

Ms. Darlene Morrison is currently Jamaica’s Financial Secretary. As Financial Secretary, Ms. Morrison is the technical and administrative head of the Ministry of Finance and the Pu...

State Minister in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Hon. Marsha Smith, MP was born and raised in the parish of Saint Ann. She was educated at Brown’s Town Primary School, Westwood High School, Brown’s Town Community College, the...

Financial Investigations - Units and Sections

The FID consists of five(5) units:

Financial Intelligence

There are two sections in this unit:
1. Intelligence Officers
2. Financial Analysts

The intelligence officers garner data from all sources and convert it to useful information to assist the work of the investigative units. The financial analysts are specially trained to identify trends in financial transactions from reports filed under the Money Laundering Act.

Financial Crimes Investigations (FCI)

This unit investigates serious financial crimes such as money laundering and any matter that affects the stability of the economy and the financial sector. The aim of the FCI is to identify assets gained from the perpetration of criminal activities with a view to depriving the individual of such ill-gotten gains.

The FCI provides investigative support to the police, specifically the Narcotics Division, Customs, Inland Revenue Department, Overseas Law Enforcement Agencies and the Major Crimes and Counter Narcotics Taskforce. The unit also has responsibility for the management of forfeited and seized assets

Information Technology

This unit provides information technology support for the operation of the division while providing support to the investigative units in the form of computer forensics and data mining.

Planning and Administrative Services

This unit performs all the administrative functions for the Division including human resource and training matters, facilities management and accounting support.

Legal Services

This unit provides legal support and advice on cases being investigated by the Division. They prepare legal documents and review case files before submission to Director of Public Prosecution/Clerk of Courts.