The directorate spearheads NDLEA’s asset forfeiture efforts against alleged and convicted members of
drug trafficking networks using relevant laws including the NDLEA Act, Money Laundering Act and International Mutual Legal Assistant Treaty (MLAT) amongst others.
The functions of the directorate include:
- Collation and analysis of data on bank financial transactions
- Investigation of suspected money laundering cases.
- Preparation of case files in liaison with the Directorate of Prosecution.