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U.S. Attorney General Holder signs MOU on Combating Transnational Crimes
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - Attorney General Eric Holder and Malaysian Minister for Home Affairs Datuk Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein met today, during the Attorney General’s official visit to Malaysia, to discuss transnational crime, terrorism and other areas of mutual law enforcement cooperation. Attorney General Holder and Minister Hishammuddin also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on assistance in the field of transnational crimes.
Under the MoU, law enforcement officials from both countries will be able to share information in order to prevent and investigate transnational crime including human trafficking, drug trafficking, terrorism, money laundering, cybercrimes and organized crime. The MoU encourages expanded direct and informal cooperation among law enforcement officers in both countries to assist in investigations. In addition, the MoU will enhance capacity-building efforts through training, consultations and exchanges.