Financial crime takes many forms and can affect us all in one way or another from lottery scam letters sent to our homes that seek to take money off those more vulnerable to international complex money laundering that could affect our businesses, the reputation of the Island and our national economy. Such crimes take place on a truly global scale and the Economic Crime Unit (ECU) remains vigilant and alert to guard against such threats.
The ECU plays an important role in maintaining and protecting the integrity of the Island’s reputation as a well regulated premier finance centre.
The ECU is a multi agency partnership consisting of highly trained police Officers supported by forensic accountants, analysts and support staff. The ECU is also supported by expert legal advice from the offices of the Attorney General.
Superintendent Jed Bibby is the Director of Financial and Cyber Crime, which is located at:
Economic Crime Unit
Department of Home Affairs
Isle of Man
Telephone: 01624 631313
Fax: 01624 686039
Email: Send Email
The major functions of the unit are:
The unit investigates serious and complex fraud cases, as well as investigating money laundering and terrorist financing. By their very nature these investigations, often multi jurisdictional, can take extended time periods to investigate. It also incorporates a proactive capability utilising financial and other intelligence to target criminal activity.