FBI forms Terrorist Financing Operations Section

On December 15, 2003, Carl Whitehead, FBI Special Agent in Charge, announced the formation of the Terrorist Financing Operations Section (TFOS). “TFOS was created to combine the FBI’s traditional expertise in conducting complex criminal financial investigations with advanced technologies and the powerful legislative tools provided in the USA PATRIOT Act.” View the entire statement at http://www.fbi.gov/congress/congress03/whitehead121503.htm

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