U.S. and UK Conclude MOU to Establish Investigation and Other Mutual Assistance to Combat Fraud and Financial Crime in the Caribbean Dependencies

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Monday, November 1, 1993
On November 10, 1993, the United States and British Governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding designed to help investigate, prosecute, and prevent fraud and financial crime in the five British dependent territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The MOU is unique in terms of hybrid status and because of the extent of joint cooperation and willingness by the British to cede sovereignty in the areas in which it agrees to permit the United States law enforcement officials to conduct investigations and operations in the Caribbean…[more]