CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER
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Asset Forfeiture Law Update
Instructor: Dant Foulk, Will County Assistant State’s Attorney
September 30, 2021
8am – 4pm
Class will meet at CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 North University, Poplar Hall P101, Peoria
Enrollment Deadline: September 23, 2021
Course Size: Minimum -15 Maximum – 30
Sweeping changes were made to all of Illinois Asset Forfeiture Statutes. Notice requirements, filing deadlines, proof of service, seizure thresholds, awarding of property and burdens of proof have all changed, and a new reporting requirement has been added. These changes impact how officers need to investigate cases in the field and how prosecutors litigate cases in the courtroom. Law enforcement officers and prosecutors will need to change the way these cases are handled in Asset Forfeiture will be a component in any cases your agency investigates or prosecutes after July 1, 2018.
In part one of the course, we will review the changes in the new law as compared to the old law and we will discuss how to best implement the new statutory requirements and develop best practices to deal with changes.
In part two of the course, we will discuss techniques for developing the financial component of your investigations to uncover more assets to apply the new law to and develop methods to make Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering cases more winnable.
We will explore various facets of financial drug investigations, including money launders, asset forfeiture, and uncover financial leads. We will show how to uncover, locate, document and seize drug proceeds, and add money laundering and conspiracy charges to a drug investigations. Also discussed will be FINCEN (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) information such as as SAR’s and CTR’s. (Suspicious Activity Reports and Currency Transaction Reports and Currency Transactions Reports), obtaining records from credit bureau, credit card companies, banks and car dealerships, and finding real estate records.
Who Should Attend:
This course will be useful for patrol officers, officers in specialized units such as narcotics, gangs or financial crimes; command staff; and agency policymakers. For those individuals who have already attended a forfeiture training, this course will broaden your ability to implement forfeiture law into your investigations and capture previously untouched assets of criminal’s enterprises.
About the Instructor:
Dant Foulk has been an Assistant State’s Attorney in Will County Illinois for the past fifteen years. In his present assignment, he manages the Asset Forfeiture Unit, coordinates and vertically prosecutes cases in the Financial Crimes Unit and works as a Lobbyist in Springfield, IL. Prior to his current assignments, Dant was assigned to the Felony Trial Division where he handled general felony trials including homicides, sex crimes, and crimes against persons, financial crimes, and narcotics crimes.
Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board
MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets the following mandatory training criteria: TBA