Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to Hold Hearing on Chinese Money Laundering Organizations

Washington, DC –On Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m., the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control will hold a hearing entitled, “Chinese Money Laundering Organizations: Cleaning Cartel Cash.”  The hearing will examine Chinese money laundering organizations’ techniques and effects on the synthetic opioids supply chain, and actions the federal government can take to curb them. 

EVENT:         Senate Drug Caucus hearing on “Chinese Money Laundering Organizations: Cleaning Cartel Cash”

WHEN:          Tuesday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608

WHO:             Witness List

Brian Nelson, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Kemp Chester, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

Ricardo Mayoral, Acting Assistant Director for Countering Transnational Organized Crime, Homeland Security Investigations

William Kimbell, Chief of Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration

Established in 1985, the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, consists of seven members, with four belonging to the majority party.  The Caucus, which is authorized in law and has the status of a standing committee, has held hearings on strengthening U.S. counter-narcotics efforts around the world, narcotics-related corruption, as well as addressing the drug overdose epidemic in America.  In the past decade, the Caucus has drafted reports on the drug trade in Afghanistan, the Caribbean, Mexico, and West Africa, and the connection between U.S. money laundering and organized crime.