What is the CAD?

The Commercial Affairs Department (“CAD”) is a highly specialised and competent elite unit of the Singapore Police Force that reports to the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is the principal white-collar crime investigation agency in Singapore and is tasked with the investigation of financial and commercial crimes. The most complex financial crimes are handled by […]

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The CAD and Offences under the CDSA

The Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (“CDSA”) is the primary legislation which criminalises laundering of benefits from serious criminal offences by individuals and legal entities in Singapore. It is also the source of the Singapore Police Force’s (which includes the Commercial Affairs Department (“CAD”)) and the Corrupt Practices Investigation […]

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The CAD has called me to attend an interview. What should I do?

Singapore is a well-established international business hub and the Commercial Affairs Department (“CAD”) works to clamp down abuses to our financial ecosystem. The CAD specialises in investigating white-collar crimes, cases involving money laundering, terrorism financing, as well as cyber-enabled scams on social media and e-commerce websites. If the CAD has contacted you to attend an […]

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