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History and Mandate

The DCEC was established in August 1994, when the corruption and Economic Crime Act of 1994 was enacted. The Director of DCEC is appointed by the president. The DCEC mandate is to combat corruption and economic crime as well as money laundering. The DCEC cooperates with other law enforcement agencies like the Botswana Police, Customs and Exercise, Immigration Department, Ombudsman and Wildlife Department and also International organisations such as Interpol