Proceeds of crime

Joshua Rogers made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

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From: Joshua Rogers

Dear New Zealand Police,

I would like to formally request the following information in regards to the proceeds of crime.

1. A financial figure of the following years restrained/recovered assets including but not limited to - vehicles, property’s, home assets, cash and bank balances
2022
2021
2020
2019

2. Documentation regarding the above request.
For example
How the money has been spent from the proceeds of crime - who has requested it and how much was given to them, including why/what the money is to be used for. (Part of the proceeds of crime allows agencies to request funding for various reasons)

3. A list of assets sold at auction - how much they sold for and what happened to the money

4. How much of the assets/cash recovered were recovered from gangs or organized crime groups.

5. How many search and seizures were conducted in the years stated in section 1 that lead to recovery of assets/cash.

I can confirm I am a New Zealand citizen and currently reside in New Zealand.

Yours faithfully,

Joshua Rogers

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Joshua
I acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act (OIA) request below, received by New Zealand Police on 16 July 2022.

Your request is being actioned pursuant to the OIA. You can expect a response to your request on or before 12 August 2022.

Kind regards, Dylan
Ministerial Services PNHQ

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Joshua
 
I refer to your Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request dated 16 July
2022

 

Some of the information to which your request relates is not held by
Police, but is believed to be held by and is more closely connected with
the functions of the Ministry of Justice. The related portions of your
request are as follows:

 

How the money has been spent from the proceeds of crime - who has
requested it and how much was given to them, including why/what the money
is to be used for. (Part of the proceeds of crime allows agencies to
request funding for various reasons)

 

In these circumstances, we are required by section 14 of the OIA to
transfer your request. The portions of your request detailed above have
been transferred to the Ministry of Justice.

 

You will hear further from the Ministry of Justice concerning the
transferred portion of your request.

 

Ngā mihi
Dylan
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

 

 

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Joshua
 
I refer to your Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request dated 16 July
2022

 

Some of the information to which your request relates is not held by
Police, but is believed to be held by and is more closely connected with
the functions of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
The related portions of your request are as follows:

 

1. A financial figure of the following years restrained/recovered assets
including but not limited to - vehicles, property’s, home assets, cash and
bank balances

2022

2021

2020

2019

 

2. Documentation regarding the above request.

For example

3. A list of assets sold at auction - how much they sold for and what
happened to the money

 

4. How much of the assets/cash recovered were recovered from gangs or
organized crime groups.

 

5. How many search and seizures were conducted in the years stated in
section 1 that lead to recovery of assets/cash.

 

In these circumstances, we are required by section 14 of the OIA to
transfer your request. The portions of your request detailed above have
been transferred to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

 

You will hear further from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and
Employment concerning the transferred portion of your request.

 

Ngā mihi
Dylan
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

 

 

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Tēnā koe Joshua,

 

We acknowledge receipt of your request regarding the Proceeds of Crime
Fund, which has been partially transferred from the New Zealand Police to
the Ministry of Justice.

 

This has been forwarded onto the relevant business unit to respond to.

 

You can expect a response by 19/08/2022.

 

Ngā mihi,

Ellen

 

   

Ministerial Relations and Services

Strategy, Governance and Finance
DDI: +64 4 918 8800

[1]www.justice.govt.nz

 

 

From: Ministerial Services <[email address]>
Sent: Friday, 22 July 2022 11:08 am
To: Joshua Rogers <[FOI #19930 email]>
Subject: OIA Transfer Acknowledgement

 

Tēnā koe Joshua
 
I refer to your Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request dated 16 July
2022

 

Some of the information to which your request relates is not held by
Police, but is believed to be held by and is more closely connected with
the functions of the Ministry of Justice. The related portions of your
request are as follows:

 

How the money has been spent from the proceeds of crime - who has
requested it and how much was given to them, including why/what the money
is to be used for. (Part of the proceeds of crime allows agencies to
request funding for various reasons)

 

In these circumstances, we are required by section 14 of the OIA to
transfer your request. The portions of your request detailed above have
been transferred to the Ministry of Justice.

 

You will hear further from the Ministry of Justice concerning the
transferred portion of your request.

 

Ngā mihi
Dylan
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

 

 

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From: Ministerial Services

Ref: 2223-0164

 

Dear Joshua,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 16^th of July 2022 requesting under the
Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“I would like to formally request the following information in regards to
the proceeds of crime.

 

1. A financial figure of the following years restrained/recovered assets
including but not limited to - vehicles, property’s, home assets, cash and
bank balances

2022

2021

2020

2019

 

2. Documentation regarding the above request.

For example

 

3. A list of assets sold at auction - how much they sold for and what
happened to the money

 

4. How much of the assets/cash recovered were recovered from gangs or
organized crime groups.

 

5. How many search and seizures were conducted in the years stated in
section 1 that lead to recovery of assets/cash.

 

I can confirm I am a New Zealand citizen and currently reside in New
Zealand.”

 

Your request has been transferred to the Ministry from New Zealand Police
on 22^nd of July 2022 and is being processed in accordance with the
Official Information Act 1982. A response will be sent to you in due
course. If you have any enquiries regarding your request feel free to
contact us via email [1][email address] or using the contact details
below.

 

 

Nâku noa, nâ

 

Ministerial Services

 

Ngâ Pou o te Taumaru

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

[2]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
services

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