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'Enigma' role for forensic experts

Forensic accountants are the enigma codebreakers of the 21st century, chancellor Gordon Brown said this week

Speaking at a conference at Chatham House,
Gordon
Brown
put the profession in the front line of the ‘war against terror.’

‘Financial information and forensic accounting has come to be one of today’s
most powerful investigative and intelligence tools available in the fight
against crime and terrorism,’ he said.

‘By putting to work the most modern of
forensic
accounting techniques and bringing the expertise of the private sector ­ the
accountancy, law and financial sectors ­ together with the public sector, we can
create what some will call a modern “Bletchley Park”.’

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