Prosecution and investigation of tax violations and illicit enrichment offences

The DP is in charge of the investigation of various categories of serious offences against the General Penal Code, in particular violations of its provisions on illicit enrichment.
It also investigates serious violations of legislation on tax and customs, foreign exchange, competition, securities transactions, credit and other financial activities, the environmental, health and safety at work, fisheries management and other financial offences of a serious or unusual nature and organised criminal offences connected with business operations, commerce and trade.
As appropriate, the DP also initiates criminal proceedings in connection with these offences.