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New Release: Criminal Use of Diamonds

Criminal Use of Diamonds, a course that examines the history, processes, security issues, and exploit opportunities associated with diamonds, was released today on CPKN learning portals.

With content provided by Kelly Ross, a 20 year veteran police officer and author of The Fifth 'C': The Criminal Use of Diamonds, this course explores money laundering, the international Kimberly Process which controls the movement, sale and/or trade of blood/conflict diamonds, and the factors that affect the appeal of diamonds to criminals.

This four hour introductory level course is designed for all police and other law enforcement personnel who may be involved in the investigation of crimes involving diamonds. This may include frontline officers, drug crimes investigators, and fraud investigators. It is also relevant to other sectors including insurance, customs, and other government agencies.