Police media spokesman - SSP Jaliya Senaratne has told the media that a gazette notification will be issued regarding this new division.
The Acting IGP has appointed SSP Nishantha Zoysa as the Director of the new division.
Suspicions that wealth acquired through these illegal means have been used in several large scale businesses in the country is said to be the main reason behind initiating this new division.
This division is supervised by the DIG of the CID - Nuwan Wedasinghe. Several CID officers have also been attached to this division.