Geert DELRUE Graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven on August 29, 1982 where he Obtained his Master’s Degree in Criminology. He also Obtained a Certificate for Teaching at Secondary and College level.
He Began his Professional Career at the Criminal Investigation Department of the Public Prosecutors Office in Leuven on March 1, 1985, as a Detective Inspector in the Financial and Economic Division. On September 1, 1998 he was Assigned at his Request to the CID Kortrijk, where he Joined the Financial and Economic Department.
On April 1, 2001, As a Result of the Police Reform, He Became Detective Chief Inspector, With Special Qualification, near the New Federal Criminal Police CID at Kortrijk. On April 1, 2009 he Was Promoted to Detective Commissioner.
During his Career He Published Several Police Manuals, Such As: ‘Vademecum for Investigations Related to Financial and Economic Offences’, for the Use the Local and the Federal Police Forces. This book Contains a Manual for the Execution of the Investigation of Financial and Economic Offences (Patrimonial Investigations, Bankruptcy, Tax Fraud, Falsehood in Writings, Fraudulent Organisation of Insolvency, Theft of Inheritance Goods, Swindle and Abuse of Confidence, Money Laundering…). It Presents a Practical and Orderly Inventory of Different Sources that Can Be Consulted.
During Recent Years He Specialized in Tax Fraud and Money Laundering Investigations. Other Books He Wrote Include Manuals for Special Types of Financial investigations in Dutch, French and English:
– Fraudulent Bankruptcy;
– Fraudulent Organisation of Insolvency;
– Theft of Inheritance Goods ;
– Tax Fraud;
– Swindle and Abuse of Confidence.
– Tax Fraud in Belgium. A Survey of Penal Tax Fraud Investigations.
– Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism.
Due to the Reform of the Belgian Police Forces, He Was also Assigned As a Reference Officer For the Training of the Local Police Detectives, Concerning the Execution of Financial and Economic Investigations. At the Same Time he Was Assigned As an Instructor at the National School for Detectives in Brussels and at the Local Police School in Bruges. He is also Guest Speaker at Professional Training Organized by the High Counsel for the Justice and Member of the Institute of Forensic Auditors as a Registered Forensic Auditor. During the Last Year He Is a Regular Speaker at Different Meetings Concerning Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism.