The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) is an independent government department, operating under the superintendence of the Attorney General. The objects of the office are to prevent and detect organized crime, generally to facilitate the confiscation of the proceeds of crime.

Established by an Act of Parliament of the republic of Ghana and entitled as Economic and Organised Crime Office Act, 2010; it operates in line with its statutory purpose and policies.

Mr. B. Mortey Akpadzi is the Executive Director.


To be an efficient and effective, Economic and Organized Crime Agency of international repute


To lead a unified national effort to fight economic and organized crime by:

Developing partnerships with domestic and international agencies to combat economic and organised crime Providing safety and security for our community and financial markets in order to ensure an investor friendly atmosphere Rendering organised crime unattractive by taking away the proceeds of crime from organised criminals.

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