Organised Crime

The Destruction of Ivory Stocks Should Be Welcomed - But We Must Now Explain the Human Cost of this Vile Trade

Julius Maada Bio | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Politics
Julius Maada Bio

This human cost should not be forgotten. Rather it should be central to any anti-poaching policy. If we do not change the conversation, this evil trade will only continue unabated. With any luck, an acknowledgement of the economic and security implications of this poaching crisis may help formulate a more nuanced response that will save Africa's great wildlife before it is too late.

Crime and Punishment: How to Put an End to International Gangs

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Companies are not the only ones to have discovered the opportunities offered by an increasingly globalised world. Some 3,600 criminal gangs are active in more than one country in the EU and of those 70% boast an international work force and 30% commit more than one type of crime. Worldwide organised crime costs the global economy €670 billion a year. Crime on this scale can only be successfully be countered at an international level.

'Britain's FBI' Must Learn Hard Lessons From US Law Enforcement

The Conversation UK | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

The NCA will be responsible for co-ordinating the fight against organised crime, which is estimated to cost between £20 and £40 billion a year in Britain. Predictably the NCA has become the latest agency to be hailed as "Britain's answer to the FBI".

Men Arrested Over Invisible Ink Casino Scam

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

French police have arrested five men in connection with an ingenious casino scam in the Mediterranean town of Cannes. Wearing special lenses allowe...

New Push To Tackle Organised Crime

Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Government is setting out plans for a new push against organised crime, while cutting the costs of policing. The Organised...