Keane Mulready-Woods, from Drogheda, had been missing since Sunday evening. His death is thought to be linked to a feud between organised crime gangs.
Last year, Godfrey Lebeya told Mandy Wiener what needed to be done to fight organised crime. The new Hawks head now faces huge challenges getting it done.
Despite all the revelations of how state-owned enterprises or the security services have manipulated contracts, it's business as usual for the ANC.
As I read the book following our interview, I learnt of Neil's work in nightclubs, busting dealers that were pushing drugs to revellers. It's work that I'm sure he'd freely admit did nothing to dent the 'war on drugs'. So when London nightclub Fabric closed, it got me thinking. What will this mean for the city, and it's criminals? I called Neil to get his thoughts.
The Destruction of Ivory Stocks Should Be Welcomed - But We Must Now Explain the Human Cost of this Vile Trade
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.
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.
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".
French police have arrested five men in connection with an ingenious casino scam in the Mediterranean town of Cannes. Wearing
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Government is setting out plans for a new push against organised crime, while cutting the costs