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NCJ Number: NCJ 184773     Find in a Library
Title: Measures to Control Transnational Organized Crime, Summary
  Document URL: PDF 
Author(s): Yuriy A. Voronin
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 21
  Annotation: Transnational organized crime has increased in scale and extent and has become a complex worldwide threat because transnational criminals ignore borders and move large sums of money through the international financial system.
Abstract: Transnational criminals act outside the law, with the goal of making a profit, and they use bribery and violence to achieve their goal. Because transnational organized crime has a powerful potential and is highly dynamic, it represents a serious danger to both single states and the world community as a whole. Main types of transnational organized crime include illegal migration, trafficking in women and children, trafficking in body parts, corruption, theft and illegal export of cultural property, theft of and trafficking in automobiles, fauna and flora trafficking, computer crimes, software piracy, nuclear material theft and trafficking, firearms trafficking, drug trafficking, and money laundering. Specific measures to control transnational organized crime at national and international levels are described. Appendixes list major extradition treaties, conventions on judicial and legal assistance, and international anti-money laundering documents.
Main Term(s): Foreign crime prevention
Index Term(s): Smuggling/Trafficking ; Computer related crime ; Organized crime prevention ; International extradition ; Crime prevention measures ; International cooperation ; Money laundering ; Crime in foreign countries ; World criminology ; Drug cartels ; NIJ grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 99-IJ-CX-0014
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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Type: Issue Overview
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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