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NCJ Number: 228862 Find in a Library
Title: International Cooperation in the Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution and Punishment of Economic Fraud and Identity-Related Crime
Corporate Author: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Date Published: February 2009
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna, Austria
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Publication Number: E/CN.15/2009/2
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
1st Avenue and 46th Street
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This report provides an overview and analysis of the member states' efforts to implement Economic and Social Council resolution 2007/20 and their domestic policies and measures in the areas of prevention, investigation, prosecution, and punishment of economic fraud and identity-related crime.
Abstract: The information received by the Secretariat pursuant to the Economic and Social Council resolution 2007/20 confirms that member states attach great importance to the fight against economic fraud and identity-related crime. The information highlights the necessity of carefully developing comprehensive, multifaceted, and coherent strategies that encompass targeted and well-planned interventions aimed at improving legislative responses, enhancing the law enforcement and investigative capacity of competent institutions to deal effectively with economic fraud and identity-related crime, strengthening international cooperation to combat those forms of crime, developing and implementing effective preventive policies, developing partnerships between the public and private sectors in the field of prevention, investigation, and prosecution of those crimes, and promoting training and technical assistance activities. This report presents information provided by member states (Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain, Tunisia, Ukraine, and Uruguay) on their efforts to implement the Economic and Social Council resolution 2007/20, entitled "International Cooperation in the Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution, and Punishment of Economic Fraud and Identity-Related Crime."
Main Term(s): Fraud and abuse prevention measures
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Fraud; International cooperation; International law; United Nations (UN); White collar crime
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