Transnational Organized Crime

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Name: Transnational Organized Crime
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

What frees up trade between national boundaries can also free up crime

Transnational crime is the dark side of globalisation, and its effect on the societies and economies of the South Pacific is growing.This "dark side" is generated by the very forces that make globalisation so important, including economic growth, information ... [Published WA Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Pages - 20 August 2014—Celebrating a decade of law enforcement co-operation with Indonesia

Today I joined Indonesian officials to mark the 10th anniversary of the joint Australia-Indonesia Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) in Semarang.The threat of transnational crime and terrorism, including the significant threat posed ... [Published Australian Government - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS suspends all meetings

AFRICA’s sub-regional organisation, the Economic Community of West African States, has suspended all its meetings and activities pending when the sub-region would be able to contain the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease.The decision to suspend all actives ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Working visit of Tajik Interior Minister to China

. (NIAT "Khovar") .- On August 19, Minister of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan Rahimzoda Ramazon Hamro met with the Minister of Public Security of the People's Republic of China Guo Shenkun and secretary of the Political and Legal Commission of the Central ... [Published Khovar - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Belize and Taiwan Sign MOU to Combat Human Trafficking

ByUpdated: August 18, 2014Belize and Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding. (VO) Minister Godwin Hulse signed the memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Labour, Local Government, Rural Development, National Emergency Management ... [Published Love FM Belize - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

US Sanctions Hinder Anti-Drug Cooperation with Moscow – Russian Official

MOSCOW, August 19 (RIA Novosti) - Russian-US anti-drug cooperation is suffering as a result of sanctions, Russian Federal Drug Control Service chief Viktor Ivanov said Tuesday.“The US president has forbidden his police officers from communicating with ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Azerbaijan, Iran team up to combat drug trafficking

By AzerNewsThe Azerbaijani and Iranian officials have discussed the fight against transnational organized crime and cooperation on drug trafficking.Azerbaijani Interior Minister, Colonel-General Ramil Usubov received a delegation led by the Commander ... [Published Today.Az - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Three women on cocaine charges

THREE women are to appear in court Thursday after they were allegedly found with cocaine weighing a total of six pounds during a search by members of the Transnational Crimes and Narcotics Division (TCND) at the Sangster International Airport in Montego ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

UN finalises ‘landmark agreement’ to fight drugs in Burma

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) finalised a four-year memorandum of understanding with the Burmese government on Monday, allowing them to partner on an “integrated programme” aimed at strengthening the rule of law and tackling crime ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dubai drugs summit to hear from Latin America and African experts

The November summit will tackle the global issues of narco-terrorism, drugs and transnational crime. ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Money seized from businessman turned over to gov't

A magistrate has ordered that just under $2 million that was seized from a businessman in 2010 should be forfeited to the Government.The order was made in the Sutton Street Resident Magistrate Court on Thursday.The police report that cash totalling $1.8 ... [Published Power 106 - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 4 reports

Man swallows J$12M

A Venezuelan man swallowed US$103,500 (about J$12M), which he tried to smuggle out of Jamaica. Eddy Alberio Mancipe Ortega, 40, was sentenced to three months in jail and ordered deported when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court ... [Published Jamaica Star - Aug 15 2014]

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"There are a lot of issues in my country that need to be addressed," one of the Sierra Leonean reporters said afterwards, "but only a few journalists are reporting these issues, and the impact has not been felt."
...is a prime motivator that drives transnational crimes," said Nathan Emery, HSI resident agent in charge who administrates the HSI Columbus BCSTF. "Our task force is working every day to dry up the criminals' cash supply and cut off pipelines that support criminal activity."
South African Police Service head of communications Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale told  defenceWeb : "Once suspects cross a border, we call our counterparts in the country the suspects crossed into to accompany us. Once arrested the suspects will be left in the country where the arrest was made while we await the outcome of an extradition application."
"I think both countries acknowledge that much work remains to be done - the threat we all now face is growing, both in terms of size and complexity."

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