OECD joins with Japan to fight financial crime by establishing new academy

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Japan’s Minister of Finance Taro Aso presided today over a signing ceremony to establish a new centre of the OECD International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation in Wako, Japan. The signing, which took place in the margins of the meeting of […]

What’s behind South Korea’s elderly crime wave?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rosamond Hutt, Formative Content Elderly crime is on the rise in South Korea. The number of crimes committed by senior citizens increased by 45% in the past five years, according to police and government statistics reported by the South […]

We have solutions to crime. We just need to scale them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Baillie Aaron, Founder & CEO, Spark Inside Crime and violence are woven into our social fabric. They top every politician’s priority list, make daily newspaper headlines, and cause tremendous harm to society. We already have solutions to these problems. […]

How smart tech helps cities fight terrorism and crime

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Research Director, Igarapé Institute Today’s cities are on the frontline of crime and terrorism. While some of them are clearly more at risk than others, all of them are vulnerable. Not surprisingly, cities are experimenting with […]

Parliament sets up plan to fight the 3,600 criminal rings of EU

A special purpose Committee of the European Parliament adopted this week a package of measures to fight organised crime, corruption and money laundering, setting out an EU action plan for 2014-2019. Blocking organised crime’s financial assets and incomes are on top of the list. This special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering of […]