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The press review is a long-term objective of the Association turing it into a real observatory of transnational crime facts around the planet.

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Get last informations about organized crime research over the word. Studies, books, researche, reports, announcements.

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The last press and media information about what is going on on organized crime around the world. We gather more than 500 news in 5 different languages every day. We try to provide some selection on illegal trafficking and organized crime.

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We publish our press announcements on the different activities regarding the network and our association’s activities.

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Recent News

Swiss leaks : connections between HSBC and suspected criminals

HSBC’s Swiss bank concealed large sums of money for people facing allegations of serious wrongdoing, including drug-running, corruption and money

Chase Ergen appointed Representative for the Caribbean by OCO

St Kitts, January 2015 Telecom entrepreneur and globetrotter Charles Edward Krasny Ergen has been appointed OCO (Organized Crime Observatory)

Italy’s new president decries organized crime in first speech

President Sergio Mattarella called on Italian lawmakers to make fighting organized crime and corruption a priority, using his first speech as head of

Fighting organized crime with open source : regulatory strategies

A publication from IOS Press was released in 2014, by numerous academics from the Institute of Law and Technology (Autonomous University of

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