Europol’s latest report on cybercrime

On September the 18th, Europol introduced the 2018 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), which is the fifth edition of the report. The IOCTA provides an assessment of emerging cyber threats and key developments in the field of cyberbrime, including payment fraud and online child sexual exploitation. This year, the report also decribes some legislative Read more about Europol’s latest report on cybercrime[…]

Despite Confession, Former El Salvador President’s Sentencing Is Bittersweet

By Tristan Clavel (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez) On 12 september 2018, Eliás Antonio Saca, an ex-president of El Salvador (Central America), was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the embezzlement of more than $300 million and money laundering. The sentencing is an important step in the fight against corruption in El Salvador, but the sentence Read more about Despite Confession, Former El Salvador President’s Sentencing Is Bittersweet[…]

The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations

There is an imaginary, and yet very real line, an unhealed wound, a place of everybody and nobody, that everyone is, invisibly, a part of: it is the frontier that both separates and unites the Northern part of the world, that is democratic, liberal and civilized, and the Southern part, that is poor, haunted by Read more about The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations[…]

Major Spanish operation against a prolific organised crime group in Europe

  On the 26th and 27th of June, 2018, 129 individuals, including leaders, of an organised criminal group in Spain got arrested by the police and the Mossos d’Esquadra. They searched 74 houses in several Spanish cities, capturing €100,000 in cash, as well as non- licensed firearms, bulletproof vests and illicit tobacco. The group was Read more about Major Spanish operation against a prolific organised crime group in Europe[…]