Recommendation paper: A holistic approach towards preventing fencing

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In order to tackle fencing, an elaborate approach aimed at several focus areas while including various partners is needed. This paper discusses four focus areas that make up the phenomenon of fencing. The first focus area targets frequently stolen goods by sharing some marking techniques, as well as methods for making stolen goods less sustainable. The second focus area is aimed at the fences and their customers by discussing databases and awareness-raising methods for reaching both target groups. The third focus area discusses several legislative and administrative measures that can be implemented to tackle stolen goods markets as a whole. Finally, the fourth overarching focus area elaborates on various stakeholders that should be included to tackle fencing as a whole.