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In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
  • European Union
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2016
In Cyprus, there are many criminal offences that fall under the category of Property Crime. The main ones are:  Theft  Criminal offences related to Theft  Criminal Trespassing  Robbery and Extortion  Burglary during the night, Burglary and similar criminal offences  False pretenses  Issue of Cheques without security  Fencing  Fraud by Trustees and Person in a Position of Trust and False Accounting  Usury and Profiteering Please note that, for an offence to be considered as Organized, there has to be involvement of an Organized Criminal Group.
  • Cyprus
  • Organised property crime
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019
Organised property crime encompasses a range of different criminal activities carried out predominantly by highly mobile OCGs operating across the EU. Organised burglaries, thefts and robberies as well as motor vehicle crime and the trafficking of cultural goods all fall into this broad category of criminal activity. However the OCGs carrying different types of property crime are also highly diverse.
  • Finland
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

For the Luxembourg police, burglary prevention is a priority. The national office of crime prevention takes care of the organisation of the various preventive campaigns and tries to bring...

  • Luxembourg
  • Organised property crime
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

The definition of trafficking in human beings is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or reception of persons, including the exchange or transfer of control over those...

  • Cyprus
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019