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EUCPN Thematic Paper no. 10 - Organised Crime Targeting Elderly People

This theoretical paper is published by the EUCPN Secretariat in connection with the theme of the Slovakian Presidency, which was organised crime targeting elderly people. The growing...

  • European Union
  • Organised property crime
  • Fraud
  • Elderly
  • Target groups
  • Research
  • EUCPN Output
  • 2017
The 10th toolbox in the series published by the EUCPN Secretariat focusses on the main theme of the Slovakian Presidency and the 2016 Best Practice Conference and European Crime Prevention Award, which is the ‘Prevention of organised crimes targeting elderly people’.
  • European Union
  • Organised property crime
  • Fraud
  • Target groups
  • Elderly
  • EUCPN Output
  • Research
  • Toolbox
  • 2018
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