14 results
The main intention of the project is to educate the elderly about the threat of scam which are made by using methods called "on grandson" or "on the policeman". In effect it will reduce the number of these crimes.
  • Poland
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2017
In the past years, the Slovak Police has repeatedly recorded frauds and other types of criminality committed upon elderly persons via legends. Fraudsters abuse credulity, vulnerability and often the high age or bad health conditions of seniors with the intention to gain cash from them.
  • Slovakia
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016
Its main objective is to help citizens in socially excluded communities with intense social and security problems to become actively involved with their immediate social environment.
  • Bulgaria
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Fraud
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Offenders
  • 2012
This is the Bugarian ECPA entry for 2016. The theme was Prevention of crimes committed on elderly people.
  • Bulgaria
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016
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