ORGANISED CRIME THREATENS GLOBAL OCEAN SUSTAINABILITY

On 27 August, OCCRP says in an article that maritime and fishing communities around the world are particularly vulnerable to organized crime which threatens an economy that globally puts 17% of protein on the table, according to a new report.  The types of organised crimes which threaten that economy include everything from fraud and corruption to smuggling and slave labour, according to the report.  Fraud is rampant almost everywhere in the supply chain, from fishermen falsifying how much they caught or from where they sourced their catch to evade sanctions on overfishing to processors mislabelling products to avoid taxes and tariffs.

The report is at –

https://www.oceanpanel.org/

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/13026-organized-crime-threatens-global-ocean-sustainability

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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