TYPOLOGY REPORTS: A NEW WEAPON IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE ONLINE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

On 20 September, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime has published this report, saying that for several decades, crime typology reports have been successfully applied in the financial industry to assist bank analysts and law enforcement agencies with recognising incidences of money laundering and terror financing.  Research analysed common characteristics among social media posts advertising exotic pets and illegal wildlife parts to determine if typologies could be developed to assist law enforcement, tech firms, the financial industry and other civil society organisations in detecting and tackling wildlife trade offenders in the online sphere and specifically on social media platforms.

https://globalinitiative.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/MMFU-ExpandingTheArsenal-web-v4.pdf

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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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