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- 80 The percentage of banks in Asia without a formal plan to create customer awareness of online financial fraud, according to a survey by Readiminds.

Supply-Chain Security

- As supply chains expand in size and complexity due to globalization, criminals have an easier time defrauding businesses, says a new report from Kroll.

Click to Send Illegal Money

- Criminals, drug dealers, and terrorists have a new way of transferring money undetected: disposable cell phones. Regulators appear unsure how to react.

Gangs: Experts Advocate Prevention over Prosecution and Prison

- Experts tell Congress that gang prevention strategies work better and are more cost effective than prosecution and prison.

FBI: Violent and Property Crime Down in 2007

- Violent and property crime have decreased in 2007, reports the FBI, but government officials say one year does not establish a trend.

Arms Smuggling

- American arms are fueling Mexico’s murderous drug war. Discover what was revealed in recent congressional hearings.

Insider Theft, Fires, and Vandals Top List of Museum Concerns

- Museums should address insider threats.

Euro Counterfeiting

- Euros were said to be immune to counterfeiting, but officials last year admitted an increase in seizures of fake bills and coins. Find out how counterfeiters do it.

São Paulo Progress

- Learn how São Paulo, Brazil, has cut murders by two-thirds since 2000 and may finally reduce homicides below the UN’s threshold definition of epidemic violence.

College Crime Day

- Division-I college football games cause an uptick in crime, a new study finds, but it worsens when an upset occurs.

Discouraging Loiterers by Design

- Urban properties that face challenges from loiterers, such as the homeless, can use crime prevention through environmental design principles to solve the problem.

College Football's Crime Connection

- New research indicates that communities that host college football games experience more assaults on game day, especially if the home team loses.

Reclaiming Stolen Assets from Corrupt Autocrats

- Anti-corruption advocates are finding international opposition to legal regimes to reclaim looted assets, but the tide may be turning.
 




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