Organized crime

TSAS WP17-04: ‘Reporting Suspicion in Canada Insights from the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing’

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2017
Description:

Following the premise that suspicion is less an event than a process, how do banks produce suspicion about financial transactions for reporting purposes? To what extent the quality of suspicious – …

An examination of the links between international terrorism and transnational organized crime: moving beyond the factual nexus in Multi-Faceted Approach to Radicalization in Terrorist Organizations

Publisher: IOS Press
Year: 2011
Description:

Abstract: Transnational organized crime and terrorism have been viewed as distinct entities. However, much attention has been given in recent years on the complex linkages between the two phenomena and – …

Searching for suitable homicide co-offenders among gang members

Year: 2015

To prevent the Existence of People Dedicated to Causing Trouble: Dirty Work, Social Control and Paramilitaries in Colombia

Geography: South America
Year: 2016

Hezbollah’s Global Tentacles: The Party of God’s Convergence with Transnational Organized Crime

Year: 2016

The puzzling resilience of transnational organized criminal networks

Year: 2016

A group-based recidivist sentencing premium? The role of context and cohort effects in the sentencing of terrorist offenders

Geography: Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Despite recent interest in terrorism little is known about the sentencing of terrorist offenders, and the impact of cohort effects on the sentencing patterns of offenders over the course of – …

Neighbourhood Effects on Fear of Crime in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Fear of crime is a social problem with potentially serious consequences, including altering or restricting one’s behaviour. Changes to one’s routine for this purpose are known as constrained behaviours. Although – …

The International Monetary Fund and Surveillance

Year: 2014

Keeping promises: Logic models, and the design or a new classification of gang control strategies.

Year: 2013

Advances in research on illicit networks

Year: 2013

Investing in people: Social networks in the diffusion of a large-scale fraud

Year: 2013

Opportunity structures of organized crime

Year: 2013

Efficacité des initiatives de contrôle des gangs de rue: Une revue systématique des recherches évaluatives

Year: 2014

Risk assessment and management of group-based violence

Author(s): Cook--Alana
Year: 2014
Description:

Group-based violence (GBV) may be defined as actual, attempted, or threatened physical injury that is deliberate and nonconsensual, perpetrated by one or more individuals whose decisions and behaviour are influenced – …

Illicit Drugs and International Security: Towards UNGASS 2016

Author(s): Gomis– Benoît
Publisher: Chatham House
Year: 2014

Rise of Self-Defense Groups Highlights Mexico’s State-Level Security Challenges

Geography: Mexico, North America
Year: 2014
Description:

The inhabitants of Michoacan, a state on Mexico’s Pacific coastline, must feel a grim sense of deja vu regarding recent developments surrounding organized crime-related violence in the region. Seven years – …

Inside Criminal Networks

Publisher: Springer
Year: 2009

Crime and Networks

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2014

The Social Network of Hackers

Year: 2012
Description:

Social researchers are facing more and more challenges as criminal networks are expanding in size and moving to the Internet. Many efforts are currently under way to enhance the technical – …

The Criminal Ecology of Payment Systems: How ‘Identity Theft’ Evolved from Plastic Counterfeiting to ‘Crime of the Century’

Author(s): Dupont-- Benoit
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2012
Description:

Benoit Dupont offers an alternative analytical framework that relies on the concept of coevolution between “identity theft” as we know it and the development of a new payment system from – …

Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security: A New Research Agenda

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012

Terrorism in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico), 1970-2010: A Research Note

Year: 2012
Description:

The shooting on September 5, 2012 at Parti Quebecois headquarters in Montreal that police now describe as a full blown assassination attempt against this party’s “premier-designate” Pauline Marois, resulted in – …

Assessing Cyber Threats to Canadian Infrastructure

Publisher: CSIS
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to examine the cyber threat environment confronting Canada’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI), with a particular focus on four key sectors and their – …