The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic is having profound impacts on society and the economy, and it will also influence and shape organized crime and illicit markets. The institutional response to the pandemic and the consequent reshaping of socio-economic norms worldwide will affect how criminal networks operate, as well as the nature of law-enforcement responses to them.
A new policy brief from the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime examines the impact of COVID-19 on crime: This is the first in a series and every week as part of our #CovidCrimeWatch, we will publish a series of articles about the pandemic and organised crime.
More in the links above and here: https://globalinitiative.net/crime-contagion-impact-covid-crime/
(Edited by Kudzai Chinoda - original submission Thursday, 26 March 2020, 3:09 PM)