Fighting Corruption through International Cooperation

Public corruption investigations have resulted in record fines, numerous prison sentences, and even political fallout in several Latin American countries. The investigation and prosecution of Odebrecht scandal illustrates some of the ways that countries can work together to reduce public corruption.

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Interviewing Victims of Human Trafficking

This course addresses how to recognize signs and symptoms of trauma; conduct thoughtful and effective victim interviews that will minimize re-traumatization; and implement trauma-informed strategies that enhance victim safety and participation.

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Corporate and Government Responsibility to Protect Data and Assist Law Enforcement

This article will examine the current state of affairs with respect to protecting data and make some recommendations about how to ensure that corporations and government institutions take their role seriously to protect citizens’ personal information.

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Overcoming Hurdles to Secure Evidence from Social Media Companies in Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecutions

This article identifies primary hurdles international prosecutors face when attempting to collect evidence of a crime from social media companies and offers some recommendations to help reduce cybercrime.

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Global Cooperative Efforts to Prevent Cybercrime

Cybercrime is constantly becoming more sophisticated and neither criminal laws, best practices, nor policies addressing cross-border cybercrime have kept up with it.

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Handling Consumer Protection Matters: Global and Joint Approaches Taken To Investigate and Prosecute Cases

Prosecutors and investigators must work together – and with their international counterparts – to protect their citizens from the harms caused by fraudulent products and services.

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The Impact Money Laundering and Security Threats have on Prosecutors’ Abilities to Deter and Lessen the Effect of the Illegal Trade of Persons and Goods

The illegal trade of goods and people is, almost exclusively, motivated purely by financial gain. Disrupting these criminal enterprises requires a thorough understanding of the trafficking eco-system.

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Prosecutors and Investigators Working Seamlessly To Address Non-Traditional Crimes Using Unconventional Strategies

It is a difficult task ascertaining the best ways prosecutors and investigators can address non-traditional criminal activity concerning illegal trade when typical remedies are ineffective. Additionally, these criminal enterprises are more and more frequently taking advantage of the global economy and transit capabilities, as well as advances in technology that defy traditional investigative techniques.

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How Motivating Factors and Vulnerabilities Contribute to the Proliferation of Illegal Trade in Persons and Goods Resulting in Global Harm Economically and Societally

2017 International Fellows Carlos Zamarripa Aguirre, Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of Guanajuato, Mexico; Catherine Ford, State Advocate, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions: Western Cape, National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa, South Africa; Kirsta Leeburg Melton, Deputy Criminal Chief, Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section, Office of the Attorney General, Texas;…

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Fighting Injustice through Humanizing the Faces of Illegal Trade

2017 International Fellows Keith Alder, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, New South Wales, Australia; Mike Chibita, Director of Public Prosecutions, Uganda; Luciana Frota, Drug Crimes State Prosecutor, Brazil; Leigh Gwathney, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Trials Division, Alabama, USA; Solange Legras, Attorney General, Chief of International Division, France; Raul Solis, Prosecutor, Criminal Cases Investigation, Peru. This…

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