Transnational crime: features and basic models

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21564/2225-6555.2021.2.245462

Keywords:

transnational crime, models, criminal activity, trade unions, partnerships, ethnic groups

Abstract

The study found that the features of modern transnational organized crime are: rapid adaptation to realities, instant response to changes and transformations in life and economy, the ability to improve and adjust the methods and tools used in activities; coordination; rationality; thoughtfulness and systematic actions; systematization; the desire to minimize potential risks and get the most profit and maximum profits. Such models of transnational organized crime as: corporate, trade unions, partnerships, ethnic, network are considered.

Modern transnational criminal groups, regardless of model, have been shown to be “well-concealed, well-off criminal communities with a well-defined internal structure, distribution of spheres of influence and functions, and extensive interregional or international ties. It is emphasized that now transnational crime is turning into cybercrime. This is made possible by the fact that it is easier to hide criminal activity on the Internet, anonymity is ensured, and it is possible to act uncontrollably, which, in turn, guarantees security for criminal activity

Author Biography

О. V. Tkachova , Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Criminology and Penal Law

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Published

2022-01-05

Issue

Section

CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY. CRIMINAL EXECUTIVE LAW