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The plan to introduce 10 freeports across the UK after Brexit has drawn attention in recent weeks. Introducing these provenly risky ‘special economic zones’ sits uneasily alongside the UK’s wider efforts to ramp up the fight against economic crime. 

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The year 2013 brought us the now infamous ‘Horsemeat Scandal’, providing the public with a previously unthinkable indication of the scale of crime in the UK’s food supply chain. Recognising the detrimental impact on public confidence, then-Secretaries of State for Environment, Food and Rural...

Jay S. Albanese is a professor in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.  He received the Ph.D. from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Dr. Albanese served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of...

Mark Button has led research for the National Fraud Authority and ACPO on fraud victims, which involved interviews with the largest group of fraud victims to date in the UK. He has also conducted research for Acromas on ‘Crash-for-Cash’ fraudsters. He has been involved in research on fraud...

King Carl Tornam Duho is a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualified accountant and research consultant with an interest in policy-based and cutting-edge research in accounting, economics, and finance. His focus is on providing transdisciplinary quantitative and qualitative...

As Visiting Professor Urban & Maritime Security Research Group, operationalise research by reflecting on experience and expertise from 30 years law enforcement with a focus on Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism.  As former Head of OCCT in Scotland, developed and built a command structure...

Following a career in forensic services within UK policing, Pete Easterbrook joined the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the UK government regulator of the private security industry. He is experienced in the investigation of crime within this sector, and has a particular interest in the extent...

Ephraim Ehrhardt is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance Change & Controls Programme for Standard Chartered Bank, UK and Europe. He is a former Head of Financial Crime and Controls at Barclays UK. He holds experience across multiple sectors and Industries, with a paritulcar focus in Anti-...

Viv Ellis has been a Financial Investigator with the Metropolitan Police since 2012, and is accredited by the National Crime Agency. He specialises in recovery of the proceeds of crime in both civil and criminal investigations within the Met’s Serious and Organised Crime Command. Viv joined the...

Steve has over 25 years experience in criminal justice, organised crime, intelligence, and anti money-laundering gathered from roles within the public, private, and civil society sectors. He is now focused on the use of skills and expertise in advancing new paradigms in fighting trafficking -...

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