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Organised and transnational crime

Organised crime places a significant burden on international economies and communities each year in terms of lost revenue and costs to criminal justice, social, health and welfare systems. Recent estimates suggest the total annual cost of organised crime in Australia alone is between $10 and $15 billion. This form of crime generally reaches across borders and can include corruption, trafficking in drugs or in people, and laundering money.


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ISOC 2013

29-30 July 2013, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Current and future responses to transnational crime will be discussed at the 2nd International Serious and Organised Crime (ISOC) 2013 conference, with the overarching themes of future directions for law enforcement and organised crime, organised crime risks, and policing organised crime