Pharmaceutical crime

Pharmaceutical crime involves the manufacture, trade and distribution of fake, stolen or illicit medicines and medical devices. These products pose a major threat to public health as counterfeit medicines can be harmful or even fatal. At INTERPOL we are working to dismantle the international organized criminal networks behind this type of crime.

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23 February 2015

Namibian President launches national INTERPOL Turn Back Crime campaign

OSHAKATI, Namibia ‒ Highlighting the important role citizens can play in helping police turn back crime, Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba launched his country’s Turn Back Crime campaign at the Oshakati Independence Stadium as part of the Namibian Police Force’s 24th anniversary.

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Cybercrime

Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing areas of crime, due to the speed, convenience and anonymity of modern technologies and the Internet. INTERPOL’s cybercrime programme works to identify emerging threats and to develop tools and services to enable police to respond on an international level.

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19 February 2015

Information sharing is a ‘tripwire’ against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

WASHINGTON DC, USA – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has highlighted the role effective information sharing and border management can play via the world police body’s global network against the global threat of foreign terrorist fighters.

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16 February 2015

Record seizures of fake food and drink in INTERPOL-Europol operation

Thousands of tonnes of fake and sub-standard food and drink have been seized in 47 countries around the world as part of an INTERPOL-Europol coordinated operation.

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Crimes against children

Crimes against children represent a huge challenge for police worldwide and require specialized skills and increased resources. At INTERPOL, we encourage our member countries to make use of our specialized tools to help identify victims from photos and films. Other services help police to track offenders internationally.

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Integrity in sport

Profits from illegal betting and match-fixing run into hundreds of millions of euros each year, with large sums of money then channelled into other illegal activities. At INTERPOL, we are working to combat corruption in sport through a programme that combines training, education and prevention.

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Pharmaceutical crime

Namibian President launches national INTERPOL Turn Back Crime campaign

Cybercrime

Information sharing is a ‘tripwire’ against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

Record seizures of fake food and drink in INTERPOL-Europol operation

Crimes against children

Integrity in sport

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20 February 2015

Togo police arrest suspected child rapist accused of kidnapping two girls from Benin

LOMÉ, Togo – A suspected child rapist from Niger accused of kidnapping two girls in Benin after he escaped from a Niamey prison has been arrested in Togo following international cooperation via INTERPOL.Amadou Boubacar was identified and taken into custody following a joint investigation involving police in Benin, Togo and Niger, supported by INTERPOL’s C...
23 February 2015

Zambia hosts INTERPOL training session against wildlife crime

LUSAKA, Zambia – INTERPOL has held a wildlife crime training course to enhance the skills of police and wildlife officials from Malawi and Zambia in effectively enforcing environmental laws.With a keynote address at the opening ceremony by Zambia’s Inspector General of Police, Stella M. Libongani, trainees from Police, Environmental Authorities and Custom...
16 February 2015

Nepal’s top wildlife criminal nabbed in Malaysia

LYON, France – Nepal’s most wanted wildlife criminal and the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, has been arrested in Malaysia following close international collaboration via INTERPOL channels.Rajkumar Praja, the ringleader of a rhino poaching network in Nepal, is wanted to serve a 15-year sentence for rhino poaching and trading internationally in rhino ho...
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14 April 2015 - 16 April 2015 | Singapore

INTERPOL World

With technological advancements occurring at an unprecedented scale, the world is now confronted with a host of new border-related crime threats that are increasingly complex and intertwined. This cross-sector event will drive security initiatives in four key areas: cybersecurity, safe cities, border management and supply chain security.

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