Tag: crime

OPINION | Government and police are failing fraud victims

British police and the UK government are woefully failing to prioritise fraud as a crime, leading to greater need for third parties to step in with efforts such as private prosecutions, suggests Shaun Reardon-John.

OPINION: Martin Kenney on new economic crime law & seizing oligarch wealth

Will the U.K.’s new Economic Crime Act really help crack down on illicit wealth? That’s the question posed by Martin Kenney in an exclusive opinion piece for the Toronto Star, who points out that loopholes in the UK’s new Economic Crime Act will restrict the its effectiveness and fall short of what transparency campaigners have long been demanding.