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Alexandra Wrage, President of TRACE, the anti-bribery business association, discusses bribery risk, COVID-19 and the susceptibility of transportation supply chains.

Corruption has long pervaded transport operations. A 2014 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) study found that the transportation and storage sector tied with the construction sector for the second-most foreign bribery cases.  Of bribes involving public officials, 11% were paid to customs officials.

A combination of factors make transport operations particularly susceptible to bribery. Frequent port calls, border crossings and customs checks involve routine and...

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RECORDED CARGO CRIMES IN EMEA UP 114.7% IN 2019 TO 8,548 INCIDENTS, WITH LOSSES EXCEEDING €137 MILLION

Recorded cargo thefts from supply chains in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) more than doubled to 8,548 incidents in 2019 and...
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CENTRAL POLICE SERVICES FOR TRANSPORT CRIME ARE ESSENTIAL TO TACKLE CROSS-BORDER CARGO THEFTS AND LINKS TO OTHER FORMS OF SERIOUS CRIME

Cross-border losses remain one of the biggest challenges for cargo crime and insurance investigations – a fact that is well-known, and...
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EUROPOL OPERATION LEADS TO 68 ARRESTS FOR €10 MILLION ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ HEISTS FROM MOVING TRUCKS

An unprecedented law enforcement operation involving five countries has resulted in the taking down of one of the most active networks of...
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CYBERATTACKS ON SUPPLY CHAINS ARE EMPHASIZING THE NEED TO DEVELOP CLOSER INTELLIGENCE SHARING RELATIONSHIPS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Last year, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that cybercrime would cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015....
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TAPA APAC’S ‘CORONAVIRUS IMPACT’ WEBINAR DISCUSSES THE CURRENT MANUFACTURING SITUATION IN CHINA

The global outbreak of the Covid-19 virus is still creating more questions than answers for both the general public, governments and...
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