Organised crime less about guns and more about 'preying on the vulnerable'

Organised crime less about guns and more about 'preying on the vulnerable'
 

Serious organised crime is part of everyday life in many of Scotland's communities, according to a new report.
Less about gangs, guns and assassinations, organised crime is now about preying on the vulnerable, "helping" when there are welfare and benefits shortfalls.
Local people described well-known crime "firms, families and faces".
Findings from the 18-month study will be discussed by Scotland's Serious Organised Crime Taskforce on Monday.
Commissioned by the Scottish government, the 100-page document called Community Experiences of Serious Organised Crime in Scotland... read more

 
4 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 94
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