Fast surge in organised crime an ‘existential’ danger to the state, record unearths

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Organised crime is emerging abruptly throughout SA with dire implications for the economic system and the rustic’s balance, an international analysis frame reported on Wednesday. 

Director of the International Initiative Towards Transnational Organised Crime (GI-TOC) Mark Shaw described emerging organised crime as “an existential danger to SA’s democratic establishments, economic system, and other people. It ceaselessly lies at the back of and connects apparently disparate legal incidents we see happen each day.”

On Wednesday, GI-TOC printed an in-depth find out about of 15 “embedded and inter-connected legal markets”, indicating an alarming upward thrust in extortion, kidnapping, organised theft, organised violence, corruption, robbery of important infrastructure, unlawful mining, taxi industry-related crime, natural world and fishing crime, cybercrime and financial and fiscal crime. 

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