Emerging trends in digital crime in Africa

2020-10-15

Online crime presents a bigger security risk for law enforcement in Africa than ever before. As digital access has increased across the continent, organised crime groups have turned to the Internet to conduct their illicit business. This webinar examines the latest trends and the wide availability of cyber tools that enable organised crime groups to commit a range of crimes. It will provide an overview of online criminal activities in Africa, focusing on digital vigilantism and the illicit wildlife trade.

Chairperson: Nathalie Richard-Bober, ENACT Coordinator, INTERPOL

Speakers:

Yann Le Cloarec, Criminal Intelligence Analyst, INTERPOL

Karen Allen, Senior Research Advisor, Emerging Threats in Africa, Institute for Security Studies

Carl Miller, Research Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos and Senior Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Enquiries: 

Chloe Desbenoit, Phone:+33.4.72445725, Email: c.desbenoit@interpol.int

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