When the traces of crime become digital – The latest fedpol Annual Report is out

How did criminals keep us busy in 2018? And how did we put a stop to their activities? Come with us on the digital trail and walk in the multiplex tracks of serious crime. You can read the 2018 fedpol Annual Report here.

Topics

Dossier: The Swiss Coordination Unit against the Trafficking of Persons and Smuggling of Migrants

Human Trafficking

According to the internationally accepted definition, trafficking in persons is the recruitment, transportation, harbouring or receipt of persons for the purpose of exploitation, and is a punishable offence in Switzerland under Article 182 of the Swiss Criminal Code (SCC).

Dossier: Corruption
Dossier

Corruption

Corruption is the term used to describe improper activities by persons in a position of trust in the public sector, in the judiciary, in political circles, in companies that operate at a national and/or an international level, or in non-profit organisations (such as associations or trusts) in order to gain an unjustifiable material or immaterial advantage.

Dossier: Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS)
Dossier

Money Laundering

The Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS) at the Federal Office of Police (fedpol) is Switzerland’s central money laundering office and functions as a relay and filtration point between financial intermediaries and the law enforcement agencies

Dossier: A common-sense approach to using the internet
Dossier

A common-sense approach to using the internet

Cyber criminals are after one thing in particular ‒ money. To avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime, use common sense when on the internet and protect yourself and your computer.
If you come across suspicious matter online or fall victim to cybercrime, report the incident to fedpol.