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Global Crime Issues
Margaret Locklear
CJA/394
Dave Sicilian
June 15, 2015

Global Crime Issues Crime exists in all walks of life, and all over the world. Some crimes only affect the country in which they are committed. However, many crimes make an impact on the criminal justice system on a global level. When a crime can harm every country, it can be harder to combat. It takes the unity of each country to slow down or put an end to global criminal issues. Examples of crimes that disturb the criminal justice system on a global level are drug and weapon trafficking. One crime in particular that has been brought to light in recent years that affects the world is human trafficking. One way that human trafficking is becoming a worldwide issue is through the use of the internet. Perpetrators or organized crime groups can go on the internet and find people they want to “buy.” Most of the websites are considered “underground or black market” sites and access is available through memberships. The pages to follow will address what human trafficking is and how the worldwide criminal justice systems are combatting the issue. There will be a summary of a news story covering a cybercrime that had a worldwide impact. Following the story, will be a discussion on how the worldwide criminal justice systems handle the incident. Lastly, an opinion on the effectiveness of the systems’ response to the issue and suggestions for future responses to combat or prevent cyber crimes will be provided.
Defining human trafficking The words, human trafficking, sum up their meaning. One can define this crime as slavery of the modern age (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2015). For professional and academic reasons, human trafficking is the recruitment, transfer, or receipt of a person. Humans can be trafficked using a threat, force, abduction, fraud, and coercion (United Nations…...

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