Tag Archives: Combating

Combating Enemies Online: State-Sponsored and Terrorist Use of the Internet

New report from Heritage Foundation: “Even before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, security experts were becoming increasingly concerned about the vulnerability of U.S. computer systems and associated infrastructure. The 9/11 attacks amplified these concerns. Less attention, however, has… … Continue reading

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Attorneys Blachly & Pasieczny Present on Combating Financial Elder Abuse

Today, over 46 million Americans are 65 years of age or older. This accounts for nearly 15% of the population. According to the Population Reference Bureau, that number is projected to more than double by the year 2060. It will … Continue reading

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Landmark Bill Combating Wildlife Trafficking Reintroduced in the House

On January 30, 2019, Reps. Don Young (R-AK) and John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Wildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019 (H.R. 864). This bipartisan, groundbreaking legislation enhances the ability of informants worldwide to detect and report wildlife crimes. It … Continue reading

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Human trafficking: is our system for combating it fit for purpose?

Human trafficking or modern slavery is one of the most appalling forms of criminal activity today. It’s also one of the most widespread and fastest-growing. The International Labour Organisation believes that at any one time at least 40.3 million people … Continue reading

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Empowering whistleblowers is the key to combating wildlife crime

Photo Credit: Leslie Rose PhotographyWhistleblowers have been effective at combatting financial and corporate crime, but are sorely lacking in the sphere of wildlife crime. If empowered to combat it, whistleblowers could be fundamental to dismantling the wildlife crime economy, writes … Continue reading

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