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U.N.: Crime generates trillions of dollars each year

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

VIENNA (AP) – Criminality worldwide generates proceeds in the trillions of dollars each year, making crime one of the world's "top 20 economies," a senior U.N. official said Monday. With the scope of global crime — and particularly organized crime — threatening emerging economies and fomenting international instability, Yury Fedotov called for concerted world action to combat the trend.
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Increased concern over world economy

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