Research Report: Development Trends of Economic Crimes in Finland in 2000–2009
The development trends of economic crimes in Finland in the twenty‐first century are described in this article. The area of economic crime involves a wide range of offences, a large number of authorities dealing with economic crimes and many types of serious crimes linked to economic criminality. The data for this article was obtained from the police statistic system (Polstat) as well as from annual reports and statistics from several authorities (tax and custom authorities, financial supervision, work protection authorities etc.). In addition, other national and international sources of information on economic crime issues (such as population surveys) were used. The research is related to the discussion on changes in the economic and security environment.
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