ADAPTABILITY OF ORGANIZED CRIMINAL GROUPS TO THE SITUATION CAUSED BY THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC
The pandemic caused by the COVID 19 virus, which has been inflicting huge human casualties and material damage to economies around the planet for months, has not escaped organized criminal groups (OCGs). Many activities affected by the OK have also been affected by the situation caused by the Corona virus. Tourism, catering, international transport are just some of the economic activities that were previously the target of OCGs. However, the security forces did not have a long break. Organized crime quickly adapted to the new situation and attacked some new economic and social activities that were not its primary targets before. After the easing of measures and the opening of economies and markets in some countries, many business owners have become easy targets. The OCGs, which had large piles of money from previous years, were just waiting for the right moment to return to the game using proven methods such as blackmail, threats, and greening.
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