Greater Cooperation Needed To Stop Criminals Profiting From COVID-19 Pandemic, U.N. SG Urges
U.N. News: Greater cooperation urged worldwide as criminals seek to profit from COVID-19
“With criminal networks looking to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical for governments to work together in line with a landmark U.N. treaty to combat human trafficking, gun smuggling, and other cross-border crimes, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday. His comments came in a video message to the latest meeting of countries which have signed the U.N. Convention against Transnational Organized Crime…” (10/12).
Additional coverage of cybercriminals diverting billions in COVID-19 relief funds in the U.S. is available from POLITICO.