EU: Council of the European Union: Report on: European Police Chiefs Convention

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Attended by All 27 EU Member States plus Albania, Australia, Colombia, Croatia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway, Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and the USA. Includes sections on cyber-crime and "Itinerant organised crime groups":

"But there are two main reasons why the criminal offences deriving from itinerant groups cannot be tolerated. The first one is of course the fact that the criminal offences cannot be viewed as isolated incidents, as they are pearls on either a string of poverty-led actions, or on a string of well-organised persons...

"It seems that itinerant is the right word to use – the opposite of a sedentary life - no base, constantly on the move. It calls to mind the idea of perpetual movement, of a wandering way of life, a lack of permanent base or registered address. It is the opposite of a sedentary lifestyle.

See: Full report (11572/12, pdf)

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