Autor: Ruxandra RĂDUCANU

Publicat în: Journal Of Eastern European Criminal Law no. 1/2015

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Abstract: The forms of organized crime are numerous, and the attempts of states to provide the means necessary to eradicate this phenomenon requires international cooperation of States in developing uniform regulations. The main objective of transnational and local groups involved in such activities is to obtain financial benefits. Trafficking in persons can be a form of organized crime, and its regulation in the Romanian legislation by Law no. 278/2001 and subsequent special part of the 2009 Criminal Code took account of international recommendations and regulations. This article seeks to analyze and capture the changes made by the new Criminal Code in relation to criminal offenses of trafficking in persons, trafficking in minors and their relation to the crime of proxenetism.

Keywords: Trafficking in persons; Minors Trafficking; Organized Crime; pandering; financial benefits; exploitation.