USA Law Enforcement supports #TURNBACKCRIME

Support from around the world


We are delighted to see police around the world getting involved in the campaign.

Several agencies and units in the USA - from the FBI to the US Coast Guard - have voiced their support.

The global law enforcement community faces a complicated and evolving set of challenges. Turn Back Crime helps build links between police and the general public in a combined response to...

social networks


More than 600 raids carried out across South America led to the seizure of $27M in fake goods: #TurnBackCrime 22 hours 55 min ago Could that recent pack of cigarettes you bought be funding the illegal arms trade? A few ways to find out: 1 day 21 hours ago

Buying fake or pirated goods can fuel the underground activities of criminal networks. You might think you’re getting a good deal on your new handbag or DVD...

Reduce the impact on the environment

Stay safe

Imagine you’re on vacation (so far so good) and looking to buy a souvenir to take back home. You want something beautiful, exotic – perhaps a piece of coral, an ivory figure, a wood carving, or some traditional food or medicine. But do you really know what’s behind these products?

If you look a bit deeper, you might find that some of the most innocent-looking products, if not illegal...

Stay safe on the Internet

What are the risks? What can you do?


For most of us, it’s impossible to imagine living without the Internet, but are you aware of the risks to your safety?

Children and young people are particularly vulnerable, but adults can also be duped into building up relationships with people who are not who they say they are.

Trafficking in illicit goods and counterfeiting

Success stories

May 2014: Operation Jupiter nets fake goods worth USD 27 million

In more than 600 raids carried out across South America, law enforcement officers seized fake goods worth USD 27.4 million and placed nearly 800 people under investigation. INTERPOL praised the commitment and bravery of the law enforcement officials in the field, who sometimes find themselves quite...


How do crimes affect you?

What do we mean by organized ‘crime’?

We’re not talking about minor offences. We’re talking about transnational, large-scale crimes, run by extensive and complex criminal enterprises.

Crimes that cross national borders, time zones, languages and jurisdictions.