Several months ago there was a very small earthquake nearby. We barely felt the building move, so just to verify that it wasn’t my imagination playing tricks on me, I logged into Facebook and pretty soon found out that some of my geographically close friends felt it as well. It took several more minutes for the news to propagate to the public media.
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Banks are extremely ordered organizations. One get to be like that when dealing with other people’s money and charging a retainer for those services, all while employing skilled workers on average wages.
It’s very noticeable that we are undergoing some new changes in enterprise computing. Some would say that it’s the cloud computing buzz, while other would say that it’s the fact that consumers now have more computing power then before while it’s mobile and close to their fingertips.
As part of the implementation of the FATF guidelines for a local AML (anti money laundry) law, we were involved in the development of countrywide financial data analysis system. It was a learning experience that we would like to share.
Most investigations that deal with crime for profit require that some analysis will be made regarding the economic data that was gathered in the case. Such data can include credit card transactions when dealing with CC fraud, Bank transactions when dealing with money laundering and even transactions in property such as vehicles and real-estate when trying to account for hidden assets as part of a layering scheme.
Production function is a function that model the output of a firm or an industry as a function of the resources needed for that output.
In police work the resources can be police officers, cars, communication devices and so on. All with cost tags attached, just like in any profit driven firm. However the output of security agencies is multifaceted and the services are supplied to the public with no cost, so there is a real problem of finding the optimal allocation of resources.
Traffic offences are a major concern in most modern jurisdictions.
However controlling those offences is resource intensive and should be managed efficiently as with other LEA resources. Continue reading “Traffic offences treatment” »