Anna-Greta Pekkarinen Hai Luong Donato Vozza Aleksandras Dobryninas Diorella Islas Maryja Šupa

Criminal business models and enablers

A Talk by Donato Vozza , Aleksandras Dobryninas , Diorella Islas , Anna-Greta Pekkarinen , Maryja Šupa and Hai Luong

About this Talk

In this session, Donato Vozza from University of Roehampton London, will present his paper on an under-explored relationship: ‘Organized criminal groups and professional enablers: Breaking the partnership in crime in the area of taxation’, this presentation will introduce in the debate the notion of “organized tax crime”. After this intervention, Anna-Greta Pekkarinen will present the findings of her research, which examines the business models & modus operandi of labour trafficking. Aleksandras Dobryninas and Maryja Šupa will deliver a presentation on the topic of ‘Crimmigration in Lithuanian online media’, about the unprecedented wave of illicit migration through the Belarusian-Lithuanian border that Lithuania faced in 2021. The session will conclude with a presentation by Hai Thanh Luong, who will speak about Vietnamese cannabis growers building up their syndicates in Australia.

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM

10:00 PM - 11:15 PM

About The Speakers

Donato Vozza

Donato Vozza

University of Roehampton


Aleksandras Dobryninas

Aleksandras Dobryninas

Vilnius University

Professor of Sociology, Chair of the Department of Criminology at the Institute of Sociology and Social Work, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University, Lithuania.


Diorella Islas

Diorella Islas

International Fellow, Women In International Security

International Fellow at Women in International Security, private consultant and lecturer at Tec de Monterrey.


Anna-Greta Pekkarinen

Anna-Greta Pekkarinen

Junior Researcher, European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)

Researcher at European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI), focusing especially on labour exploitation, trafficking & victims' rights.


Maryja Šupa

Maryja Šupa

Vilnius University

Researcher in technology and crime at the Department of Criminology, Vilnius University, Lithuania.


Hai Luong

Hai Luong

Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

Cross-border crime, transnational organized crime in Asia, drug trafficking, migrant smuggling, harm reduction, policing and police training, and environmental crimes and biological threats.