Crime in Modern Britain

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  • Examples of new crimes that are actually old
    • Continuity or change?
      • Some modern crimes seem to show change however many are continued. However technology created new ways to steal.
    • Smuggling
      • Smuggling legal and illegal rights without paying tax has happened for centuries. In modern Britain alcohol and people trafficking people for forced labour are very serious crimes. However in past were social crimes as they benefitted more than harmed
    • Terrorism
      • Not new however done with new weapons, meaning civilians are at risk
      • 7 July 2005 members of Al Qaeda attacked Central London killing 52 people. Gunpowder plot- older form of terrorism

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