This paper aims to examine the “effectiveness” of the Cyprus police in investigating credit card fraud.
In total, 19 semi‐structured interviews with key criminal justice personnel were undertaken to assess the current capacity of police in investigating credit card fraud.
The paper discovers that a far more co‐ordinated approach is needed to tackle credit card fraud in Cyprus, with a lack of specialised knowledge of fraud a major concern.
All interview schedules were sent before the interviews took place and three of the respondents provided written responses only.
This is the first study of its kind that involved primary research interviewing 19 key personnel involved in policing credit card fraud in Cyprus.
Papadopoulos, A. and Brooks, G. (2011), "The investigation of credit card fraud in Cyprus: reviewing police “effectiveness”", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 18 No. 3, pp. 222-234. https://doi.org/10.1108/13590791111147442
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