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Criminological measures to counteract corruption offences in the field of illegal gambling

Anara S. Berdaliyeva (Department of Special Legal Disciplines, Law Enforcement Academy Under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kosshy, Kazakhstan)
Alexandr I. Kim (Department of Special Legal Disciplines, Law Enforcement Academy Under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kosshy, Kazakhstan)
Aliya M. Seraliyeva (Department of Jurisprudence, Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan)
Aivazkhan A. Gassanov (Department of Social and Legal Disciplines, SILKWAY International University, Shymkent, Kazakhstan)
Makhambet V. Dunentayev (Department of Criminal Law Disciplines, Kh. Dosmukhamedov Atyrau University, Atyrau, Kazakhstan)

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

Article publication date: 30 December 2021

Issue publication date: 2 January 2023

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Abstract

Purpose

Despite all the anti-corruption measures and anti-corruption initiatives, people offer or accept bribes without any hesitation. As anywhere in the world, the negative consequences of corruption lead to a reduction in direct investment, increase inequality and poverty, distort and use public investment and reduce public revenues. The purpose of this article is to study the criminological measures to counteract corruption offences in the field of illegal gambling.

Design/methodology/approach

The methodological basis of the study is the provisions of the theory of knowledge: the laws of dialectical materialism, philosophical categories and scientific principles of cognition of social and legal reality.

Findings

Although many components of foreign state anti-corruption programmes are quite problematic to apply in modern realities in the Republic of Kazakhstan, according to legal scholars, through gradual implementation into the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan because of the systematic improvement by the state of the content of regulations and responsible implementation of anti-corruption strategies. In this regard, one of the conditions in the fight against corruption is actions aimed at using the best practices of countries that are similar to each other in terms of religion, habits, traditions, ethics and morality.

Originality/value

Anti-corruption initiatives using information and communication technologies, such as digital public services and e-government, crowdsourcing platforms, tools for exposing, transparency portals, blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies can provide significant assistance in combating manifestations of corruption in the field of illegal gambling on the internet in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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Citation

Berdaliyeva, A.S., Kim, A.I., Seraliyeva, A.M., Gassanov, A.A. and Dunentayev, M.V. (2023), "Criminological measures to counteract corruption offences in the field of illegal gambling", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp. 4-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-11-2021-0246

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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