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The Role of Informants in Criminal Procedure of Economic Crime; Conditions and Obstacles

Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish-i Huqūq-i Kiyfarī. 2015;3(10):129-156


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Journal Title: Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish-i Huqūq-i Kiyfarī

ISSN: 2345-3575 (Print)

Publisher: Allameh Tabataba'i University Press

Society/Institution: Allameh Tabataba'i University

LCC Subject Category: Law: Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence: Comparative law. International uniform law: Criminal law and procedure

Country of publisher: Iran, Islamic Republic of

Language of fulltext: Persian

Full-text formats available: PDF



azam mahdavipor

najmeh shahrani karani


Double blind peer review

Editorial Board

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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Economic crimes are important and global issue. Discovering and prosecution of economic crimes are imperative difficult. Often it involves government officials, head of business and companies who have some tools for covering their actions. One way of fight against economic crime is formal cooperation of offender with judicial as informant. This method, in one hand, guarantees security and it will insert economic offenders in unsafe situation in the other hand. Encouraging these people, who have more information about criminal action than anybody else, is important. UN convention on corruption recognized the important role of such people in the fight against crimes and provided certain rules such as article37, under cooperation with law enforcement authorities about this subject. This paper deals with the role of informants in Criminal Procedure of Economic Crime.