Organized Crime Security Threat in Sweden
SWEDEN: Organized crime security threat in Sweden
Gang violence in Sweden continues to increase, acting as the main security threat in the country.
There are around 40 family-based criminal groups operating in Sweden. The families were making their way into business and politics in order to wield more influence, primarily in vulnerable suburbs with residents from immigrant backgrounds.
Travel to Sweden may continue while practicing standard safety procedures and avoiding nonessential travel to police-designated high-risk areas.