Adeline-Cristina COZMA is a PhD student at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Postgraduate with a master diploma in tourism, at Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University, and also undergraduate of two bachelor programs at Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University: one in economics and one in tourism. Author and co-author of several academic articles in international journals, such as Information, Negotia, Studia, Journal of Tourism. Participated as author and co-author in several international conferences, such as B.EN.A Conference, CACTUS, Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry. With considerable experience in the academic field, the research focuses on the relation between economic and financial crime and illegal deforestation, as the illegal logging becomes a serious issue for the environment, as well as for the safety of the ones trying to protect the forests.