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By Jay S. Albanese

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Transnational geared up Crime: an outline from Six Continents explores the expansive subject of transnational equipped crime, incorporating professional views chanced on through the world’s six inhabited continents: North the United States, critical and South the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Editors Jay S. Albanese and Philip L. Reichel assemble the information and services of diverse authors, researchers, and practitioners during this box who're both local to every international sector, have generally travelled and labored there, or are well-known students for these areas. via this targeted textual content, readers will start to comprehend the geographic, cultural, and neighborhood similarities and ameliorations underying the typical possibility of transnational geared up crime, in addition to the right way to deal with the worldwide growth of equipped crime this present day.

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Transnational Organized Crime: An Overview from Six Continents

Transnational geared up Crime: an outline from Six Continents explores the expansive subject of transnational equipped crime, incorporating professional views came across in the course of the world’s six inhabited continents: North the US, principal and South the US, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Editors Jay S.

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This is so despite its having been substantially weakened over the last three decades. S. cities such as New York, New Orleans, Chicago, Kansas City, and Philadelphia. With the demise of these machines came the advent of political reforms stressing open and ethical government and increasingly effective law enforcement. Many of the avenues for corrupt influence were subsequently closed. Today, the LCN exercises political influence only in certain selected areas, where politicians remain open to bribery and kickback schemes.

Tongs are part of a Chinese secret society originally created for mutual support and protection, but now its activities are often criminal as a form of organized crime. Triads are branches of a Chinese underground group that consists of decentralized entrepreneurs who engage in organized crime activity for profit. â•‹do not support the notion that a chain of command exists among these various crime groups or that they coordinate with one another routinely in 40╇╇ T RANSN ATI ON A L OR GA N I ZED C R I ME international crimes such as heroin trafficking, money laundering, and the smuggling of aliens” (p.

S. Department of Justice, 2011). These cases demonstrate that the types of offenses associated with organized crime change as opportunities for crime change. Wide access to the Internet and ease of international air travel and shipping are as important to the expansion of human trafficking and fraud as was the invention of the automobile 100 years ago in creating new opportunities for smuggling goods by land and for various types of car registration and ownership frauds. Chapter 2╇╇Transnational Organized Crime in North America╇╇╇╇31 Describing Organized Crime in North America Organized crime can be described in terms of the activities it engages in or by the groups involved in it.

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