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Author: Frank Shanty; ABC-Clio Information Services.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
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Serves as a guide to the shadow world, the critical issues, and the global reach of organized crime. Topics include financial fraud, terrorism, health care fraud, and Internet extortion.
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Organized crime.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008
(DLC) 2007017471
(OCoLC)124036217
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Shanty; ABC-Clio Information Services.
ISBN: 9781598841022 1598841025 1281082546 9781281082541
OCLC Number: 191089875
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 792, I-15 pages) : illustrations
Contents: v. 1, Introduction: Organized Crime 2006: A Global Overview of Current Events, Recent Trends, and Emerging Patterns --
Section 1: Organized Crime, Criminal Groups, and National and Regional Threats --
A. Historical Antecedents of Organized Crime --
Organized Crime throughout History: Renaissance and Early Modern Period --
The History and Evolution of Organized Crime: United States --
American Mafia --
Ethnic Group Involvement in Organized Crime: Historical Perspectives and Emerging Trends --
The Historical Impact of Organized Crime on American Society --
Film and Television Portrayals of Organized Crime --
B. Organized Crime: Definitions, Theories, Concepts, Structure, and Function --
The Activities of Transnational Organized Crime --
Causation Theories and Concepts of Organized Criminal Behavior --
Characteristics and Operational Tactics of Organized Crime --
Concept of Transnational Organized Crime --
Defining Organized Crime: Economic, Legal, and Social Factors --
Difficulties in Applying Generic Conceptualizations of Organized Crime to Specific National Circumstances --
Structure and Functional Organization of Criminal Groups --
Traditional and Nontraditional Organized Crime Groups --
C. Global, Regional and National --
National and International Threats: Regional Profiles --
Organized Crime in Africa --
Organized Crime in Asia --
Triads and Tongs: Asian Organized Crime in America --
Organized Crime in Australia: Drug Trafficking and Human Smuggling --
Organized Crime in the Balkans and Implications for Regional Security --
Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Political-Criminal Nexus --
The Jogo Do Bicho: Brazil's Illicit Lottery --
Transnational Crime in the Caribbean Region --
Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean --
The Central Asian Republics --
Child Sex Trafficking in Cambodia --
Organized Crime in Eastern Europe --
Europe: Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, the Baltic States, and the European Union --
Gang Crimes: Latino Gangs in America --
International Organized Crime and Its Impact on U.S. National Security --
Crime and Corruption in Japan: The Yakuza --
The Relationship between Politics and Organized Crime in Latin America --
North America --
Arms and Drug Trafficking: The Case of North Korea --
Drug Trafficking in Northern Ireland --
The International Arm of Russian Organized Crime: Russian Mafiya --
Organized Crime in South America --
Organized Criminal Activity in South America's Tri-Border Region --
Turkish Organized Crime: Heroin Trafficking and Money Laundering Operations --
Child Trafficking in West Africa --
Section 2: Criminal Enterprises and Sources of Financing --
A. Criminal Enterprises: Trafficking and Other Illegal Business Activities of Organized Crime --
Bribery and Corruption of Police Officials --
Consumer-Driven Crimes: Drugs, Gambling, and Prostitution --
Criminal Copyright Infringement: Pirating of Electronics, Music, and Computer Software --
Criminal Motor Vehicle Theft and Trafficking --
Criminal Trafficking and Trade in Counterfeit Consumer Products --
Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime: The Rise and Evolution of International Drug Cartels --
Fuel Racketeering, Motor-Fuel Tax Fraud, and Illegal Export Smuggling --
Gambling: Numbers and Bookmaking --
The Global Sex Trade: Commercial Sex, Pornography, and International Sex Tourism, a Multibillion-Dollar Industry --
The Historical Involvement of Organized Crime in Labor Racketeering --
Illegal Gambling and Loan-Sharking --
Illegal Trading in Diamonds, Gems, and Precious Metals --
International Trafficking of Men, Women, and Children --
Murder for Hire: Assassination and Contract Killings --
Nontraditional Organized Crime: Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs --
The Relationship between Legitimate and Illegal Markets --
The RICO Statute: An Overview --
Trafficking in Persons and Human Organs --
Trafficking in Stolen Art, Antiques, and Cultural Property --
B. Financial Crimes, Fraud, and Money Laundering --
Computer Intrusions and Intellectual Property Theft --
Credit, Insurance, and Securities Fraud and Fraudulent Bankruptcies --
Foreign Economic Espionage: Theft of Trade and High-Tech Secrets --
Global Efforts to Combat Money Laundering: The Egmont Group and the Financial Action Task Force --
Health Care Fraud: An Emerging Criminal Enterprise --
Identity Theft, Fraud, and Criminal Activity --
International Money Laundering Control: Law Enforcement Issues --
Money Laundering and the Global Financial System --
Offshore Financial Services: Bank Secrecy Jurisdictions and Offshore Banking --
The Process of Money Laundering: Placement, Layering, and Integration --
Money Laundering, Tax Evasion, and Financial Havens --
Money Laundering: Typologies, Methods, and Current Trends --
Organized Theft Rings: Interstate Theft and Transportation of Stolen Property --
Product Counterfeiting Operations of Organized Criminal Groups --
Securities Fraud and Stock Manipulation Schemes --
Tax Evasion and Trust Schemes --
Trade, Banking, and Financial Institution Fraud. v. 1. Section 3: The Global Impact of Organized Crime --
A. The Globalization of Crime --
Criminal Infiltration of Legitimate Businesses and Industries --
Economic, Political, and Social Impact of Transnational Organized Crime --
Environmental Crime: The Illegal Storage and Disposal of Hazardous and Toxic Waste --
Global Crime Victimization: Impact on Social Order and Democracy --
Internet Extortion and Information Security --
Strategic Alliances between Organized Crime Groups --
Transnational Crime and Its Impact on International Security --
B. Transporter Crime and Smuggling Networks and Piracy --
Attacks on Commercial Vessels: Piracy in the Malacca Strait and South China Sea --
Drugs, Guns, and Armed Conflict --
Human Smuggling and Trafficking of Migrants and Illegal Aliens: A Global Overview --
Maritime Smuggling of Migrants --
Organized Crime, the Russian Military, and Nuclear Smuggling --
Snakeheads and Human Migrant Smuggling: China's Fujian Province --
C. Illegal Drugs, Trade, and Trafficking --
Drug Production and Trafficking in the Western Hemisphere: The Andean Region of South America --
The Global Cocaine Trade: Coca Cultivation, Cocaine Production, and Distribution --
The Global Opium Trade: Cultivation, Production, and Distribution --
Mexican Organized Crime: Drug Cartels --
Social and Economic Impact of the Drug Trade: A Global Perspective --
Violence, Drugs, and Organized Crime --
D. Non-State Actors: International Criminals and Terrorists --
Drug Trafficking, Transnational Crime, and International Terrorist Groups --
Financial Networks of Global Terrorism --
Has Al-Qaeda Acquired Nuclear Weapons? The State of Existing Knowledge --
Organized Crime, Nonstate Actors, and Weak or Failed States --
Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime in Comparative Perspective --
Underground Commerce: Black Markets --
E. International Measures to Combat Organized Crime and Corruption --
Combating Transnational Organized Crime: Technical and Legal Issues --
The Concept and Role of International Financial Intelligence Units --
The Criminal Intelligence Process and Organized Crime --
Current International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime --
Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties --
Human Smuggling and Trafficking: The Limitations of Official Statistics --
International Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking --
International Initiatives Dealing with the Abuse and Trafficking of Illegal Drugs --
The 2000 United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Convention) --
F. National and International Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies --
Australian Crime Commission --
Canadian Security Intelligence Service --
Caribbean Financial Action Task Force --
Central Intelligence Agency --
Criminal Intelligence Service of Canada --
Direzione Investigativa Antimafia, Italy --
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration --
Europol --
Federal Bureau of Investigation --
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network --
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) --
International Atomic Energy Agency --
International Criminal Court --
International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) --
International Law Enforcement Academies --
National Crime Authority --
National Criminal Intelligence Service (United Kingdom) --
Serious Organised Crime Agency (United Kingdom) --
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime --
Task Force to Fight Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property Stolen in Iraq --
U.S. Customs and Border Protection --
G. Future Direction of Global Organized Crime and Its Control --
Organized Crime Control: The Merger of International Law Enforcement and Intelligence Operations --
Organized Crime Studies: An Agenda for Future Research --
Directory of Major Organized Criminal Groups --
Aboriginal-Based Criminal Groups, Canada --
Albanian Mafia --
Alperon Crime Organization (Israel) --
Asian Gangs --
Azerbaijani Groups --
Balkan Crime Groups --
Big Circle Boys --
Black Gangster Disciples --
Born to Kill --
Cambodian Crime Groups --
Chechen Criminal Gangs --
Chinatown Gangs --
Chinese Triads --
Colombian Drug Cartels --
La Cosa Nostra (Sicilian Mafia) Italy --
Dragon Syndicates --
East European-Based Criminal Groups --
Fuk Ching --
Gang Crime (International Street and Prison Gangs) --
Georgian Mafiya --
Great Circle Triad --
Jamaican Criminal Organizations: Shower Posse --
Khalil Kharfan Organization --
Kuratong Balaleng (Philippines) --
Latino Gangs --
Malina Organizatsia --
Marielito Gangs --
Mexican Federation --
'Ndrangheta: The Calabrian Mafia (Italy) --
Neapolitan Camorra (Italy) --
Nigerian Criminal Organizations --
Odessa Mafiya --
Pentagon --
Russian Mafiya --
Sacra Corona Unita --
South African Crime Groups --
Sun Yee On --
Taiwan's Triads --
14K (Hong Kong) --
Tiendaomeng Crime Syndicate --
Turkish/Kurdish Gangs --
Turkish Mafia --
Ukrainian Mafia --
Wah Ching Crime Syndicate --
West African Gangs --
Wo Group --
Yakuza. v. 2. Primary source documents --
1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption --
2. Council of Europe Additional Protocol to the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption --
3. Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption --
4. Inter-American Convention against Corruption --
5. Principles to Combat Corruption in African Countries --
6. United Nations Convention against Corruption --
7. Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime --
8. Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, Concerning the Criminalisation of Acts of a Racist and Xenophobic Nature Committed through Computer Systems --
9. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora --
10. International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, United Nations, 2005 --
11. The Global Congress/World Customs Organization Regional Forum on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights --
12. Establishing Provisions Aimed at Combating Organized Crime and Enacting Other Provisions --
13. Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure, and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism --
14. Combating Money Laundering --
15. The Law of Combating Money Laundering --
16. Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering, Forty Recommendations and Nine Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing --
17. Council Decision of 22 December 2004 on Tackling Vehicle Crime with Cross-Border Implications --
18. Government of Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Law --
19. The Narcotic Drug Control Act --
20. The Anti-Narcotic Drugs Law of Iran --
21. United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances --
22. ASEAN Plan of Action to Combat Transnational Crime --
23. Australia Criminal Code Act 1995 --
24. Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: "Developing a Strategic Concept on Tackling Organised Crime" --
25. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act --
26. South Africa Crime Act 1996 --
27. United States Code, Title 18-Crimes and Criminal Procedure --
28. United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime 2000 --
29. Treaty on Cooperation among the States Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Combating Terrorism 1999 --
30. Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism --
31. Convention of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on Combating International Terrorism --
32. USA Patriot Act (Title III) --
33. United Nations International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism --
34. Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime --
35. Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime --
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography --
37. Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings --
38. Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000.
Responsibility: Frank G. Shanty, editor.

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<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781598841022>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1598841025" ;
   schema:isbn "9781598841022" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/124036217>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Organized crime." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191089875> ; # Organized crime : from trafficking to terrorism
    .


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