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Organized crime in our times

Author: Jay S Albanese
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Anderson Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Provides readers with an understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense, and sentencing.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay S Albanese
ISBN: 9781437744538 1437744532
OCLC Number: 642352284
Description: xvi, 406 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 What Is Organized Crime? --
The Fascination with Organized Crime --
Defining Organized Crime --
Similarities and Differences between Organized Crime and White-Collar Crimes --
Terrorism and Organized Crime --
Typology of Organized Crime --
Critical Thinking Exercise 1.1: The Case of Selling a High School Football Player --
Typology of Organized Criminals --
Ethnicity --
Typology of Organized Criminals --
Ethnicity --
Organization of Crime Groups --
Gender and Organized Crime --
How Much Organized Crime Is There? --
The Remainder of This Book --
Critical Thinking Exercise 1.2: The Case of an Internet Stock fraud --
Organized Crime Biography: Gaspipe: Confessions of a Mafia Boss --
Organized Crime at the Movies: The Godfather --
References to Chapter 1 --
2 Characteristic Organized Crimes I: Conspiracy and Provision of Illicit Goods and Services --
Legal Definitions of Organized Crimes --
Conspiracy --
Do Marijuana Purchases Suffice for Liability? --
Can a Single Cocaine Transaction Be Linked to a Conspiracy? Critical Thinking Exercise 2.1: The Case of Babies and Cocaine Smuggling --
How Much Is Required Beyond a Criminal Agreement? --
Can One Withdraw from a Conspiracy by Simply Walking Away? --
Summarizing the Important Elements of Conspiracy --
Critical Thinking Exercise 2.2: The Case of Murder for Hire --
Provision of Illicit Goods: Drugs and Stolen Property --
Drugs: Liability for the Conduct of Others? --
Stolen Property: I Didn't Know It Was Stolen! --
Critical Thinking Exercise 2.3: The Case of a Very Good Deal on Carpet --
Provision of Illicit Services: Gambling, Loansharking, and Sex --
The unique Problem of Gambling: The Oldest Vice --
Gambling as Vice or Recreation? --
Is Legal Gambling a Constitutionally Protected Right? --
What Are the Elements of an Illegal Gambling Business? --
Is Placing a Bet Sufficient for Involvement in an Illegal Gambling Enterprise? --
Critical Thinking Exercise 2.4: The Case of Poker for Profit Loansharking --
Usury: Arc Threats Needed for Liability? --
Critical Thinking Exercise 2.5: The Case of Collecting a Debt --
Sex and Organized Crime. Prostitution: It Was Only a Modeling and Escort Service --
Distinguishing the Risque from the Obscene --
Pornography: I Didn't Know the Model Was a Minor --
The Internet and Pornography --
Critical Thinking Exercise 2.6: The Case of Child Pornography on the Computer --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Blow --
References to Chapter 2 --
3 Characteristic Organized Crimes II: Infiltration of Business, Extortion, and Racketeering --
Infiltration of Business and Government --
Extortion --
Protection Rackets --
Jobs for Sale --
Under Color of Official Right --
Critical Thinking Exercise 3.1: The Case of Repaying a Loan --
Racketeering --
Hidden Ownership and Skimming Profits --
I Didn't Know My Property Was a Crackhouse --
The Secretive Nature of Criminal Enterprises --
Critical Thinking Exercise 3.2:The Case of the Avengers Motorcycle Club --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Umpire of Naples' Organized Crime System --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Casino --
References to Chapter 3. 6 The Mafia: 100 Years of Historical Facts and Myths --
The Hennessey Murder in New Orleans, 1890 --
The Italian Connection --
From City Gangs to a National Conspiracy --
Critical Thinking Exercise 6.1: The Case of Al Capone versus John Gotti --
The Kefauver Hearings, 1950 --
The Apalachin Incident, 1957 --
Thg Valachi Hearings and the Cosa Nostra, 1963 --
Fratianno, the FBI, and the Tieri Trial, 1980 --
Mob Trials of the 1980s to the Present --
Summary --
Critical Winking Exercise 6.2: A Case of Murder among Gangsters --
Organized Crime Biography: A Man of Honor: We Autobiography of Joseph Bonanno / Bound by Honor: A Mafioso's Story --
Organized Crime at the Movies: A Bronx Tale --
References to Chapter 6 --
7 Changes in the Nature of Organized Crime: From Traditional to Modern --
Presidential Investigations of Organized Crime --
Activities of Organized Crime Groups --
Political and Commercial Corruption --
National Efforts to Control Organized Crime --
Government Recommendations --
Summary of Similarities --
Critical Thinking Exercise 7.1: The Case of the Unmaking of a Mobster. Changing Organized Crime Patterns --
International Stolen Vehicle Smuggling --
International Drug Smuggling --
International Human Trafficking --
Computer and Internet Crime --
Hijacking --
Critical Thinking Exercise 7.2: The Case of Tracking Immigrants within Our Own Borders --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia --
Organized Crime at the Movies: We Departed --
References to Chapter 7 --
8 Transnational Organized Crime --
The Scope of Transnational Crime --
Using Ethnicity to Explain Organized Crime? --
The Ethnicity Trap --
Criminal Networks versus Organizations --
Transnational Organized Crime Groups --
Providing Illicit Services --
Gambling and loansharking --
Human Trafficking and Prostitution --
Providing Illicit Goods --
Drugs --
Stolen Property --
Infiltrating legitimate Business --
Critical Thinking Exercise 8.1: The Case of the Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud --
Racketeering --
Extortion --
Critical Thinking Exercise 8.2: The Case of Video Slot Machines --
Crimes against Government --
Corruption --
Terrorism Connections --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: McMafia: A Journey through the Global Criminal Underworld --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Blood Diamond --
References to Chapter 8. 9 Investigative Tools --
Investigators of Organized Crime --
Investigative Techniques and Intelligence Gathering --
Financial Analysis --
Critical Winking Exercise 9.1: We Case from Charlotte to Hezbollah --
Electronic Surveillance Informants --
Undercover Agents --
Citizens Commissions --
Critical Thinking Exercise 9.2: The Case of Standing Next to a Pay Phone --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Making Jack Falcone: An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Donnie Brasco --
References to Chapter 9 --
10 Prosecution Strategies --
Tools for the Prosecution --
Special Grand Juries --
Witness Immunity --
Witness Protection Program --
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) --
Critical Thinking Exercise 10.1: We Case of Enough Evidence --
Hank Secrecy Act --
Money Laundering Control --
Critical Thinking Exercise 10.2: We Case of Money --
Laundering and Terrorism --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Family Secrets: The Case That Crippled the Chicago Mob --
Organized Crime at the Movies: The Untouchables --
References to Chapter 10. 11 Organizing a Criminal Defense --
Entrapment --
Critical Thinking Exercise 11.1: The Case of the Informant, the Prostitute, and the Heroin Dealer --
Duress --
Claims That Are Potential Defenses --
Adequacy of Legal Representation --
RICO Participation --
Gambling While Intoxicated --
Extortion, Perjury, and Consequences --
Amnesia --
Mob Lawyers --
Critical Thinking Exercise 11.2 We Case of Vincent "The Chin'' and Mental Illness --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: King of the Godfathers: Joseph Massino and the Fall of the Bonanno Crime Family --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Road to Perdition --
References to Chapter 11. 12 Sentencing Organiy.cd Crime Offenders --
Sentences Imposed in Racketeering and Drug Cases --
Types of Racketeering Convictions --
Backgrounds of Convicted Offenders --
Trends in Asset Forfeiture --
Critical Thinking Exercise 12.1: The Case of Deterring Terrorists versus Organized Crime --
Lawfulness of Asset Seizure --
Protecting the Rights of Third Parties --
Disposition of Seized Assets --
Critical Winking Exercise 12.2: We Case of a Close Family --
Friend --
innovations in Sentencing --
Oversight of Union Activities --
Offender Deterrence Tactics --
Role of Public Education --
Summary --
Organized Crime Biography: Breakshot: A Life in the 21st Century American Mafia --
Organized Crime at the Movies: Traffic --
References to Chapter 12 --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Jay S. Albanese.
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