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Organized crime in the United States

Shirley Loo

Organized crime in the United States

selected references, June 1967-February 1971.

by Shirley Loo

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Published by Library of Congress Congressional Research Service in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organized crime -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19030438M
    OCLC/WorldCa1964672

      The American Mafia is an Italian-American organized crime network with operations in cities across the United States, particularly New York and .


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Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States. By Robert J. Kelly, Ko-Lin Chin, Rufus Schatzberg Organized Crime--United States--History.

Organized crime in the United States, [Kristofer Allerfeldt] -- "Why do Americans alternately celebrate and condemn gangsters, outlaws and corrupt politicians. Why do they immortalize Al Capone while forgetting his far more successful, innovative precursor. Description: Abadinsky provides a detailed, comprehensive analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of domestic andinternational organized crime, including drug trafficking, gambling, and loan sharking.

The author also explains the methods employed by lawenforcement agencies to combat organized crime, and the policy decisions reached by various investigating.

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in New. Well, organized crime refers to a crime that is committed out on a coordinated basis by groups of criminals, and is carried out on a large scale as well. In fact, this is the reason why it is hard.

In Organized Crime and American Power: A History, Michael Woodiwiss argues that organized criminal activity has never been a serious threat to established economic and political power structures in the United States but more often a fluid, variable, and open-ended phenomenon that has, in fact, complemented those s: 1.

This essay explains the success that the United States has had in dismantling the Italian-American Mafia or Cosa Nostra (LCN) crime families. Most important is the FBI’s determination to eliminate LCN and the FBI’s independence from political interference.

FBI investigators and federal agents have also been able to rely on powerful investigative tools, including electronic eavesdropping Author: James B. Jacobs, Elizabeth A. Dondlinger Wyman. Get this from a library. Handbook of organized crime in the United States.

[Robert J Kelly; Ko-lin Chin; Rufus Schatzberg; Francis A J Ianni;] -- An assessment of organised crime in America and of the law enforcement strategies and activities to control it since the Prohibition era. It analyses the nature, roots, causes, forms, growth, and.

The Prohibition era of the s gave rise to the organized crime syndicate in the United States. Federal efforts to enforce prohibition, including raids on speakeasies, were countered by well-organized bootlegging operations with national and international connections. Mobsters, Unions, and Feds is the first book to document organized crime's exploitation of organized labor and the massive federal cleanup effort.

A renowned criminologist who for twenty years has been assessing the government's attack on the Mafia, James B.

Jacobs explains how Cosa Nostra families first gained a foothold in the labor movement. News about Organized Crime, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

In the Region of Sicily the Sicilian Mafia clans and the Stidda control the area. United States. According to the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, there were 24 active Mafia families in the United States.

Inauthor Thomas Milhorn reported that the Mafia was active in 26 cities across the United States. David Witwer and Catherine Rios: Murder in the Garment District: The grip of organized crime and the decline of labor in the United States.

The New Press The authors provide a deep probe into the economic and political forces that affected the influence of labor unions through the s. Although events later in the century are noted, the /5.

From its beginnings in urban America to the global connections that characterize the phenomenon today, organized crime has proven to be a dynamic enterprise.

This entry provides a summary examination of the nearly years that organized crime has existed in the United States beginning with the critical role of Prohibition. Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) United Kingdom TOC in the UK generates enormous economic revenue— between $32 billion and $64 billion per year—from large-scale human smuggling, drug trafficking, financial fraud, and mass marketing scams.

Start at Home: Taking Shared Responsibility for Transnational Organized Crime. Enhance Intelligence and. Some time in the early s, during the golden age of organized crime in America—the era that would inspire The Godfather; Goodfellas, and even The Sopranos—federal investigators pulled every known piece of information on more than Mafia members worldwide into a thick, phone-book-sized old-school gangsters like Lucky Luciano and Mickey Cohen to young turks like Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

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Crime in the United States has been recorded since rates have varied over time, with a sharp rise afterreaching a broad bulging peak between the s and early s. Since then, crime has declined significantly and current crime rates are approximately the same as those of the s.

Statistics on specific crimes are indexed in the annual Uniform Crime Reports by Aggravated assault:   By then, it was one of the largest and most powerful crime organizations in the United States.

He held the position for nine years, until he was gunned down outside Sparks Steak House in. STRATEGY TO COMBAT TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME “In a world full of transnational threats, transnational crime is in an ascendant phase This lethal nexus of organized crime, narco-trafficking, and terrorism is a threat that the United States, Russia and all of us share and should be working together to combat.

United States American History Timeline Two Cars in Every Garage. Most important historical events of each year of the decade of the 's listed, including detail on the Kefauver Report in the U.S. Senate into Organized Crime. Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce.

These hearings brought widespread public attention to the threat of organized crime in the United States. Likewise, the New York State Troopers’ historic raid of the meeting of mob leaders in Apalachin, New York.

The Greek mafia (Greek: Ελληνική μαφία Ellinikí mafía) is the colloquial term used to refer to various organized crime elements originating from nous organized criminal groups are well-entrenched in the largest Greek urban centers, particularly in zed crime has thrived in Greece in part thanks to the widespread political corruption in the country itself.

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is a retired New York Police Department detective first grade and the author of Black Organized Crime in Harlem: ; and, co-author of African American Organized Crime and Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States. CHINESE TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME: THE FUK CHING by James O.

Finckenauer, Ph.D. International Center National Institute of Justice Organizational Structure The organizational structure of Chinese organized crime in the United States is quite complex. Broadly defined, there is a great variety of Chinese criminal organizations.

Read this book on Questia. Typically, other reference works on organized crime in the United States focus primarily on the Mafia and La Cosa Nostra, and neglect the many new ethnic and racial criminal organizations that permeate American society today.

Organized Crime provides readers with a clear 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.

This book offers a comprehensive survey, including an extensive history of the Mafia in. Publications. Research on Facilitators of Transnational Organized Crime: Understanding Crime Networks' Logistical Support, NIJ-Sponsored, DecemberNCJ (24 pages).

PDF NCJRS Abstract. Alleged Convergent Transnational Crimes in Somali-American Communities, NIJ-Sponsored, AugustNCJ (3 pages). La Cosa Nostra is an outgrowth of the Mafia and has fine tuned the characteristics of organized crime activity in the U.S.

Organized crime flourishes in the U.S. because of the support given to it by governement officials and business people.Author: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Organized Crime/Drug Branch. Publisher: [Washington, D.C.?]: Organized Crime/Drug Branch, Criminal.“The Congress finds that (1) organized crime in the United States is a highly sophisticated, diversified, and widespread activity that annually drains billions of dollars from America’s economy by unlawful conduct and the illegal use of force, fraud, and corruption; (2) organized crime derives a major portion of its power through money.