The Encyclopedia Of International Organized Crime (Facts on File Crime Library)

The Encyclopedia Of International Organized Crime (Facts on File Crime Library)


guaranteed to entertain and tell. "The Encyclopedia of overseas equipped Crime" is the 1st entire connection with geared up crime within the worldwide period and the world's such a lot infamous crime syndicates. no matter if their company is counterfeiting, prostituting, playing, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this ebook covers all of the significant legal teams, their origins, their practices, and their position within the worldwide underworld in additional than 450 entries. uncovered listed below are Asian gangs equivalent to the Yakuza, the Triads, and the Tong; the Jamaican Posse of the Caribbean; the drug cartels of South the United States; the Russian Mafia; and different strong global felony leaders. not just is each one of those teams an important felony strength in its domestic territory, yet many have additionally infiltrated the yank underworld. This attention-grabbing examine the world's so much lively overseas criminals will offer hours of informative analyzing for somebody drawn to criminology and arranged crime.

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