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

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


absolute to entertain and tell. "The Encyclopedia of foreign prepared Crime" is the 1st finished connection with equipped crime within the worldwide period and the world's such a lot infamous crime syndicates. even if their company is counterfeiting, prostituting, playing, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this publication covers the entire significant legal teams, their origins, their practices, and their position within the worldwide underworld in additional than 450 entries. uncovered listed here are Asian gangs reminiscent of the Yakuza, the Triads, and the Tong; the Jamaican Posse of the Caribbean; the drug cartels of South the USA; the Russian Mafia; and different robust global legal leaders. not just is each one of those teams an important legal energy in its domestic territory, yet many have additionally infiltrated the yankee underworld. This interesting examine the world's so much lively overseas criminals will supply hours of informative interpreting for an individual drawn to criminology and arranged crime.

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