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p. 503. The business of organized crimelocked

  • Georgios A. Antonopoulos
  •  and Georgios Papanicolaou


‘The business of organized crime’ discusses the types of business in which organized crime is involved. Although the discussion is not an exhaustive list of organized criminal activities, it covers a wide spectrum of possibilities in the reality of organized crime where there are opportunities for financial gain. The specific areas of organized criminality covered include predatory activities, such as extortion and protection; illegal markets of legal commodities such as tobacco; illegal markets of illegal commodities such as drugs; migrant smuggling and human trafficking; loansharking and illegal money lending; arms trafficking; counterfeiting; corporate crime; and money laundering.

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