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Organized Crime
A look at the meaning and reality of organized crime today.
# 121422 | 750 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (Organized Crime Studies)

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This paper gives a personal definition of organized crime and compares it to the text book definition. The paper looks at what constitutes organized crime, how it is "organized," its characteristics, and how it is changing now that the old Italian-American Mafia is dying out, and with it, their way of life.

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"This paper will discuss organized crime, the textbook definition of organized crime and my own personal views on the subject. Organized crime, in my opinion, is crime in which several people are involved as a team or organization in which different members perform different tasks. The idea developed in the prohibition years when different gangs took over different districts controlling the manufacture and distribution of illegal alcohol in those areas. They also ran such rackets as the numbers game, other illegal gambling pursuits such as..."

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