The history of organized crime: the true story and secrets of global gangland
Organized crime is the world's biggest and most profitable business. A truly global enterprise, no country in the world can claim to be free from the taint of this ever-growing and evolving threat to established society. Bypassing the codes of silence that often surround the activities of those involved, David Southwell sets out the history, rules, structure and secrets of every major criminal network across the globe. Tackling the crimes, methods, and the key figures in the world's largest and most powerful outlaw organizations, this book traces the evolution of organized crime in every major territory to present the most comprehensive illustrated exploration of organized crime ever seen.
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The History of Organized Crime: The True Story and Secrets of Global Gangland
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