“Legitimate Strengths in Criminal Networks”

@article{Morselli2006LegitimateSI,
  title={“Legitimate Strengths in Criminal Networks”},
  author={C. Morselli and C. Gigu{\`e}re},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  year={2006},
  volume={45},
  pages={185-200}
}
  • C. Morselli, C. Giguère
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
  • Extending from the organizing crime perspective, we study how legitimate world actors contribute to structuring a criminal network. This focus also underscores the facilitating role that some participants have in criminal settings. Based on a case study of an illegal drug importation network that was monitored by law-enforcement investigators over a two-year period, we find that although most legitimate actors (or non-traffickers) had nominal roles and contributed minimally to the criminal… CONTINUE READING
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