The Causes of Organized Crime

@article{Albanese2000TheCO,
  title={The Causes of Organized Crime},
  author={Jay S. Albanese},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice},
  year={2000},
  volume={16},
  pages={409 - 423}
}
  • Jay S. Albanese
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice
This study examines the assumption that crime-prone individuals or organizations move to exploit changing criminal opportunities. A competing explanation holds that new criminal opportunities (e.g., Internet access, money laundering, political upheaval, etc.) provide motivation for individuals who formerly were not connected with criminal activity. Detailed case studies of organized crime groups and activities are used to examine the nexus between criminal opportunities and criminal groups. A… Expand
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