With the rise of technology and international drug routes, organized crime is increasingly an international, rather than a regional, problem. Law enforcement and the government play crucial roles in undermining--or even facilitating--organized crime. With a focus on technology and law enforcement, the Organized Crime Cases are a primer on the major players and events in the history of organized crime. Case participants will reflect on successful and unsuccessful enforcement strategies in an ever-changing landscape of organized crime.
Contains all eight case studies on organized crime from Professor Philip Heymann:
- Sinaloa Cartel, A Business Strategy (CSP010)
- Turf Wars and the Ciudad Juarez Cartel (CSP011)
- Los Zetas and a Strategy Based on Fear (CSP012)
- The Growth of Organized Crime in the United States (CSP013)
- America's Most Wanted Informant: The FBI and the Case of Whitey Bulger (CSP014)
- Liberty Reserve: The Face of Cyber-Laundering (CSP015)
- Albert Gonzalez: Get Rich or Die Tryin' (CSP016)
- The Colombia Connection: An International Solution for an International Problem (CSP017)
- Understand the mechanisms of cybercrime, digital currency, and cartel business.
- Understand the history of organized crime and consider the future of illicit operations.
- Examine the roles of law enforcement and the government in bolstering or weakening organized crime.
- Identify opportunities to weaken organized crime.
organized crime, crime syndicates, cartels, mafia, political corruption, mob, cybercrime, money laundering, informants, takedowns, violence, fear, alliances, collusion, drug trafficking, gangsters, turf wars
Geographic: Mexico, United States, Colombia
Industry: Organized Crime
Event Start Date: Varies
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