Synsets for "organized crime"

Synset: organized_crime.n.01

Synonyms: organized_crime

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: underworld organizations


Lemmas: organized_crime gangland gangdom

Hypernym: social_group

Hyponym: Black_Hand Camorra Mafia syndicate yakuza



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1896 in organized crime "See also:" "1895 in organized crime", "other events of 1896", "1897 in organized crime" and the "list of 'years in organized crime'".
Triad (organized crime) The Organized Crime and Law Enforcement Act was created to deal with organized crime and gives a tool for police forces in Canada to handle organized criminal activities. This Act enhances the general role of the Criminal Code (with amendments to deal with organized crime) in dealing with triad criminal activities. Asian organized crime groups were ranked the fourth most organized crime problems in Canada next to Outlaw motorcycle clubs, Aboriginal crime groups, and Indo Canadian crime groups.
Organized crime in California Organized crime in California involves the criminal activities of organized crime groups, street gangs, criminal extremists, and terrorists in California.
Puerto Rico Police The Organized Crime Bureau conducts strategic research in the field of organized crime in Puerto Rico.
Organized retail crime Organized retail crime (ORC) refers to professional shoplifting, cargo theft, retail crime rings and other organized crime occurring in retail environments. One person acting alone is not considered an example of organized retail crime. These criminals move from store to store and even city to city. Working in teams, some create distractions while others steal everything from infant formula to DVDs. Often, they are stocking up on specified items at the request of the organized crime leader.
Anti-organized crime institutions in Russia In July, the State Duma allowed the expansion of the amount of government agencies who could make investigations. Also in July, the Duma passed a law called "On Fighting Organized Crime" containing descriptions of what organized crime is and which organized crime groups are involved, along with 60 extra articles. The law was signed in by Yeltsin in 1996. Within its 60 articles it outlined how many years of prison organized crime groupmembers, government officials, and participants in organized crime should receive upon conviction. By the next year the new law seemed to disappear from memory and again nothing strict was being done about organized crime.
Anti-organized crime institutions in Russia The following list has been copied from the Russian Organized Crime and Corruption: Putin's Challenge : Global Organized Crime Project Report, 2000
Anti-organized crime institutions in Russia Due to bringing awareness of these suggestions, the Russian Organized Crime Task Force believes the fight against organized crime in Russia is becoming more influential and successful.
Organized crime Organized crime groups may be a combination of all three.
International crime or it may refer to transnational crime and transnational organized crime. The four biggest areas of transnational crime are:
1984 in organized crime This article is about events in organized crime in 1984.
Street crime The term "organized crime" does not often include organized street crimes.
Index of criminology articles occupational crime – offender profiling – OJJDP – operant behavior – Operation Spanner – opportunity structure – organised crimeorganized crime – ostracism
Timeline of organized crime This is a timeline of the history of organized crime.
Anti-organized crime institutions in Russia The Regional Anti-Organized Crime Directorate (RUBOP, RUOP, or UBOP) was created in 1992 to track and suppress organized crime groups. Several such regional anti-organized crime directorates were set up all over the country. These directorates served as "an elite police force with extraordinary powers". RUBOP also maintained a database of all listed organized crime groups and the individuals who participated in them. In 1996, however, the database was sold to private hands and was no longer updated.
Crime in Israel Although Palestinian criminals are involved in organized crime in the country, Siegel et al. suggested one should not conclude that "organized crime in Israel is dominated by Palestinians. Organized crime committed by Jews or other non-Palestinians has been part of the Israeli crime scene for many years".
Organized crime In the United States, the Organized Crime Control Act (1970) defines organized crime as "[t]he unlawful activities of [...] a highly organized, disciplined association [...]". Criminal activity as a structured process is referred to as racketeering. In the UK, police estimate that organized crime involves up to 38,000 people operating in 6,000 various groups. Due to the escalating violence of Mexico's drug war, a report issued by the United States Department of Justice characterizes the Mexican drug cartels as the "greatest organized crime threat to the United States".
Anti-organized crime institutions in Russia With unsuccessful attempts at stifling organized crime, organized crime groups took control of a significant amount of large, vital, and previously state-owned corporations and businesses. Organized crime groups interrogated and exploited private business owners. If a business owner refused to agree to pay a crime group to protect his business, the crime group would simply kick him out of his own business or, as in the majority of cases, murder him and then take over the business themselves.
Organized crime in Italy Italian organized crime groups have also carved out turf or formed close ties with local organized crime group in Latin American countries such as Colombia and Venezuela (where the Cuntrera-Caruana Mafia clan in particular has a significant presence.)
1951 in organized crime Organized crime was particularly active in its heyday of the 1950s. The year 1951 saw a number of notable organized crime events, including the conviction of mobster Mickey Cohen for tax evasion.