Asian Transnational Organized Crime

by James O. Finckenauer

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc

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  • Organized crime,
  • International,
  • Law,
  • ASIA,
  • Transnational crime,
  • United States
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Number of Pages102
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ISBN 101600214606
ISBN 109781600214608

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime. Preamble. Negotiating History; Commentary; I General Provisions. Art.1 Relation with the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. Negotiating Author: David Mcclean. A triad is one of many branches of Chinese transnational organized crime syndicates based in Greater China and in countries with significant overseas Chinese populations, such as the United States and most countries in East and Southeast Asia.. The Hong Kong triad is distinct from mainland Chinese criminal organizations. In ancient China, the triad was one of three major secret ng location: China, notably Zhengzhou, . Transnational crime involves criminal enterprises that operate across national boundaries. This includes organized crime groups trafficking drugs, arms, people, and a range of commodities. These groups range from opportunistic actors seeking to exploit global illicit economic flows to hybrid groups that directly challenge states as violent non. Eastern European crime families are active abroad and in the United States. Russian organized crime has become a major problem for law enforcement agencies. Mexican and Latin American groups are quite active in the drug trade. Asian crime families are involved in smuggling and other illegal activities.

organized crime, criminal activities organized and coordinated on a national scale, often with international connections. The American tradition of daring desperadoes like Jesse James and John Dillinger, has been superseded by the corporate criminal organization. Examine issues of global concern with transnational organised crime such as drug and human trafficking, international terrorism, illegal arms trading and financial crime. Use critical approaches in criminology to gain insight into its recent emergence and historical precedents as . Transnational Organized Crime is a timely and comprehensive collection of the most important and interesting papers in this field. It includes both well-known studies and little-read gems. The Collection comes with thought-provoking Introductions to each volume by the editor, James Sheptycki. Professor Sheptycki places the readings in their historical context, evaluates merits and limits of. Southeast Asia and Bangladesh are at present global hot spots of pirate attacks on merchant vessels and fishing boats. This book explains why, and in what form, piracy still exists. It offers an integrated analysis of the root causes of piracy, linking declining fish stocks, organized crime networks, radical politically motivated groups, the use of flags of convenience, the lack of state.

The perceived threat of 'transnational organized crime' to Western societies has been of huge interest to politicians, policy makers and social scientists over the last decade. This book considers the origins of this crime, how it has been defined and measured and . those Asian organized crime syndicates that direct their criminal activities at the United States via Canada, namely crime groups trafficking heroin from Southeast Asia, groups engaging in the trafficking of women, and groups committing financial crimes against U.S. interests. Continuation of Research on Facilitators of Transnational Organized Crime: Understanding Crime Networks' Logistical Support. R2-CX Closed. Funding First Awarded. Asian Transnational Organized Crime and Its Impact on the United States: Developing a Transnational Crime Research Agenda. Date Published. November 1, Criminal gangs are found throughout China but are most active in Chongqing, Shanghai, Macau, Tianjin, Shenyang, and Guangzhou as well as in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and number of people involved in organized crime on the mainland has risen from around , in to around million in the year Since the new century, there are two academic books focusing on.

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It looks into the structure, activity, and harms of Asian transnational organised crime - including the multiple criminal groups and organisations involved (secret societies, tongs, triads, gangs, drug cartels, criminal networks, etc.), the multiple goods and services that constitute criminal markets (drug production and trafficking, human smuggling and trafficking, money laundering, and the violence attendant to these crimes Cited by: 9.

Asian Transnational Organized Crime and Its Impact on the United States Paperback – Octo by National Institute of Justice (Author) See Asian Transnational Organized Crime book 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: National Institute of Justice. He was also the foundation editor of the Asian Journal of Criminology (). Recent transnational crime, and organized crime law and policy.

Daniel J. Mabrey Transnational organized crime Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc doi: / This book examines the impact of Asian transnational organised crime on the United States. It looks into the structure, activity, and harms of Asian transnational organised crime -- including the multiple criminal groups and organisations involved (secret societies, tongs, triads, gangs, drug cartels, criminal networks, etc.), the multiple goods and services that constitute criminal markets.

Asia’s Underworld: Transnational and Organised Crime in Asia. The scope and form of organized crime in Asia, has been re-vitalized by the immense demand for the recreational use of methamphetamines (‘ice’), ecstasy, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) and cocaine by the increasingly wealthy residents of the cities of East Asia and beyond.

The following are extracts from the page UN “Transnational Organized Crime in Southeast Asia” Evolution, Growth and Impact. A full PDF version can be read HERE. Casinos: As of Januarythere were licensed casinos in Southeast Asia, including casinos in Cambodia (compared to 57 casinos in ), 67 in the Philippines, and five in Lao PDR and Myanmar Many of these casinos.

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Stephen L Mallory, Understanding Organized Crime (Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, ), p. James O Finckenauer and Ko-lin Chin, ‘Asian Transnational Organized Crime and its Impact Asian Transnational Organized Crime book the United States: Developing a Transnational Crime Research Agenda’, Trends in Organized Crime (Vol.

10, No. 2, Winter ), pp. 18 Cited by: Participating in the U.N.'s crime prevention program. CHINESE TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME: THE FUK CHING by James O.

Finckenauer, Ph.D. International Center National Institute of Justice Organizational Structure The organizational structure of Chinese organized crime in the United States is quite complex. Broadly defined. Undertaken on behalf of the National Institute of Justice between July and Augustthe research goals of this study were to (a) determine high priority areas for research on Asian transnational organized crime (TOC); (b) assess the impact of Asian TOC on the United States; (3) identify relevant data and information sources in Asia; and (4) identify potential collaborative research Cited by: one crime expert as “the most powerful and important ethnic group in transnational Chinese organized crime,” Taiwan-based groups are active in transnational trafficking of arms, narcotics, and people, as well as financial crimes The two largest such groups are United Bamboo and the Four Seas, both of which are present in the United States.

Which of the following is true about Asian transnational crime groups. Chinese gangs are primarily involved in human trafficking, especially the shipment of young, poor, Asian women to Eastern Europe and Thailand for the sex trade b.

This book fills a gap in the current literature by examining transnational crime, human trafficking and its implications for human security from both Western and Asian perspectives.

The book: Provides an outline of the overall picture of organized crime and human trafficking in the contemporary world, examining the current trends and recent. Though the provision of illicit goods and services is far from being a new phenomenon, today's global economic environment has allowed transnational organized crime an unprecedented capacity to challenge states.

The authors of this book examine the trends underlying the explosion of transnational organized crime and consider possible responses.3/5(1). Transnational organized crime in asia and the middle east.

In J. Albanese & P. Reichel Transnational organized crime (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc doi: /n7. Ward, Richard H. and Daniel J. Mabrey. "Transnational Organized Crime in Asia and the Middle East." In Transnational Organized Crime,   Asian organized crime doubles down on casinos.

(CNN) When a major They need to recognize that transnational organized crime is a Author: Jeremy Douglas. Asian transnational organized crime. New York: Nova Science Publishers, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James O Finckenauer; Ko-lin Chin.

Transnational Organized Crime in East Asia and the Pacific A Threat Assessment April Counterfeit goods Methamphetamine Ozone-Depleting Substances Illegal wood products Heroin Trafficking in persons Fraudulent medicines Illegal wildlife Migrant smuggling E-waste. ASIAN TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME AND ITS IMPACT ON THE UNITED STATES: DEVELOPING A TRANSNATIONAL CRIME RESEARCH AGENDA A FINAL REPORT Submitted to the National Institute of Justice - November.

Transnational organized crime interferes with the everyday lives of more and more people – and represents a serious threat to democracy. By now, organized crime has become an inherent feature of economic globalization, and the fine line between the legal and illegal operation of business networks is blurred.

Triads, whose leaders are called “dragon heads,” are heading more and more towards transnational organized crime, where their contacts abroad allow them to more easily smuggle people and drugs across borders.

Overseas triads can be found in Japan, Russia, and the U.S. where they sometimes threaten territories of domestic criminal groups. Transnational crime in Asia: illicit markets and innovation The scope, diversity, and form of organized crime in Asia have been revitalized by the opening up and intensification of the region’s.

Reviews "Given the pernicious effects of transnational organized crime (TOC) on the very fabric of economic, social, and political life of modern nation states, the handbook edited by Felia Allum and Stan Gilmour is a much welcome effort in researching and theorizing contemporary forms of criminal is a landmark publication that provides in-depth definitions of key terms and their.

This is a listing of enterprises, gangs, mafias and syndicates that are involved in organized crime. Tongs and outlaw motorcycle gangs, as well as terrorist, militant, and paramilitary groups are mentioned if they are involved in criminal activity for funding.

Other studies showed the emergence of transnational organised crime in the s and s, involving lar ge-scale drug trafficking, human trafficking, hu man smuggling, and. Asian transnational organized crime and its impact on the United States. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Finckenauer, James O.

Asian transnational organized crime and. It has also identified the principal organized crime groups including mainland Chinese criminal societies and the triads in Hong Kong and Taiwan, the Japanes Boryokudan (Yakuza), the Korean criminal organizations, the Vietnamese gangs, and the narco-insurgent groups in the Golden Triangle (approximately 58% of all heroin seized in the U.S.

is produced in the Golden Triangle). The study, "Transnational Organized Crime in Southeast Asia: Evolution, Growth and Impact", is the most comprehensive study of organized crime in Southeast Asia by the UN in over five years.

The report has found that recent law enforcement suppression efforts in some parts of the region and neighbouring regions have changed trafficking patterns. Asian organized crime includes traditional enterprises like the Chinese Triads, Chinese Tong, and Japanese Boryokudan (a.k.a., Yakuza), as well as more loosely organized groups like the Big Boys Circle, the Asian Boyz Group, and Vietnamese and Korean criminal enterprises.

What they do. James O. Finckenauer is the author of Russian Mafia in America ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Mafia and Organized Crime ( /5. Transnational crime occurs where the planning and execution of a crime involve more than one country.

This chapter addresses specific examples of transnational crime and how the changing nature of criminal opportunities is the driving force behind the surge in organized crime across by: 1.

Transnational organized crime syndicates are destroying the lives of countless people in Asia, and they use their financial muscle to corrupt and undermine the rule of : Jeremy Douglas.a| Organized crime in the United States: trends and issues for Congress / Kristin M. Finklea -- Impact on U.S. of Asian transnational crime / Asian Transnational Organized Crime -- African organized crime / Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Asian organized crime / Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Balkan organized crime / Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Eurasian organized crime / Federal.