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THE HIGH LIFE IN RUSSIA, THE WANTED MAN IN AMERICA

June 1, 2013 Oksana Yushko for The New York Times WANTED Mr. Tokhtakhounov’s Interpol wanted poster accuses him of “bribery in sport contests,” along with fraud and other malfeasance. The waiters hovered as Alimzhan T. Tokhtakhounov worked through a platter … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S LARGEST DIAMOND HEIST IN MODERN HISTORY

03.12.09 The Diamond District, Antwerp, Belgium. Leonardo Notarbartolo strolls into the prison visiting room trailing a guard as if the guy were his personal assistant. The other convicts in this eastern Belgian prison turn to look. Notarbartolo nods and smiles … Continue reading

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CRIME FIGHTING MODELS FOR COMBAT AGAINST ORGANISED CRIME AND TERRORISM – UK AND ITALY

March 24 2004 There are different models of intelligence activities and repression used against organised crime in Europe, some of them having been an example for specialised structures of crime control in the region of Southeast Europe. Probably the most … Continue reading

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MARRIED TO A MAFIA MURDERER

Monday September 9 2011 – When they finally came for him, in their unmarked cars and their helicopters, with their machineguns at the ready, Barbara Kuklinski had no idea how her husband might have broken the law. It was a … Continue reading

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SOCIOLOGY: DEVIANCE AND CRIME

What’s the Big Deal About Deviance? As was mentioned in the culture chapter a Norm is a set of expected behaviors for a given role and social status. In most societies, the majority of people conform to the most important … Continue reading

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