• The Business of Transnational Crime

    5 days ago - By Global Financial Integrity

    The groups engaged in transnational organized crime-from criminal networks to insurgent groups to terrorist organizations-are united by a common thread: money. All of the crimes covered in Global Financial Integrity's new report Transnational Crime and the Developing World are overwhelmingly profit-motivated. Globally, transnational crime has an average annual retail value of $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion, based on 11 “industries”: counterfeiting and piracy, drug trafficking, illegal logging, human trafficking, illegal mining, illegal fishing, the illegal wildlife trade, crude oil theft...
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