CJ 477: Organized Crime


CJ 477 Syllabus

CJ 477 Study Guide
Asian Organized Crime Groups - powerpoint

Mexican Cartels - powerpoint

Motorcycle Gangs in America - powerpoint

Russian Organized Crime Groups - powerpoint


Photos of American Organized Crime Figures

Differences Between the 1967 and 1987 Presidential Investigations of Organized Crime, from Albanese

Asia's Wildlife Trade, by Christy

Not Just Urban Legend, by Interlandi

An Organized Crime Family, drawn from the Presidential Task Force on Organized Crime

Police Incident Report of the Albert Anastasia Murder

Organized Crime Primer

Picture of current storefront at 770 Saratoga Ave., NYC (site of Murder, Inc., Midnight Rose)

Interview with John Gotti, Jr., from 60 Minutes

Whitey Bulger arrested, from MSN

The Scapegoat, by English (article about Whitey Bulger)

Dillinger Not Killed by the FBI, by Nash

Asian Organized Crime, by Keene

Excerpts from Analysis of Corruption by Sokaiya in Japan, by Yokoyama

Typical Triad Organization, from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations  

Abstract - Sicilian Cosa Nostra  

Ndrangheta in Calabria, by Figliomeni (power point presentation)

Abstract - U.S. Cosa Nostra  

Art Crime, by Summers

Art Crime Complaint, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Abstract - Colombian Cartels/Russian Mafia  

Richard Kuklinski:  Confessions of a Mafia Hit Man

John Dillinger:  Dead or Alive?, from the National Museum of Crime and Punishment

Statue of Felix Dzerzhinsky

A Model for Success in the Drug War, by Thomas

How El Chapo Got U.S. Agents to help him become Mexico's most Powerful Drug Lord, by Roston

Arrest of El Chapo Guzman

Mexican Drug Cartel's Main Areas of Influence, from BBC News  

Why Mexico's Drug War May Become It's Iraq, by Grillo

Photo of Mexican Drug Cartel Cash Seizure 

Arrest of La Familia Boss, from MSN

Blog del Narco (a blog that examines Mexican drug cartels)

Bloodshed on the Border, by Campo-Flores and Campbell

A Mexican Town Wages Its Own War on Drugs, by Okeowo

Mexican/American Drug Flow Cartoon, by Keefe

Abstract - Japanese Yakuza  

Abstract - China:  Triads  

History of Organized Crime in Russia, by Gilinsky

Challenging the Russian Mafia Mystique, by Finckenauer and Waring

Russian Organized Crime:  A Criminal Hydra, by O'Neal

What the Mafia's Good For, by Luttwak 

Organized Crime Threat Assessment Variables

Predicting Organized Crime Infiltration into Legitimate Business, from Albanese 

U.S. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Annual Report  (TIPS Report)

"A Health Provider's Role in Fighting Human Trafficking," by Jkim
Human Trafficking in Cambodia, U.S. State Department

Characteristics of Chinese Human Smugglers, by Zhang and Chin
Prostitution Laws of the World

International Money Laundering, by Webster and McCampbell  

Money Laundering:  A Global Threat and the International Community Response, by Schroeder

FATF Blacklist

How is Money Laundered?

Ten Strategies to Combat Money Laundering, drawn from Schroeder  

The Shady Deals of God's Banker, by Katz

Why We Love Being Conned, by McArdle

Links to BCCI Bank Scandal Information

Links to Nugan Hand Bank Scandal Information
From Liechtenstein to Hong Kong:  How Cuba Uses Shell Companies... by Hall and Torres

Nebraska Marijuana and Controlled Substances Tax

Opium Wars, by Draper

Prime Numbers: Doped, (price of cocaine and heroin) by Kilmer and Reuter

Cybercrime, by Sullivan

"Environmental Crimes," by Wright and Imfeld 

Account of the Commonwealth Bank of Nebraska collapse 

Ivan Boesky's home in La Jolla, California 

The Watergate Affair

Watergate handout

Credit Mobilier Scandal

Credit Mobilier and Enron

Corruption in the 21st Century

Transparency International Transparency Index 2012

Transparency International Corruption Research Conclusions

The 'White Room' Revisited, by Greenway


Photo of 23 year-old Joseph Stalin

Photo of 33 year-old Mao Zedong

Night of the Long Knives, from Wikipedia

Dachau: The Medical Experiments, by Blaha

Birkenau Extermination Camp, by Bendel

Auschwitz: The Gas Chamber, by Litwinska

Holocaust Testimony

Photo of Adolph Eichmann (taken in 1940)

Photo of Reinhardt Heydrich (taken in 1942)

Film Documentary on the Rape of Nanjing

Painting of the Rape of Nanjing, from the Nanjing Holocaust Museum

The Making of a Monster, by di Giovanni

Yugoslavian War Crime Tribunal articles

"Justice and the Killing Fields," The Economist

International Law, by Friedman

Twenty-Two Crimes Under the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice

International Law and Crimes of the State

Synanon, drawn from Ofshe

Problems in Prosecuting Organized Crime

A Review of Deterring Corporate Crime, by Simpson and Koper

INTERPOL, by Imhoff and Butler  

Meeting the Challenge of Transnational Crime, by Finckenauer

Asset Forfeiture Through Illegal Drug Trafficking Taxes, by Laver and Denigro  

A Review of, "The Politics and Economics of Organized Crime," by Alexander and Caiden

The Activities and Personnel of Twenty-First Century Organized Crime, by Moore