The hottest import: Crime

Sanoff, Alvin P.
September 1996
U.S. News & World Report;9/30/96, Vol. 121 Issue 13, p49
Interviews crime reporter William Kleinknecht on organized crime in the United States. Immigration of mobsters from China, Russia and Iraq; Devising of different types of rackets, such as grocery coupon fraud; Links to foreign governments; Parallel between the ethnic gangs of the 1990s and America's earlier generations of gangsters; Possibility that the more recent groups may create a criminal superstructure, like the Jewish-Italian creation known as the Mafia.


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