Blog posts with "organized crime"

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More Details on the Mexico Massacre

  Here is a recent article about the current investigation into the massacre of 72 migrants by the Zetas Cartel along the Mexican American border that was touched on in my prior posts. Take a look.  

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Lead Investigator Found Dead

  As a sad update to my prior post, the missing lead investigator in the case of a recent mass murder along the Mexican American border was found dead according to recent reports. His name does not yet seem to have been released. More details are available from the Guardian.  

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Willful Blindness: The Story of US Banks Enabling Violent Drug Cartels to Launder Money

Not that this should be a total shock, but our banking system has played a large role in the livelihood of the violent drug cartels that are wreaking havoc along our border. Several banks, including Wachovia, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo have been implicated. Wachovia alone has admitted to mishandling $378.7 billion in illicit funds from 2004-2007, that's one third of Mexico's current GDP! For a good write up on the subject, check out Bloomberg. And as a footnote, the lead investigator of...

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The Sands Macau and Triad Henchmen

  In an exciting story pulled from the leaves of a crime thriller paperback, we have news from Las Vegas, by way of Macau. From the city that pioneered the casino, violent organized criminals strike again. This time hailing from the east.   Macau, an island off the cost of Hong Kong, is a vibrant city of industry and entertainment. Five men were convicted of crimes in a Hong Kong court last year stemming from a plot to punish, and kill, a dealer from the Sands Macau casino. The perpetrators...

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Chinese Crackdown on Organized Crime

In the eclectic political and economic system of China, a significant crackdown on organized and white collar crime has been in the works for the past few years. China's rich history from dynastic monarchies, a repressive communist revolution, to a capitalism-infused modern economy has long had a connection to the powerful semi-criminal organization commonly referred to as the Triad. In fact, underground groups were a powerful force in the overthrow of the dynastic system in China at the begi...

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