The Mutation of the Illicit Trade Market

n the “old days,” organized crime was exclusively synonymous with La Cosa Nostra, and organized-crime figures focused their energies on prostitution and gambling. Back then, violence was present but predictable, and narcotics trafficking was frowned upon as “bad business” because of the great risks and potential penalties involved.1 At some point between the old days … Continue reading The Mutation of the Illicit Trade Market