After drug trafficking, the trafficking of humans ties with arms sales as the most lucrative business for the organized crime industry.
Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the 19 murders allegedly committed by James "Whitey" Bulger is that he performed the killings himself. For many Americans, this self-reliant brand of homicide harkens back to a simpler, more disgusting time.
What is it about rats that incline juries to believe them? There is virtually no empirical and anecdotal evidence from which to try to draw conclusions, even tentative ones.
Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.
With Brazilians recovering from carnival hangovers the sports world is feeling the lingering effects of a game fixing case local media are calling the Whistle Mafia.
Organized crime is a business. Reducing demand through providing legal sources hurts that business. Hardline rhetoric and wars of statistics cannot change that fundamental equation.
SAN FRANCISCO -- While the threat of cyber terrorism is much discussed in government and the media, the biggest threat around Internet security ar...
Imagine an America without jazz. Imagine an America in which alcohol is still illegal. Imagine an America without Broadway, Las Vegas, or Hollywood.
Campaigns fueled with illicitly filched funds derived from federal felonies are akin to a fencing operation. They mock the rule of law and the democratic process.
If there was ever a shining example of why you should Move Your Money from Wall Street, legalized loan sharking is a good one.
Jonathan Eig, author of Get Capone and other books, stopped by The Interview Show to discuss Al Capone, writing and more.
As this year's tax deadline approaches, let's skip the usual grumbling and look at the bright side: Income tax has helped the government put some of the country's most notorious criminals behind bars.
As a defense attorney who has followed the case and once represented Peter Gotti, I can't help but wonder, "Would there have been a different result if John Gotti testified on his own behalf?"
GAIJIN JUSTICE - PART II CS: I know that your background in covering organized crime segued into the issue of human trafficking. I was surprised t...
PART 1: YAKUZA Did you see the story on "Sixty Minutes" about the Japanese mafia? The Yakuza is one of the most powerful organized crime syndic...