The upperworld and the underworld : case studies of racketeering and business infiltrations in the United States / Robert J. Kelly.

Author
Kelly, Robert J., 1938- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, c1999.
Description
xvii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Criminal justice and public safety [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Action note
Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: Organized Crime Penetrations of Legitimate Businesses 9
  • Models and Images of Organized Crime 11
  • The Assets and Resources of Organized Crime Groups 16
  • Racketeering in Legitimate Businesses 21
  • Strategies of Infiltration into the Legitimate Sectors 23
  • Dangerous Intersections: Organized Crime and Legitimate Business 25
  • Organized Crime in Russia and Chicago: Survival of the Fittest 31
  • Mafia and Repressive Stability in the South of Italy 34
  • Power Politics and Organized Crime 39
  • Chapter 2 The Infiltration of Organized Criminal Groups into U.S. Trade Unions 47
  • The Early Days 47
  • Labor Organizes 48
  • Mafia 52
  • The McClellan Committee 53
  • The New Mob 56
  • 25 Years after Valachi 57
  • The President's Commission on Organized Crime 59
  • Unions, Gangsters, and Employers in Retrospect 60
  • Consent Decrees and Trusteeships: Law Enforcement Responses 62
  • The Teamsters 63
  • Philadelphia Roofers Union, Local 30/30B 63
  • Teamster Local 560 63
  • The Scope of Labor Racketeering 64
  • The Needle Trades 64
  • The Mine Workers: A Case of Corporate Gangsterism 66
  • Hollywood and Hoodlums 66
  • Chapter 3 Master Builders, Master Criminals: Corruption and Racketeering in the Construction Industry 73
  • The Construction Industry in New York City 76
  • Classification of Construction 76
  • High-Rise, High-Cost Construction 77
  • The "Achilles Heel" in the Construction Industry: A Catalogue of Crime 78
  • A Fit of Absent-Mindedness: Criminal Go-Betweens in Historical Perspective 80
  • Extortion 81
  • Bribery 82
  • Theft 83
  • Frauds 83
  • Performance Bond Fraud 85
  • Collusive Bidding and Bid Rigging 85
  • Racketeering and Corruption Implications 86
  • Racketeering Susceptibility 87
  • The Labor Market 88
  • Collective Bargaining 88
  • Competitive and Fragmented Economic Environment 89
  • Cost of Delays 90
  • Racketeering Potential 91
  • The Indispensable Men: Racketeers at Large and at Work 95
  • Chapter 4 The Last Waterfront: The Fulton Fish Market and the ILA as Family Businesses 105
  • Project "Underworld" 107
  • Postwar Period and Revitalization 109
  • Waterfront Racketeering: The ILA and Criminal Collusions 111
  • Chapter 5 The Pizza Connection: Selling Dough and Dope 119
  • The Heroin Pipeline 120
  • The Legitimate Business as a "Front" 122
  • The Networks 123
  • The Investigation 124
  • The Prosecution 125
  • The Verdict 126
  • The Politics and Economics of Drugs 128
  • Chapter 6 Dirty Dollars: The Carting and Waste Disposal Industries 135
  • Environmental Protection and Organized Crime: Problems and Prospects 145
  • Controlling Waste Disposal 147
  • New York City and the Garbage Cartel 148
  • Chapter 7 Other Crimes, Other Criminals: Racketeering in Chinatown and Brighton Beach 157
  • Chinatown 158
  • The Tongs and Organized Crime 158
  • The "Hatchet Men" 163
  • Triads, or the White Lotus Society Reincarnated 168
  • The Chinese Underworld Today 170
  • Tong and Gang Relationships with Police 172
  • Extortion in Chinatown 172
  • Brighton Beach: Little Odessa by the Sea 173
  • Gasoline Bootlegging 177
  • The "Daisy Chain" and the "Burn" 178
  • The Mafia and the Mafiya 179
  • Polluted Petroleum 180
  • Chapter 8 Criminal Opportunities in Legitimate Businesses: Control Policy Issues 187
  • Organized Crime as a Spectacle 195
  • Tactics and Strategies 195
  • The Maneuvers of Money Laundering 196
  • Infiltrating Legitimate Businesses 197
  • The Role of Intelligence 200
  • The Tools of Analytical Intelligence 202
  • Telephone Record Analysis (TRA) 202
  • Association Analysis (AA) 202
  • Net Worth Analysis (NWA) 204
  • Business Record Analysis (BRA) 205
  • Threat Assessment (TA) 205
  • Traditional and Nontraditional Organized Crime Groups 206
  • Prosecutorial Efforts Against Organized Crime Infiltrations 207
  • Role of Crime Commissions and Hearings as a Control Mechanism 209
  • The Witness Security Program (WSP) 210
  • Cooperation and Coordination among Law Enforcement Agencies 211
  • Blacklisting Public Contractors as an Anticorruption and Racketeering Strategy 214
  • The Future of Organized Crime 220
  • The Troika of Organized Crime 227
  • Business Vulnerabilities 230
  • Racketeering Enterprises and Domination 232
  • Public and Private Partnerships 235
  • Regulation 237.
ISBN
0306459698
LCCN
^^^98047606^
OCLC
40126982
RCP
H - S
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