The Ghost Army: the Inside Story of the ‘Super-Cartel’

It was a silent criminal corporation.It was worth tens of billions of dollars.They killed and tortured their opponents without giving any signals or clues to their existence.They were the Super Cartel.One of the world's largest drug traffickers and virtually no one knew anything about them.Welcome to CrimeWaves. ** It was a war.In the 1980s, Pablo Escobar, the head of the Medellin drug cartel in Colombia, began a military onslaught against the very state of Colombia. It began...

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Red Mafia & Black Mafia: Asian Police-Political Theater and Sports Gambling

There are two events occurring in Asia that show the close links between organized crime and top government officials. 

The first is in Hong Kong. The territory - nominally, an independent part of China under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ agreement hammered out with the departing Brits in 1997, is in the grip of a series of demonstrations protesting new legislation allowing the extradition of criminal suspects to China. The demonstrations were mostly peaceful until organized crime (the Triads) got...

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