organized crime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n organized crime underworld organizations
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Usage

In literature:

The organ-grinder, after his day's crime, plays his accursed machine for love.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
The leaders will thieve and collaborate with organized crime.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
He may inherit an unstable organization that in certain hostile environments will lead him to any of these crimes.
"Crime: Its Cause and Treatment" by Clarence Darrow
Out of the horror and detestation of this crime was organized the Women's League of Justice, which soon had a membership of five hundred.
"What eight million women want" by Rheta Childe Dorr
Crimes may be committed by organized bodies of men.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
Again, the crime, whatever it were, and the eternal pollution is expressed in these same organs.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
In charging this dark catalogue of crime against this organization, I would not be unjust.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
War is in fact ordinarily only a legal organization of crime.
"Romulus, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
In organized societies, too, a mere nod from the chief may often lead with magic power to a crime.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Thus the primitive idea of crime has become organic and complete.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
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In news:

SAN DIEGO — Mexico's provincial newspapers boosted their coverage of organized crime events last year, but rarely went in depth, according to a new study.
's anti-gang unit aims for better police coordination to tackle organized crime.
A lawyer for Alexander Litvinenko's widow says he was working with MI6 and Spanish intelligence on alleged Russian state ties to organized crime.
The annual Crime Stoppers Telethon brought in $9,500 for the organization.
The jailbreaks expose a side of Mexico's broken prison system, where wardens either bend to organized crime or face death.
Canadian police have arrested 103 people connected to an alleged nationwide narcotics trafficking ring linked to organized crime that made an estimated US$50.13 million (CA$50 million) in six months.
Saginaw church organization announces initiative to fight crime.
The paper would like local organized crime to step up its game.
Organized crime likely in CIA attack.
Organized Crime Gangs Stifle Retail Profits.
Opening arguments began Wednesday in the organized-crime trial of one of former Dallas County Constable Derick Evans' commanders.
Bosnian police crack down on organized crime .
Organized crime 's new target: Medicare.
Organized crime hits Medicare.
Montreal police are linking the discovery of a man's body in the city to organized crime .
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In science:

P. Williams, Russian Organized Crime: The New Threat? (2nd ed.) (London: Frank Cass, 2000).
Intelligence gathering by capturing the social processes within prisons
Williams P (2001) Organized crime and cybercrime: synergies, trends and responses.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
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