Organized Crime Group Analysis

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Organized Crime Group Analysis
Team A
CJA 384
Organized Crime Group Analysis In this paper it was asked of us as a team to give an in-depth historical analysis of an organized crime group. With this class being about organized crime one would think to write about mobsters, but we decided to think outside the box. Even though when thinking of organized crime the first thought is The Italian Mafia and groups of that sort, one has to remember that organized crime comes in many different forms of organizations. From this class we were able to understand more on organized crime and who can be classified as an organized crime organization. Organizations that one would never really think of as having ties to organized crime may have some
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Bite, 2012). The structure of the Aryan Brotherhood was built on race and control to protect its white members in prison but on the outside its street distribution saw only one color green. As for its political gain the group says it has no political ties what so ever. Through my readings I found that there is a link between the Aryan brotherhood and KKK and that’s in the military. Scott Barfield a defense department investigator said “Recruiters are knowingly allowing neo-Nazis and white supremacists to join the army forces, and commanders do not remove them from the military even after we positively identify them as extremists or gang members”. In the U.S there have been members of the Klan that held political ground Robert Byrd Dem U.S senator and David Duke Louisiana St. legislature are some. It’s a latter effect from prison to politics but within my readings the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Now-a-days The Aryan Brotherhood is dwindling in groups and more are being spread out and held in isolation all over the U.S to dismember groups (B.G. Bite, 2011) The Aryan Brotherhood run illegal businesses as themselves or allied with other gangs (Aryan Brotherhood, 2012). In 1972 it is said that the Aryan Brotherhood formed an alliance with the Mexican Mafia so that they could all import drugs into the U.S. The
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