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Measuring organised crime infiltration in legal businesses

Riccardi, M and Berlusconi, Giulia (2017) Measuring organised crime infiltration in legal businesses In: Organised Crime in European Businesses. Routledge, London, pp. 16-32. ISBN 9781138191099

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This chapter discusses the methodological challenges in defining, operationalising and measuring organised crime infiltration in legal businesses. It first reviews existing definitions and measures of organised crime; it then focuses on infiltration, outlining the differences with respect to the concepts of organised crime investments and money laundering. It discusses the strengths and the weaknesses of existing measures and methodological approaches (e.g. analysis of statistics on confiscated assets, of personal holdings, of case studies), suggesting further directions to improve the collection of data and research in this field.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
Authors :
Riccardi, M
Editors :
Savona, EU
Riccardi, M
Date : 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2017 Routledge
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 07 Dec 2017 10:14
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 19:05

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