The mafia

The mafia is a well-organized enterprise that deals with drugs, prostitution, loan sharking, and other illegal activities. They also have investments in several legal enterprises. These enterprises are usually cash-only businesses. This is one way that they can launder their monies. Ponzi schemes are also an organized enterprise. If violators are caught, they are charged under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

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Research mafia organizations within the United States.
What is their involvement in the illegal drug industry? Explain.
How are drugs transported and sold by mafia organizations within the United States? Explain.
What criminal activities result from this drug trafficking? Explain.

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