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Director Addresses Citizens Crime Commission of New York

Director Robert S. Mueller, III, discussed the evolving threat of organized crime today with members of the Citizens Crime Commission of New York.

Director Addresses Citizens Crime Commission of New York

Director Mueller at Citizens Crime Commission of New YorkDirector Robert S. Mueller, III, discussed the evolving threat of organized crime today with members of the Citizens Crime Commission of New York. 


"Some believe that organized crime is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, this is not the case," Director Mueller said. "Traditional criminal syndicates still con, extort, and intimidate American citizens."

"But the playing field has changed. We have seen a shift from regional families with a clear structure, to flat, fluid networks with global reach. These international enterprises are more anonymous and more sophisticated. Rather than running discrete operations, on their own turf, they are running multi-national, multi-billion dollar schemes from start to finish."

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Jan 27, 2011 09:15 PM