The World History of Organized Crime

  • Published 2 years ago
  • 5.5

Hong Kong to Sicily, this set of grip examines five of the unions most notorious criminal world.

The World History of Organized Crime travels the world to get an insight into some of the most active criminal organizations, dangerous and evil in existence. The five episodes focus on a different region, examining the conditions that contributed to these groups, talking to specialists in law enforcement about how they are fighting, and true stories of famous cases.

Sicily: With its long history of foreign occupation, the people of Sicily has created a culture of self-reliance, honor, and distrust of authority. With this in place, La Cosa Nostra emerged in late 1800 and was able to put a stranglehold on his country, which went virtually no threat until the end of 1980. That’s when Judge Giovanni Falcone began to prosecute and convict with the aid of the testimony of Tommaso Buscetta.

Russia: After the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia became a free market economy, opening the doors of the Red Mafia to take control of approximately 40% of the nation’s economy. As one of the most feared criminal organizations, violent, creative and well educated in the world, the red mafia has been hard to locate and close.

China: This program examines the secret history of the Triads, their traditions, their influence in America, and its main export commodity – human cargo.

India: Located in Bombay, “Bollywood” is one of the most prolific film industries and profitable in the world. Unfortunately, it is also the target of the Mafia underground, helping the industry and the government refused to assist with financing. The program also explores the roots of the mafia and traces back to the “thugs” of the 19th century.

Colombia: Focus on posters and in particular, Pablo Escobar, the program explains how the most lucrative exports Colombia – Cocaine – is formed in a country of violence and corruption. Using the narco-terrorism and bribery, posters quickly took control of Colombia, but even its dissolution did not complete the unstoppable flow of drugs.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Social
jeremy scahill dirty wars
youtube icon
01:26:17
Media +2

Jeremy Scahill is one of the best reporters in the United States. He is the founding editor of The Intercept, an online news publication, and author of some of the best US mi...

  • 2,758
  • 7 months ago
  • 10(6)
Social
mac barnett
youtube icon
17:04

We live in an era where people read fewer and fewer books. Especially children. With all this technology and advancement we have, children’s books are becoming rarity. Chil...

  • 1,011
  • 7 months ago
  • Not Rated
Social
delhi market
youtube icon
49:14

Delhi in India is one of the most populated cities in the world. With population of close to 10 million, Delhi is definitely a huge city. As a big city, Delhi faces a number ...

  • 1,108
  • 7 months ago
  • 8(1)
Social
1918 influenza
youtube icon
55:36
Health +2

When a person sick by flu sneezes or coughs, more than half a million virus particles can spread to those that are close to the infected person. During the World War I, incre...

  • 1,036
  • 7 months ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

3,568 Videos / 5,014,439 Views
Related Articles
Latin is a dead language, nobody uses it in modern times. But there was a time when Latin was used to educate the masses
  • 1,824
  • 6 months ago
“Do dogs really think”, “can dogs communicate with us”, “how can we understand our dogs”?
  • 1,173
  • 7 months ago
In the wake of Donald Trump becoming a President and waiting for his pet, we remember some of the dogs that lived in the...
  • 1,308
  • 9 months ago
The Victorian era lasted from the 1830s to the 1900s and was named after queen Victoria’s reign
  • 1,764
  • 1 year ago