2. What do you think has led to this increase in organized crime? Globalization, technology, and communications have all led to an increase in organized crime. Another factor is that the western desire to consume is the primary driver of international organized crime.
3. What are the three zones in the goods and services that organized crime offers? The three zones in the goods and services that organized crime offers are production, distribution, and consumption. Misha Glenny has states the zones of production are Afghanistan and Colombia, the zones of distribution are Mexico and Balkans, and the zones …show more content…
The growth of the drug industry in Canada represents which shift in organized crime? Why is this important? Canada became a key area of distribution and production for this insatiable market for drug substances. This is important because it shifts production away from the Western World. This sets a trend to overwhelm the policing capacity in the West.
5. What is one new trend in organized crime? Why? One new trend in organized crime is cybercrime. The key to it is social engineering. Hackers can easily persuade someone now a days to do things on their computer that is not in their best interest and the internet is assisting them.
6. What do you think countries should do to reduce organized crime globally? Organized crime impacts out bank accounts, communications, pensions, food, and government. What countries should do to reduce organized crime globally is band together to eliminate the threats. Drug smugglers can bypass the borders and come in the the United States from Mexico and Canada because we do not have enough men to help us eliminate the problem. Police force is minimizing for common crimes like speeding because there is a bigger threat they are trying to eliminate. However, in order for the police force to eliminate this threat properly, countries need to work together. It takes all sides to get rid of a threat as big as the production, distribution, and consumption of some of the worst acts of