Organized crime definition- The unlawful activities of the members of a highly organized association engaged in supplying illegal goods and other unlawful activities.
Statistics- These organizations steal about 30 billion dollars worth of cargo each year.
There is also another 30 billions dollars of retail theft each year. Examples of retail theft is something like credit card fraud.
1.5 billions dollars of jewelry is stolen each year.
What can you do to prevent this? Everyone can be sure to refuse to accept counterfeit money. Do not give business to these organizations. Report activities related to these organizations to the authorities.
Current event http://www.insightcrime.org/news-analysis/organized-crime-in-the-americas-what-to-expect-in-2016
Works cited "Organized Crime." FBI. FBI, 03 May 2016. Web. 27 Feb. 2017.