10. Jamaican-British Mafia (Yardies gang)
On the tenth place came from Jamaica to Britain, who moved to England in the 50s. This ethnic group controls a good part of our operations on the arms trade and drug trafficking. This mafia is trying to infiltrate into government structures, so is not as strong as the others. In the British police do not dare to classify Yardie gangs as organized crime, as they have no real structure or central leadership
9. Albanian mafia
Albania is composed of numerous criminal gangs. Their rules are unchanged from the XV century … The Albanian mafia is involved in the white slave trade, alcohol, and tobacco control prostitution, car theft and racketeering. His “activities” she began in the 80’s of last century. Widely available in the United States and Britain. A distinctive feature is the brutality used in promotions for revenge.
8. The Serbian mafia
Serbian mafia has found its place in the ranks of the leaders, because it works in dozens of countries and is associated with drug trafficking, contract killings, racketeering, robbery, control rates and gambling houses. The lists of Interpol is about 350 Serb civilians, which are often the employees and managers of the biggest drug cartels in the world. Serbian gangsters known and intellectual robberies, which often act out Hollywood scripts, as well as fast and clean executions. Currently, there are about 30-40 groups working in Serbia
7. Israeli mafia
These guys are working in the field of banditry in many countries, the main kind of activity – drug trafficking and prostitution. Times have changed, and if used on them once watched with awe because of their ability to krysheval, but today it is not the ruthless assassin long thought before pulling the trigger. Russian-Israeli Mafia entrenched in the U.S. political system so well that knock them out can not afford even the vaunted U.S. military.
Mexican Mafia – a powerful criminal structure in the United States, leaving the roots in the prison world. Born in the 50s, was positioned as the protection of Mexicans imprisoned in the United States, from other criminals and security of prisons. Main activities – extortion and drug trafficking. Prone to rapid massacre of unwanted and not paying them to set them the same tax.
5. Japanese Yakuza
Japanese mafia proudly traces its origins to the impoverished gentry samurai, ronin, or, as they called them in Japan. The heirs of the founding fathers of large families of nobles who had no sometimes nothing but the sword, they inherited the right to wear a sword and even a samurai’s hair: shave the forehead and top of head, back of the head with long hair braided into a tight ponytail and stick to a bluish scalp. Although the Japanese mafia is known throughout the world, in everyday life of the local towns immediately uglyadet her hard. Meanwhile, the Japanese mafia has one hundred and ten thousand people, while She is loud and boisterous American – all twenty thousand. When you consider that the U.S. population is approximately twice as large as that of Japan, it is easy to calculate that for every Japanese has eleven times more than the American, professional rapists, robbers and murderers. Areas of activity: racketeering, distribution of prohibited pornography from Europe and America, prostitution and illegal immigration.
4. Chinese Triads
The fact that the rapidly growing China is rapidly becoming a leader in global development, said today all over the world. But there are also negative aspects of this process. As we strengthen the leading position of China in the global economy, Chinese organized crime is rapidly expanding its presence in transnational criminal ways. “Triad” has already staged a “third world” to their competitors! “Riding the ‘migration, mafias of China and the Chinese mafia in other countries took the leading position in the organization of human trafficking and establishing flows of illegal migration. The report by Europol (June of 2006) noted that the Chinese mafia groups called leaders in human trafficking in the European Union. Chinese “triads” pushed Japan’s homegrown mafia – yakuza: the share of the Chinese account for about half of all crimes committed by foreigners.
3. Colombian Drug Cartels
Colombian mafia is one of the world’s largest suppliers of cocaine. All the efforts of the public authorities still remain in vain, as the bandits business is more than successful. Colombian drug mafia has existed since the mid-60’s of the last century. Cartels “Medellin” and “Kali” very quickly became the leading manufacturers of the world’s cocaine.
2. The Sicilian and American Cosa Nostra
Members of the Sicilian Mafia (left to right), Salvatore Lo Bue, Salvatore Lo Cicero, Gaetano Lo Presti, Giuseppe Scaduto, Antonino Spera, Gregorio Agrigento, Luigi Caravello, Mariano Troia, Giovanni Adelfio and Francesco Bonomo in the XIII century. Sicily is constantly robbing not only the Algerian pirates, but the French troops and mercenaries who had served Northern Italian dukes and princes. Organized armed struggle against the French islanders began in 1282 under the slogan «Morete alla Francia, Italia anela» («Die, France – a breath, Italy”), the first letters of appeal Sicilians were the battle cry: «Mafia!». Soon, self-defense units have become units of professional soldiers who have been taken from the peasants tribute for protection against external enemies. In the XIX century. Mafia, which has become one system, even tried to achieve separation of the island from Italy and requested the union by Giuseppe Garibaldi, but forces Duchy of Piedmont caused her defeat. At the end of the XIX century. thousands of Sicilians to escape from poverty and clan wars, moved to America. In major U.S. cities arose Cosa Nostra («Our Business”) – a network of Sicilian “families” that controlled the casinos, smuggling, prostitution, illegal alcohol, tobacco, weapons, and racketeering. All the “konsorterii” Sicily are “respectable community”, led by Capo di tutti Capi, the head of all the chapters.Important figures in the structure of the Mafia are also picciotti di ficatu (assassins), stopalieri (bodyguards), gabellotti (judge) and consiglieri (councilors).
1. Russian Mafia
Russian mafia employs 500,000 people. Her godfathers control 70% of the Russian economy, as well as prostitution in Macau and China, drug trafficking in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, money laundering in Cyprus, Israel, Belgium and England, car theft, trafficking in nuclear materials and prostitution in Germany. With the disappearance of the “Iron Curtain” expansion of Russian crime ceased to be controlled and directed as it was before the collapse of the Soviet Union. The first wave of “exporting” crime area, then still the Soviet Union, took place in the early 70’s, when allowed to emigrate to Israel of Soviet Jews. This wave was not comparable to the second – when the collapse of the Soviet Union collapsed the “iron curtain”. Then the world really appreciated the size of the Russian crime, which he called “Russian mafia.” Russian crime community is sometimes very specific interests around the world. In December 1993 the Western press for the first time mentioned that the group “shake” Russian hockey players playing in foreign clubs, the so-called “Legion.” Mass of material on the subject in the media in the years to say that “sports racket” has acquired a truly industrial scale. According to some reports, the Russian criminal community now operates in 50 countries. According to the American professor Louise Shelley, the RRR in 1991 exported from Russia worth $ 150 billion. According to other sources – $ 50 billion, but too much.