May 8, 2012

Catching the Middlemen Who Fuel Organized Crime

InSight Crime: "A new report released by the International Assessment and Strategy Center (IASC) highlights the role of specialized intermediaries, many of whom have connections to several illicit groups at once, in facilitating transnational crime.

The report (.pdf), entitled “Fixers, Super Fixers and Shadow Facilitators: How Networks Connect” is authored by IASC Senior Fellow Douglas Farah, and will be included as a chapter in a forthcoming book on global organized crime published by the Center for Complex Operations at National Defense University. In it, Farah looks beyond well-known international illegal organizations, to the networks of shadowy middlemen who make their activities possible. read more

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