By Jerry Langton
Jerry Langton is a veteran journalist whose paintings has seemed within the Toronto megastar, The Globe and Mail, Maclean's, day-by-day information (New York) and lots of different publications.
Showdown tells the interior tale of the road struggle among Canada's so much violent biker gangs—the Outlaws and the Hells Angels. as soon as bikers who rode jointly, Mario Parente and Walter Stadnick are actually mortal enemies embroiled in a bloody turf struggle over the profitable drug, prostitution and vice markets in Ontario's Golden Horseshoe.
Walter Stadnick isn't really an impressive guy. At five-foot-four, his face and fingers scarred through hearth in a motorbike twist of fate, he wouldn't come to mind as chief of Canada's such a lot infamous biker gang, the Hells Angels. yet not just did he lead the Angels throughout the violent conflict with their opponents, the Rock desktop, in Montreal within the nineties, Stadnick additionally observed a chance to develop the Hells Angels right into a nationwide legal gang. Fallen Angel information one man's inconceivable upward thrust to energy in a single of the world's so much violent firms, whereas laying off mild on how this enigmatic and unsafe biker gang operated and why it is still so powerful.
The individuals of Mexico's drug cartels are one of the felony underworld's such a lot formidable and ruthless marketers. Supplanting the once-dominant Colombian cartels, the Mexican drug cartels at the moment are the first vendors of heroin and cocaine into the U.S. and Canada. In Gangland, bestselling writer Jerry Langton information their scary stranglehold at the financial system and everyday life of Mexico this present day and what it portends for the way forward for Mexico and its neighbours.
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The advent of the computer, for example, gives large numbers of people access to the documents and transactions that are so much a part of white-collar illegalities. The growth of modern state bureaucracies has placed millions of dollars in the hands of people who never would have had access to such sums in the past. The development of a credit economy has also expanded the opportunities for such crimes. . White-collar crime was defined [in our studies] as “economic offenses committed through the use of some combination of fraud, deception, or collusion.
On June 14, 2002, while working on a sewer pipe in a 10-foot-deep trench, he was buried alive under a rush of collapsing muck and mud. A plumber’s apprentice, barely 22 years old, Walter had tried to claw his way to the surface of the pit. But sludge filled his throat and thousands of pounds of dirt pressed on his chest, until he could no longer draw a breath. The regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration mandate that persons doing the job that Patrick Walters was performing be trained so that they can recognize dangerous conditions and ensure that they are made safe.
S. Department of Justice, May 1970). ANALYSIS The position taken in this monograph about the proper way to define white-collar crime established the battle line between a social science and a legal approach to the subject matter. For social scientists, the law is the product of a legislative and judicial system that tends to be concerned with special interests, most notably favoring businesses and the wealthy, who contribute the money to politicians that is essential to their achievement or continuation in office.