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Title: Organized Crime and Cocaine Trafficking
Corporate Author: Survivors and Victims Empowered
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 747
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume records the Commission's pursuit of its mandate, created by Executive Order 12435 of July 28, 1983, as it applies to the organized crime cartels which control the 74-90 metric tons of cocaine estimated to have entered the United States in 1984.
Abstract: The Commission addresses every aspect of organized crime in relation to cocaine trafficking: the nature and composition of the groups involved; the social and medical damage wrought by cocaine; the sources and amount of the illicit income; and the methods by which income has been transformed into usable, "laundered" funds. As the testimony in this record shows, every aspect of the defense against organized crime's cocaine trafficking depends on all other components, and no partial response can possibly succeed. Source country eradication must be comprehensive, long-term, and visibly supported by a national commitment to effective interdiction, enforcement, and education devoted to eliminating demand.
Main Term(s): Drug Related Crime; Organized crime
Index Term(s): Cocaine; Commission reports; Drug abuse; Drug law offenses
Note: Record of Hearing IV
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