Gewone beroepen en georganiseerde criminaliteit

Karin van Wingerde, K Huisman, Henk Bunt

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Abstract

There is a large – and still growing – body of criminological literature on the relationship between crime and work. However, the exact nature of that relationship often remains diffuse. In this article we explored the relationships between organized crime and work. Based on analysis of the forty most recent cases of the Organized Crime Monitor we distinguished between two types of relations connecting organized crime and work. First, crimes can be based in the occupation of the offender when the occupation provides concrete opportunities to offend or facilitates the crimes of others. Secondly, the occupation of the offender can also be used as a shield concealing the illegal behavior or identity of the offender.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)86-99
Number of pages14
JournalTijdschrift voor Criminologie
Volume53
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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