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dc.contributor.advisorStafford, Mark
dc.contributor.advisorJamieson, J. D.
dc.contributor.authorHollier, Valerie ( )
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-04T17:25:06Z
dc.date.available2020-06-04T17:25:06Z
dc.date.issued2009-08
dc.identifier.citationHollier, V. (2009). Russian organized crime: Within the parameters of a national security threat (Unpublished thesis). Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas.
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/11126
dc.description.abstractRussian criminal enterprises are commonly understood among researchers and practitioners as an unconventional addition to the umbrella of existing organized crime groups. Recent literature attempts to convey Russian organized crime (ROC) as a significant threat to the U.S. by pinning the sophistication of Russian enterprises against the traditional methods of mafia groups. This thesis uses a combination of relevant literature and previously defined threat assessment variables as groundwork to establish ROC as a security threat in the U.S. Ultimately, results from this study suggest that ROC should be considered a national security threat, and establishes a geographic pattern of high- risk activity per region.
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dc.format.extent113 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectOrganized crime
dc.subjectEspionage
dc.subjectBusiness intelligence
dc.subjectRussia
dc.subjectNational security
dc.titleRussian Organized Crime: Within the Parameters of a National Security Threat
txstate.documenttypeThesis
thesis.degree.departmentCriminal Justice
thesis.degree.grantorTexas State University--San Marcos
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science
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txstate.departmentCriminal Justice and Criminology


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