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Breaking the Power of Organized Crime? The Administrative Approach in Amsterdam

  • Hans Nelen
  • Wim Huisman
Part of the Studies in Organized Crime book series (SOOC, volume 7)

In 1996, the Dutch criminologists Fijnaut and Bovenkerk reported to a parliamentary committee on police investigation methods in organized crime cases that Amsterdam had to be regarded as a “centre” for both national and international organized crime (Fijnaut & Bovenkerk, 1996). Some of the criminal groups involved had allegedly built up economic positions of power in the hotel and catering sector, the gambling sector and the property sector, mainly in the inner city districts and especially in the red-light district.

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Organize Crime Money Laundering City District Illegal Market Policy Theory 
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  • Wim Huisman

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