DRUG TRAFFICKING is an immensely profitable enterprise that involves white-collar crime, particularly money laundering and political corruption. It is defined as the movement of illegal drugs across borders. Major drug syndicates that now look very much like other multinational firms in terms of size, resources, and sophistication conduct this transportation system. While these drug criminals have become more sophisticated, law enforcers have been slow to adapt to changing patterns of white-collar crime.

The issue of illegal traffic in drugs is an old one. In the past, drug cartels relied upon brutality. Drug traffickers, such as the infamous Colombian Juan Pablo Escobar, were noted for torturing and murdering anyone who got in their way. Such tactics deeply antagonized other individuals, often to the point of creating ...

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