Film Piracy, Organized Crime, and Terrorism
by Gregory F. Treverton, at al.
Publisher: RAND Corporation 2008
Number of pages: 182
This report presents the findings of research into the involvement of organized crime and terrorist groups in counterfeiting products ranging from watches to automobile parts, from pharmaceuticals to computer software. It presents detailed case studies from around the globe in one area of counterfeiting, film piracy, to illustrate the broader problem of criminal groups finding a new and not-much-discussed way of funding their activities.
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