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Gangs a Journey into the Heart of the British Underworld UK

Tony Thompson

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ISBN 10: 0340838264 / ISBN 13: 9780340838266
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Title: Gangs a Journey into the Heart of the ...

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

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The original "Gangland Britain" was conceived and written at a time when organised crime in the UK was still in its infancy. Eight years on the picture has changed dramatically. Organised crime is now the country's third biggest industry. The number of gangland murders, shootings and kidnappings, along with the levels of drug trafficking, people smuggling and money laundering, have all experienced phenomenal growth. Multi million pound drug deals and vicious turf wars have spread out from the inner cities and now affect even the most rural communities. The day-to-day impact of organised crime on our lives has never been greater. In "Gangs," award-winning author Tony Thompson takes us on a gripping journey into the underworld. From Triad human traffickers in Dover and ecstasy factor owners in Liverpool, to Albanian vice barons in London and gun-toting teenage crack dealers in Birmingham, "Gangs" reveals the inside story of contemporary organised crime.

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Tony Thompson is the Crime Correspondent of the Observer.

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