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To the question about the concept of organized crime

The article is devoted to the analysis of the concept of “organized crime”. Using the
essential features of organized crime, we can agree with the existing in the scientific literature
understanding of it as a historically conditioned, negative social phenomenon, which is a
hierarchically constructed structure that relies on created crime capital and corruption, with
the purpose of providing the needs by raising capital, laundering the latter, and gaining power.