To the question about the concept of organized crime

2019;
: 98-102
1
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
2
Ph.D

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.
It is also worth noting that the concept of organized crime still remains a source of controversy
and disagreement in the world and domestic criminological literature. This could be reconciled
if scientific and legal uncertainty did not adversely affect the effectiveness of the fight against
this phenomenon.

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