posted on Aug, 17 2004 @ 09:21 PM
Here are some less known ones well atleast to me
they were. Well except for the Mexican one I knew about that but forgot to put it on the list
Jamaican -- The Jamaican Posse underworld (from Kingston) has developed a reputation as one of the first "nontraditional" organized crime groups.
They basically developed the marketing techniques for crack, controlling about 40% of it in the U.S. They also engage in kidnapping, murder, robbery,
and auto theft. There are 40 known posses operating throughout the U.S., for a total of 22,000 hardcore members.
Mafia (Neustra Cosa). Mexican -- Alien smuggling, drug trafficking, and money laundering are big business for the Mexican
Jewish -- In Israel, several Jews from the former Soviet state of Georgia have formed organized crime groups, and of course, there's been
gangster-style Jewish organized crime in America ever since the days of Meyer Lansky (one of the best books on him is But He Was Good to His
heres some cool links I found on the topic