James B. Jacobs Book Report

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James B. Jacobs writes this book on the criminal exploitation of the American labor movement. His book goes beyond the history of labor racketeering to explore the issue from every conceivable angle. It looks at the various criminal methods employed; the depth of Mafia’s infiltration into some of the larger American unions; as well as the efforts of law enforcement, legitimate union organizers and anti-mob dissidents. Prosecutors ' successful uses of RICO are detailed, as are the deficiencies in RICO processes. Of particular interest to readers of Mafia titles, Jacobs provides explanations for the ways organized criminals insinuate themselves into and extract money from labor unions. Jacobs follows up with a lot historical examples which reads

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