International Journal on Criminology Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2014 - Page 12

Criminal organizations started on a small-scale to test the market, just a few hundred thousand francs to begin with. Yet, they have managed to steal several billion euros with 40 years of practical experience, like the Ponzi schemes that will soon celebrate a century of existence, and which still seem as effective as ever. What will the next stage be? International Journal on Criminology 10