oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The role of the Chinese triads in South African organised crime
|Article Title||The role of the Chinese triads in South African organised crime|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Criminology, University of South Africa. **Escom Corporate Investigations|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||107 - 115|
|Keyword(s)||Corruption, Gambling parlours, Gang, Houses of prostitution, Influence of triads, Intimidation, Opium dens, Organised hierarchy, Restrictive membership and Transnational social webs|
In South Africa crime is one of the four most important strategic challenges facing the country (Esterhuyse 1996). South Africa's porous borders, the opening up of the country with the lifting of sanctions and mass unemployment make the country a springboard for internationally organised crime.
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