Throughout history, crime has existed in many different forms and has been committed by not only individuals, but by groups as well. Crime is something that knows no boundaries; it exists in all cultures, is committed by all races, and has existed in all time periods. The Mafia was first developed in Sicily during feudal times to protect the estates of landlords who were out of town. The word Mafia, derived from the Sicilian
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children. Crime organization must be stopped however the task is one that is difficult. They have infiltrated the government and law enforcement agencies with the lure of money. Unfortuanetly crime does pay in many instances. It is up to each of us to not look the other way, but be aware that their are really no victimless crimes. One way or another, we all pay either by higher taxes or by a more violent society.