Economic Globalization and the Transnational Crime of Drug Trafficking and Lottery Scamming

Evidence from Jamaica

Suzette A. Haughton


Chapter 4 utilizes two important dimensions of economic globalization, financial liberalization, and the increase in communication and transportation technologies, to show some of the ways in which Jamaica’s drug traffickers and lottery scammers have capitalized on the liberalizing forces of this process. The author claims that drug trafficking and lottery scamming are transnational crime problems affecting people and the state, and concludes with a discussion on major prevention and repression strategies used by Jamaican authorities to counter these crimes.


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