Match-fixing: when sports competitions are fixed, fixers win much money with their bets (winnings); honest punter lose money and bookies may be at financial risk. The combination of wide-spread accessibility of internet gambling and the interest of organised criminals has been the fuel on the fire of match-fixing.
The following five areas explore several ways in which sports organizations can shield themselves. Each is useful in its own right and overall they contribute to an overall protection system:.
I didn't do that. I didn't think I needed to. Mitch Green was going to kill him.
1. Sports regulations
The idea has since been expanded beyond crime to cover the globalization of all kinds of movements. According to Europol, organised crime has changed beyond recognition in the past 20 years resembling much more closely multinational corporations dealing with billions of dollars. These syndicates use globalization and invest in all aspects of civil society extending influence over ordinary people's lives.
Visions of Don King and Mike Tyson consumed Mitch Green, along with those of a number of black civic leaders he thought to be in collusions with them. It was generally assumed he was paranoid, ridiculous, and hazardous. But think about: When Mitch was a child in Georgia, his father had been shot dead at point-blank range by a man he was simultaneously shooting dead. The men's funerals were held in the same crematory on the same afternoon, both families perspiring through their Sunday best no more than a few feet apart. Or this: As a gang lord, Mitch administered over New York's Black Spades, a gig that demanded him to sustain an aura of intimidation while securing off anyone crazy enough to demand him. Or this: As a young man who 'd won the New York Golden Gloves heavyweight title four times in a row, he 'd been given cash, cars, and an assortment of fancy presents by some of boxing's white elite, like Shelly Finkel and Lou Duva.