Cosa Nostra’s System of Taxation and The Transnational Criminal Integrated System

Cosa Nostra has developed its own system of direct and indirect taxation. In the territories where Cosa Nostra is active, direct taxes are levied on workers, forced to pay several forms of extortion money, while indirect taxes are levied on the entire population resident in the territory by artificially increasing the prices of products through …

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Cosa Nostra: System of Values and Norms

Cosa Nostra, as a state, does not stop its activities only in the establishment of formal institutions, such as those linked to the establishment of an interdependent market economy with transnational criminal ties, but it also creates its own set of informal institutions, which help to keep the system together. Cosa Nostra promotes (or promoted), …