"Organized crime is a growth industry both within and outside the U.S. The fragmented global political environment has served to abet its growth. In the U.S. alone, organized crime is said to gross more than $200 billion annually. No nation is immune from its tentacles. Security experts fear that the international crime syndicates are, increasingly, going high-tech. In large part, capitalizing on the implements of the IT revolution." This paper addresses the advances made in cyber-crime by organized crime families.
Computer Security Resource Center: http://scrc.nist.gov