Triads Changing With the Times

Burkitt, Laurie
October 2008
Forbes Asia;10/13/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p40
The article focuses on the criminal activities of the triads in China. It accounts from its kidnapping incident in 1996 to a son of a Hong Kong tycoon and was demanded for a $130 million ransom, since then the triad expanded and has spread out in Canada, U.S. and Great Britain who are younger and even corporate. Moreover, it accounts on other and changing activities that these gangsters are into, including one about working abroad as spies to gather technology and military information to take back in China.


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