Transnational Crime: An Analysis of Structural Form and Network Expansion of Russian Mafia

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          The objective of this study is to present the phenomenon to expand the network of transnational organized crime: the Russian Mafia, structural form, their motives for committing a crime, behaviors and patterns of crimes involving the Russian mafia in Thailand, as well as the means to solve the problem of crime. As a result of Russian organized crime or Russian mafia has expanded their networks into countries in various regions. It is considered a new threat to state security which is not limited in time, space and patterns of crimes. By developing a variety of crimes, and supporting to carry out illegal activities that encourage them to obtain enormous revenues. It is based on the cause of the offense, which consists of the use of cause and effect. Furthermore, the Russian mafia also has connections with transnational organized crime and multi-national corporations. This is an important factor in contributing to expand network operations and open up an opportunity for committing a crime. The objective of seeking economic benefit is significant. The Russian mafia has used various tactics to commit a crime as the causes of panic attacks. And also they used advanced technology as a part of the tool in their crimes.


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