Women in Organized Crime in Brazil

  • Denise Frossard
Part of the STUDIES IN ORGANIZED CRIME book series (SOOC, volume 5)


Brazil is a federative republic with 26 states, a federal district, and 5,560 municipalities, 200 to 300 of which can be considered large. The geographic area of Brazil is 8,514,215.34 km2, making it the fifth-largest country in the world. States and municipalities enjoy a high level of autonomy, not as much as in the United States, but greater than what is common in Europe.


Organize Crime Illegal Activity Money Laundering Penal Code Criminal Organization 
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