copyright 1999, 2009
This Books Is Forever Dedicated To
Former FBI Agent
Husband, Father, Grandfather
and My Friend
MIA Kish, Iran
The Merger is the natural sequel to The Laundrymen.
Having looked at the many ways organized criminal gangs, especially the drug cartels were --- and still are --- able to wash their illicit profits, it dawned on me that these diverse groups all had something in common. They were fast becoming huge global enterprises in a new globalized world.
The planet began shrinking sometime in the 1980s, as telecommunications expanded to become the Internet and the Internet then quickly leap-frogged telephone and satellite communication to become the primary method of connecting people and disseminating data.