• Organized Crime

    Crime Pays (If You’re in Government)

    Source: The Corbett Report October 13, 2018 James Corbett “The weed of crime bears bitter fruit. Crime does not pay. The Shadow knows!” Perhaps you’re old enough to remember this tag line from the 1930s radio dramatization of The Shadow. Or perhaps, like me, you spent your childhood listening to “Those Old Radio Shows” on your local radio station before going to bed every night. Or perhaps you’re only familiar with Woody Allen’s retort that “I think crime pays. The hours are good, you travel a lot.” But however you encountered the “crime does not pay” formulation, you’ve doubtless heard it and internalized it. Of course it’s true. Crime doesn’t…