“This is why there’s this organized crime involved behind it. Because there’s a level of sophistication [that] is really one of a criminal enterprise.”
Some resemble traditional organized-crime groups, like mafia and cartels, controlling the whole supply chain from collection to disposal. Others are more opportunistic, using the cover of legal companies to exploit weaknesses in the supply chain.
“This organization through the supply chain shows the implication, the involvement of a certain level of organized crime.”