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Triads (Organized crime)

LC control 90004726
Topical headingTriads (Organized crime)
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Variant(s)Triad societies
See alsoOrganized crime
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Found inWork cat.: Booth, M. The triads, 1991.
Posner, G. Warlords of crime, 1988.
Hennepin (Triad societies)
Liddick, D. The global underground, 2004: p. 28-29 (Triads; today there are several primary Triad groups; the largest group is the Sun Yee On, based in Hong Kong; Triads are also present in Taiwan, the United States, and Canada)
Britannica online, viewed on July 19, 2016: (Triad; "term used variously for secret societies in Qing-dynasty China (and sometimes earlier), for modern Chinese crime gangs, and for crime gangs of other Asian nationals operating in their own countries or abroad")
Not found inNat. crim. just. thes.; Random House; Web. 3; 9000 words