Science fiction about organized crime

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T. J. Martinel's The Stringer.
It's a horribly plausible near future "dystopia with hope" to use a phrase cribbed from Niven. Genre blending, noir 30s vibe, done with a light touch. Very underappreciated author. Might be the best novel I've read in the last few years.
 

KGeo777

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There was a series of Star Wars novels.
Han Solo At Star's End was one of them--and they had a criminal organization operating outside of the Empire.
 

Av Demeisen

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In Ken MacLeod's Newton's Wake, descendants of a Glaswegian crime family, the Carlyles, control a network of interplanetary traversable wormholes, the Skein, in a post singularity universe.
 

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