Partnerships with legitimate entrepreneurs of the country host, it can provide more assurance that, along with official business consortia, from smuggling lines are also created. The investment of illegitimate products in economically advanced countries raises other controversial issues. Some studies indicate that professional groups are slowly abandoning their participation in economic activities visible and are diverting professional profits into the financial sector more secret. This deviation is said to make more difficult the detection and confiscation of the troubled assets. The entry of transnational crime operators in the financial world is believed to announce possible disturbances, the distortion of the rules, the erosion of ethics and suppression of competition, ultimately, is supposed to promote a "purge" among employers, leading to survival of the most criminally in shape. Some arguments behind this belief below. The organized professional groups have been accused of disrupting the harmonious relationship between supply and demand.

By making illicit goods available, for example, is said to reduce the aggregate demand for licit goods in the market and, consequently, limit the income of the legitimate companies producing and distributing them. This argument implicitly excludes the possibility that the crime can be used to buy legitimate goods, although there is evidence that members of organized crime groups is narrower than consumer spending. He also stated, however, that organized professional groups have a low propensity to consume because their illicit income markets continue to circulate in subsequent professional illegal funding of initiatives. Has also been claimed that criminals tend to transfer abroad of their income, thus depriving the country in which they operate to a considerable amount of funds. a However, there is another controversial issue, because these are only the specific characteristics of organized crime.

Legitimate entrepreneurs accumulate wealth also inert and can not translate their income on all the dynamics of investment or consumption. Some legitimate businessmen and politicians can also transfer money abroad, and despite the existence of permissive rules allowing them to legally move their capital across borders, find ways to increase the amounts moved by resorting to illegal practices. It should be noted in this connection that the so-called "hot money" and is commonly almost automatically associated with professional activity are laundered, in fact includes money earned, legitimately or not, by official actors. The money used for or accumulated through tax evasion, bribery, capital flight, the illicit transaction of legal goods (such as arms transfers) and the illegal financing of political parties, are examples of "hot money "as is money provided to developing countries is spent sneaking in the developed world that gave the loan. Credible estimates suggest that the proportion of money laundered by organized crime constitutes only about 10 percent of the total amount of hot money. " a It is controversial whether organized professional groups teach or learn from business and political aberrations