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Triads - Overview


The Chinese Triads find their origin centuries ago. At least since the Tang dynasty (617-907) China has had secret societies. Several Triads identify themselves with the White Lotus Society. The White Lotus Society expelled the Mongolian occupation force…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 14, 2015 at 6:15am — No Comments

The Rat who became King: Triad boss Raymond Chow

By David Amoruso

Raymond Chow’s life story is one tailor-made for the cinema. It’s a rags to riches tale containing violence, murder, betrayal, political corruption, and secretive Chinese criminal brotherhoods in San Francisco’s Chinatown. It’s the story of a gangster who ratted on his Triad boss only to go on and become the leader of the underworld…


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Chinatown Gangs in Boston Busted

By David Amoruso

While the media is still focused on the arrest of Irish crime boss turned informant turned fugitive James “Whitey” Bulger, one tends to forget there are a lot of other criminal groups still operating in Boston. A recent bust puts the spotlight on the city’s… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 11, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Asian Youth Gangs and the Tongs

Photo: New York City's Chinatown

The people pictured in this photo are in no way connected to criminal activity

By David Amoruso

Posted on April 25, 2009

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Anyone familiar with organized crime knows about the Chinese Triads.… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

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