Japan’s Yakuza gang war is heating up. Tatsuyuki Hishida (photo above), leader of Aioh Kai, an affiliate of the Yamaguchi-gumi, was bludgeoned to death on Sunday afternoon, Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported yesterday. The 59-year-old…Continue
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Twelve leaders and members of the Latin Kings were charged in U.S. District Court in Springfield Monday with drug distribution and firearms offenses.
“The defendants are alleged leaders and members of the Latin Kings, a criminal organization whose tactics include intimidation, violence and even murder,” said United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz. “The charges strike at the core of…Continue
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Mexican criminal organizations are the biggest drug threat to the United States, the 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment by the DEA reports. They already are the primary suppliers of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, but continue to ramp up production and trafficking to flood drug markets in the U.S. “These groups are…Continue
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Virginia drug boss Alonzo Outten (35) was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for his leadership and involvement in a heroin trafficking operation that was responsible for the distribution of between 30 and 90 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street value of up to $4.5 million dollars.
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Police in Italy captured fugitive Camorra mob boss Pasquale “Lino” Sibillo, yesterday. He had been wanted since June after evading his arrest on charges of murder, drug trafficking, and Mafia association. Authorities claim he is one of the men behind a violent gang war bloodying the streets of Naples.
24-year-old Sibillo was…Continue
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Gregory “Quanny” Thomas, a member of the West Hell street gang in New Haven, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for trafficking crack cocaine Thursday. He had sold the drugs directly to undercover police.
This sentence is the result of a year-long joint law enforcement investigation headed by the FBI’s Northern Connecticut Violent Crimes Task Force into narcotics trafficking by members and associates of…Continue
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As researchers we find there is a distinct difference between organized crime and street gangs. One is structured, sophisticated, efficient, calculated. The other is poorly structured, unrefined, unefficient, brash. However, many organized crime groups and most of its members start out as/in street gangs. It's where they learn their trade.
That is why Gangsters Inc. has set up this section where we will focus on street and prison gangs and lower level gangsters who might one day pop…Continue
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A corruption scandal involving two outlaw motorcycle gangs and international drug trafficking organizations has erupted in the Netherlands. Dutch newspaper NRC Next discovered that Mark M., a 28-year-old detective from the National Police had been selling sensitive intelligence to leaders of biker gangs and drug groups over a…Continue
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Outlaw motorcycle clubs have become an increasingly powerful presence in the world of organized crime around the globe. While they claim to exist for no other reason than…Continue
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Robert Brown, aka Pee Wee, 52, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine yesterday. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, and a $1,000,000 fine. Authorities claim Brown is an associate of the Schuele Boys Gang.
The Schuele Boys Gang, which operated in the Schuele Street area of the East Side of Buffalo, is believed to be responsible for multiple…Continue
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Two high-level drug cartel bosses were among a group of 13 individuals extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges pending in various jurisdictions, including the murders of a U.S. Consulate employee and two others, and other violent crimes and drug trafficking-related offenses.
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Six alleged members of the violent Gangster Disciples gang were indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury for their roles in the attempted murders of five teenagers in South Memphis, Tennessee. Three alleged gang members previously had been charged in this case.
Ranito “Nito” Allen (35); Florence “Nikki” Anthony (36); Edwin “Ren” Carvin (38); Brandon “Lil Folk” Milton (30); and Erik “E”…Continue
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Jermarrieo Javone Stigger, 30, of Portsmouth, was sentenced Tuesday to 420 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute narcotics and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.Continue
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Crime boss Keith Ricks liked to stay busy. Moving bricks of heroin, robbing rival dope dealers from their hard earned product, and pumping iron in the gym were among his favorites. He surrounded himself by likeminded men. But each one craved attention. On Twitter, on Instagram, in self-made movies. While they felt like they…Continue
Associate of Memphis Mob Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
An associate of the Memphis Mob, a violent street organization, has pled guilty to conspiring to possess hydrocodone with the intent to distribute. His guilty plea was announced Tuesday.
According to the indictment, Terrance Freeman unlawfully conspired with others to distribute large quantities of hydrocodone throughout the Memphis area beginning at a time period unknown to law enforcement but up…Continue
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Antonio Johnson, the National President of the Phantom Outlaw Motorcycle Club and “Three-Star General” of the Vice Lords street gang in Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in prison for violent racketeering-related crimes. To date, twelve other defendants have been convicted for their roles in a…Continue
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I have struck a city-a real city-and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.
- Rudyard Kipling
In Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s there was enough crime to go around. Plenty to satisfy everyone.
As one journalist put it, "In all the…Continue
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