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The drug trade isn’t like selling hamburgers or iPhones. It’s a business filled with deceit and death. Whether buying or selling, in the drug game you never know if you end up flush with cash or six feet under. Like this case in the Bronx illustrates
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Thirteen individuals part of or connected to the Gangster Disciples were charged on Wednesday for their roles in a Lawrence-based drug trafficking conspiracy involving fentanyl, cocaine, suboxone and counterfeit prescription pills containing methamph
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A former member of the Boston-based Devon Street Kings Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (known as the Latin Kings for short) was sentenced Tuesday on racketeering and drug charges. 27-year-old Steven Familia-Valdez, n
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An enforcer for the Gangster Disciples operating in Tennessee was convicted Wednesday of racketeering charges, including murder and other violent crimes. 35-year-old Brandon Durell Hardison, who goes by the nicknames “Creep” and “Creeper da Reeper,”
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You want to be a successful artist or a successful gangster? Cause you can’t be both. Rapper Fetty Wap learned that the hard way when he was one of six individuals charged with running a multimillion-dollar bicoastal criminal organization that traffi
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The national president of the Pagans outlaw motorcycle club was sentenced to almost 3 years in prison on Thursday. 62-year-old Keith Richter, who goes by the nickname “Conan,” had earlier pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm.
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A ranking member of the Texas “Mexikan” Mafia with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison after being convicted of firearms and drug trafficking offenses. 36-year-old Robert “Lil’ Rob” Loya had continued his drug traf
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A member of a violent Chicago street gang has been sentenced to decades in federal prison for his role in a major drug trafficking conspiracy that funneled large amounts of methamphetamine and other drugs into Georgia.
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A Norteño gang member was sentenced Tuesday to 8 years in prison for racketeering conspiracy. 30-year-old Michael “Lil Rhino” Cazares participated in a conspiracy to commit violent attacks on other inmates in the Monterey County Jail.
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The underworld is a man’s world. So beware of the woman who climbs to the top of such a vicious environment. A woman like Valeska Pereira Monteiro. Just in her late twenties, she became a leading figure in a Brazilian drug cartel. Her position brough
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A member of the Trinitarios gang was arrested last week, September 2, and charged with the murder of a federal confidential informant. 43-year-old William “Principe” Jones allegedly was joined by other gang members as they drove their victim from the
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Outlaw bikers take their role seriously. Their patches are sacred. So when they see other motorcycle riders wearing a patch they feel he shouldn’t, they confront him. They usually get away with it. But this time the guy they confronted was an off-dut
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A member of the Trevitt and Atcheson Crips gang known as T&A was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Tuesday. 26-year-old Charles Carson pleaded guilty in February 2020 and admitted to the murder of Quincy Story. Carson shot and killed Story on S. Jam
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New York crime boss Roman Nikoghosyan is part of the latest generation of Eastern European gangsters. He runs his KavKaz Nation gang with brash and flash. And lots of violence and intimidation. His word is final. Even his own mother knows that much.
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Eleven members and associates of the Folk Nation Gangster Disciples were hit with a 20-count superseding indictment on Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn. They were charged with seven non-fatal shootings that happened in Brooklyn over the course of
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Six British men have been convicted after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation uncovered their role in the supply of cocaine and a separate plot to torture and rob a Manchester man’s home and business. On Tuesday they were found guilty after a
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A member of the Trinitarios gang was sentenced Tuesday to 3 years in prison for retaliating against a witness who had testified at a previous federal murder trial by slashing the witness across the neck with a blade. Christian “White Boy” Nieves was
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