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A federal jury on Thursday found three members of MS-13 guilty of racketeering, murder, extortion, and drug charges after a 3-week trial. 41-year-old Luis Flores-Reyes, 40-year-old Jairo Jacome, and 27-year-old Brayan Contreras-Avalos face life in pr
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A manager for a drug trafficking organization that purchased over 100 kilograms of cocaine in Puerto Rico and shipped the kilograms to residences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and southern New Jersey admitted to his role in the conspiracy on Wednesd
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A Spanish branch of the ‘Ndrangheta, the infamous Calabrian Mafia, was busted two weeks ago. 32 individuals tied to the mob organization were arrested in Spain for their involvement in large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, Europol report
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A member of the El Valle drug trafficking organization pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to distribute over 5 kilograms of cocaine in the United States. 43-year-old Rafael Antonio Pineda Santos was extradited from Guatemala in May 2022 after bei
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A member of the Springfield Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, known as the Latin Kings, has been sentenced on September 7 for drug offenses. 36-year-old Jonathan “King Legend” Casiano received a sentence of 10 years i
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A massive international organized crime ring has been broken up in a joint operation between the Spanish Civil Guard and the German Criminal Bureau of Hamburg, Europol reported Monday. The crime group provided financial services to various criminal o
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A violent enforcer for the Aryan Circle white supremacy prison gang was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison. 39-year-old Jesse Paul “JP” Blankenship had been convicted at trial on November 16, 2021, of racketeering conspiracy, kidnapping in aid o
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Gangsters work in the shadows. Why? Because if they ply their trade in the spotlights then they are bound to end up in prison. Any attention a criminal puts on himself will bring him nothing but trouble. A leader of the Bloods gang found that out whe
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Three founders and 22 members and associates of the Ghostface Gangsters prison gang pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, drug and gun charges. Founded around 2000 in a Georgia county jail, the Ghostface Gangsters expanded beyond Georgia prison
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The American Mafia had its hands in many pies, but it could always fall back on its core rackets. Among them the relatively simple act of extortion. With its name feared far and wide it was easy to frighten business owners into paying up. Though MS-1
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A key supplier for a Mexican drug trafficking organization operating in the Portland Metropolitan Area was sentenced to over 15 years in prison on Tuesday. 44-year-old Eduardo “Barbas” Barbosa Lopez supplied the group with large quantities of heroin
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Ten alleged members of MS-13 were hit with racketeering and murder charges last week in Texas. They are alleged to have engaged in a racketeering conspiracy involving murder, extortion, drug trafficking, robbery and obstruction of justice starting in
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The boss and two members of the Rollin’ 30s Crips in the City of Roanoke were sentenced on racketeering and murder charges in federal court on August 15. 31-year-old gang leader Sean “Harlem Denk” Denzel Guerrant pled guilty in November 2021 to racke
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The end of “Whitey” Bulger could not come soon enough. Not just for his enemies, but for the elderly mobster himself as well, one of his former associates says. John “Red” Shea worked as an enforcer and drug dealer for Bulger during the 1980s and sha
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A California drug boss who bribed a DEA agent was sentenced to over 11 years in prison last week. 37-year-old Francisco Gonzalez Benitez had pleaded guilty on April 15, 2021, to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substance
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The high-ranking member of a drug trafficking organization operating in New York and New Jersey was convicted on Thursday of conspiring to import 150 kilograms of cocaine into the United States. Vicente “El Bori” Esteves thought he had found a Colomb
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The ringleader of a money laundering group which smuggled tens of millions of British pounds of criminal cash out of the United Kingdom has been jailed for 9 years on Thursday. 47-year-old Abdullah Mohammed Ali Bin Beyat Alfalasi arranged travel for
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