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In the name of God, let’s get high. Of course, things aren’t that simple. Though God’s laws apply, the laws of justice tend to overrule those set by God. Especially when you are just using religion as a way to bypass the justice system, like a crimin
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Fourteen members of the Young Gunnaz were charged today with committing various racketeering, narcotics, and firearms offenses. Among them 23-year-old Kashad “Shoca” Sampson, the gang’s leader, who is charged with participating in multiple assaults w
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Authorities brought down a “super cartel” which controlled around one third of the cocaine trade in Europe, Europol reported today. A total of 49 suspects have been arrested during the course of this investigation and in coordinated raids across Euro
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An international drug trafficker who partnered with Mexican drug cartels to purchase and transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine to Chicago and other parts of the United States was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last week.
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“All I remember is the blood, all that blood,” Giandavide De Pau, the former driver of an Italian Mafia boss, allegedly said after he slaughtered three prostitutes in Rome’s upper-class Prati district last weekend. How a mob driver turned out to be a
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Success comes with its own set of problems. Authorities in Belgium seized a record-setting 90,000 kilograms of cocaine in the port of Antwerp last year and expect that figure to increase this year. It’s so much coke that they are unable to incinerate
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Two members and associates of the 18th Street gang operating within Washington, D.C. were sentenced on Thursday, November 17, to over five years each in prison for their roles in an attack on rival gang members on the platform of the Georgia Avenue-P
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Spanish authorities arrested 10 individuals suspected of being involved in drug trafficking and money laundering, Europol reported on Tuesday. Spain’s Guardia Civil carried out house searches in a number of cities, which led to the disruption of a cr
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A Bronx man was arrested in connection with the seizure of approximately 23 kilograms of heroin/fentanyl (50 pounds) from an apartment located near Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The narcotics carry an estimated street value of $7 million.
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Iraqi national Barzan Kamal Majeed, nicknamed “Scorpion” after his WhatsApp avatar, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in October for people smuggling offences at a court in Bruges, Belgium. He himself wasn’t present as he was still on the run.
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John Wick is back! Chapter 4 of his bloody blockbuster movie franchise is upon us. It raises the question: Is John Wick indestructible? It sure seems so after watching every chapter starring Keanu Reeves as the skilled assassin placed on a universal
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One of Great Britain’s biggest drug smugglers last week admitted his part in a large-scale international cocaine trafficking plot. 36-year-old Michael Paul Moogan, from Croxteth, Liverpool, went on the run in October 2013 and remained a fugitive for
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Five members of MS-13 received sentences of life imprisonment last week for their roles in the kidnapping and murder of two adolescent boys in 2016. The group stabbed and chopped the boys with knives, machetes, and a pickaxe. One killing was filmed a
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What a direct hit! U.S. prosecutors arrested Goran Gogic, a citizen of Montenegro and former heavyweight boxer, on October 30 and charged him with trafficking “a staggering amount of cocaine, more than 20 tons,” through U.S. ports. He faces up to lif
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A Springfield man was sentenced on October 27 in federal court in Springfield for his role in a large-scale heroin trafficking organization. 51-year-old William Brantley was sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison after pleading guilty, in July 201
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