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A multi-year investigation into the Universal Aryan Brotherhood prison gang has resulted in 69 members and associates being convicted across multiple state and federal cases. The gang is primarily run from inside Oklahoma prisons.
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If you were told Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, a man responsible for countless murders and a known snitch, was placed in a prison’s general population, what would you say? Probably that he was a dead man walking, right? It is this aspect of
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A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment on December 8 that adds four counts of murder in aid of racketeering against five Aryan Brotherhood members alleging that four murders were committed in furtherance of criminal acts perpetrated b
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A high-ranking leader and member of the Aryan Circle were sentenced this week for crimes they committed as part of their roles in the white supremacy prison gang. 40-year-old William “Big Head” Glenn Chunn, of Conroe, Texas, was sentenced on December
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The “Free World” General of the Texas Mexican Mafia gang was sentenced last week to 25 years in prison for his role in distributing methamphetamine and heroin in the San Antonio area. 34-year-old Donald Trevino, who goes by the colorful nicknames “F
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An inmate incarcerated at California’s Pelican Bay State Prison arranged with four people outside the prison to obtain methamphetamine and heroin, conceal the drugs within balloons, and then smuggle the drugs into the prison.
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Five defendants were sentenced Wednesday for their involvement in crimes carried out on behalf of the New Aryan Empire, a group that began as a white supremacist prison gang and functioned as a drug trafficking organization. The crimes included meth
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Mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized the streets of Boston for decades. He murdered his way to the top of the underworld and kept himself there by ratting on everyone else. His enemies and victims yearned for justice. They were in for a long wai
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Gangsters tend to view going to prison as going to college. Behind prison walls they connect with like-minded criminals and learn how the game is played. But why not view being incarcerated as business as usual, some enterprising inmates in Oklahoma
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The Mexican Mafia reigns through sheer terror. From behind bars they spread their influence far and wide to the outside world. All criminals knew that “La Eme” would come for them – either on the streets or in prison. If gangsters had that realizatio
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Imagine being locked up since the early 1990s. As 2022 rolls around you are nearing the end of your sentence and stay at a halfway house. Just one more year to go. Would you do the year or would you make a run for it and become a wanted man? Rocheste
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A drug dealer for the Texas “Mexikan” Mafia prison gang was sentenced to 10 years behind bars on Tuesday. 29-year-old Joe Daniel Davila worked as a distributor of narcotics at various drug houses located within Corpus Christi and Robstown in Texas.
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Five members and associates, including a Hells Angel biker, of a violent white supremacist gang called the 1488s were convicted on Monday in Alaska on various racketeering and murder charges. The 1488s are a prison gang operating inside and outside o
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Who said prison is the end of the road for a criminal? For most it is either the beginning of a long criminal career or simply a change of venue. Case in point 42-year-old Darryl Tawiah, of Southwark London, who was already serving an 18-year sentenc
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The underworld sees a continuous war for supremacy. Both on the streets and behind bars. Despite the high risk of capture, inmates affiliated with a gang will go to extremes to achieve dominance within the prison system. The Mexican Mafia, also known
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Convicts get a bad rap, but when it comes to them having drugs or phones behind bars there is only one responsible party: the prison personnel. 43-year-old Anibal Navarro worked as a corrections officer at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, bu
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