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by CrimeStart
June 6th, 2009, 3:10 pm
Forum: Mexico, Central America, South America & the Caribbean
Topic: Anti-Drug Plan Set For Mexican Border
Replies: 0
Views: 925

Anti-Drug Plan Set For Mexican Border

Anti-Drug Plan Set For Mexican Border Better Technology, Intelligence Stressed By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, June 6, 2009 The Obama administration released yesterday a counternarcotics strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border that calls for deploying new technology, stepping u...
by CrimeStart
June 6th, 2009, 11:43 am
Forum: Canada street gangs & US Organized Crime
Topic: Gangsters could be part of the solution
Replies: 12
Views: 2212

Gangsters could be part of the solution

Gangsters could be part of the solution Richmond-born criminologist says Hells Angels could stop gang war By Nelson Bennett, Vancouver Sun June 5, 2009 If police really want to end the gang war raging throughout the Lower Mainland, they might want to have a sit-down with the Hell's Angels. That is ...
by CrimeStart
June 6th, 2009, 7:34 am
Forum: Europe (Eastern)
Topic: Russian Mafia
Replies: 76
Views: 11646

Re: Russian Mafia

For anyone who's interested in the Russian mafia: I've put together a bunch of links to several websites, documents, news articles etc. offering information about the Russian mafia. See it here: http://www.crimestart.com/Organized_Cri ... ian_Mafia/
by CrimeStart
May 26th, 2009, 3:31 am
Forum: Canada street gangs & US Organized Crime
Topic: Biggest B.C. crime groups thrive as street gangs rage war: R
Replies: 1
Views: 1929

Biggest B.C. crime groups thrive as street gangs rage war: R

VANCOUVER — B.C.’s top-echelon crime groups are co-existing “peaceably” despite high-profile tit-for-tat slayings among lower-level gangs, a new RCMP report says. The 2009 Integrated Threat Assessment on Organized Crime also says the number of organized crime groups in B.C. has risen for the sixth s...
by CrimeStart
October 22nd, 2008, 6:29 pm
Forum: Mexico, Central America, South America & the Caribbean
Topic: Mexican 'drug cartel boss' seized
Replies: 0
Views: 845

Mexican 'drug cartel boss' seized

Mexican authorities say they have arrested an alleged top member of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. Police detained Jesus Zambada and 15 other suspects after a shootout in Mexico City, Mexico's Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora told journalists. Mr Medina Mora said Jesus Zambada directed cocain...
by CrimeStart
October 22nd, 2008, 6:25 pm
Forum: Middle East / South East / Far East - Asia
Topic: Organized Crime In ChinaTown
Replies: 30
Views: 14026

Re: Organized Crime In ChinaTown

Feds: Bus companies were bullied by Chinatown gang NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged 13 members of a Chinatown gang in New York City with bullying at least two interstate bus companies for a share of ownership and a cut of profits. The members of the gang, dubbed the Banya organizatio...
by CrimeStart
October 22nd, 2008, 6:19 pm
Forum: Gang Questions, Info & News - East Coast - U.S.A.
Topic: Feds: Bus companies were bullied by Chinatown gang
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

Feds: Bus companies were bullied by Chinatown gang

Federal prosecutors have charged 13 members of a Chinatown gang in New York City with bullying at least two interstate bus companies for a share of ownership and a cut of profits. The members of the gang, dubbed the Banya organization after the village in China where many of them lived, are accused ...
by CrimeStart
October 16th, 2008, 10:16 pm
Forum: Middle East / South East / Far East - Asia
Topic: Suspect arrested in Abutbul mob hit
Replies: 0
Views: 1030

Suspect arrested in Abutbul mob hit

Police have arrested a suspect in the attempted assassination of reputed organized crime kingpin Charlie Abutbul. Roee Bunker, 23, reportedly an associate of the Netanya-based Shirazi family, has been in police custody for eleven days. He was arrested by the National Serious and International Crimes...
by CrimeStart
October 16th, 2008, 9:21 am
Forum: Canada street gangs & US Organized Crime
Topic: List of Que. mob assets that will remain in Crown hands to b
Replies: 0
Views: 742

List of Que. mob assets that will remain in Crown hands to b

The Crown is expected to reveal Thursday what riches will be confiscated from six mob leaders, including Nicolo Rizzuto, as the case against them enters the sentencing stage. Last month, when Rizzuto and the five other reputed leaders of the Montreal Mafia pleaded guilty to charges stemming from Pro...
by CrimeStart
October 9th, 2008, 3:20 pm
Forum: Gang Questions, Info & News - South - U.S.A.
Topic: Huge check scam dismantled
Replies: 0
Views: 741

Huge check scam dismantled

LARGO — After a two-year investigation, authorities said Wednesday that they have broken up a widespread check counterfeiting network that stole millions of dollars from Florida banks. About 100 people, broken into six rings, took part in the scheme, which started in Tampa more than a decade ago, Pi...
by CrimeStart
September 29th, 2008, 9:14 am
Forum: Europe (Western)
Topic: Sniper shoots dead 'supergrass' INSIDE French jail
Replies: 0
Views: 767

Sniper shoots dead 'supergrass' INSIDE French jail

A 'supergrass' witness has been shot dead by a sniper perched on a hill overlooking the exercise yard of his jail. Convicted gangster Sghair Larimi - a key police witness in an ongoing murder investigation - died from a bullet to the chest at Varces-Grenoble prison. A second man in the exercise yard...
by CrimeStart
September 12th, 2008, 4:43 pm
Forum: Gang Questions, Info & News - Mid West - U.S.A.
Topic: Black Mafia Family leaders sentenced to 30 years
Replies: 8
Views: 2098

Black Mafia Family leaders sentenced to 30 years

The leaders of a large scale nationwide cocaine trafficking ring known as the Black Mafia Family were sentenced in Detroit federal court today to 30 years in prison. Brothers Terry Flenory, 38 of Los Angeles and Demetrius Flenory, 40, of Atlanta, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn. The...
by CrimeStart
May 27th, 2008, 7:53 pm
Forum: Canada street gangs & US Organized Crime
Topic: A Slice of Mafia With Your Sparkling Water?
Replies: 0
Views: 1392

A Slice of Mafia With Your Sparkling Water?

A Slice of Mafia With Your Sparkling Water? The city's king distributor of bottled beverages likes the wiseguys by Tom Robbins May 27th, 2008 12:00 AM For those who insist that New York's Mafia is mainly a relic of the bad old past, consider this: The day job of the man currently alleged to be the ...
by CrimeStart
May 25th, 2008, 6:16 pm
Forum: Mexico, Central America, South America & the Caribbean
Topic: Mexican drug lords executing more police
Replies: 4
Views: 1999

Mexico’s War Against Drugs Kills Its Police

Mexico’s War Against Drugs Kills Its Police MEXICO CITY — The assassination was an inside job. The federal police commander kept his schedule secret and slept in a different place each night, yet the killer had the keys to the official’s apartment and was waiting for him when he arrived after midni...
by CrimeStart
May 23rd, 2008, 5:07 am
Forum: Europe (Western)
Topic: England (Midlands & North)
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Family's agony at horror attack

Family's agony at horror attack May 23 2008 by Andrew Hirst, Huddersfield Daily Examiner A TEENAGER remains seriously ill in hospital after a horror machete attack left him possibly scarred for life. The family of 18-year-old Rizwan Awan say he was an innocent victim caught up in gang warfare on th...
by CrimeStart
May 22nd, 2008, 6:31 am
Forum: The Prison Industrial Complex
Topic: Promising prison plan: Officials should sign on
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

Promising prison plan: Officials should sign on

Promising prison plan: Officials should sign on the Reporter, 05/22/2008 A plan proposed by federal court referees tasked with correcting an array of problems in California's overcrowded prison system looks promising. The trick will be to get everyone involved to sign onto the deal. Of course, the ...
by CrimeStart
May 22nd, 2008, 6:06 am
Forum: Africa, Australia & New Zealand
Topic: South Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 23847

Thugs milk desperate refugees By Munyaradzi Makoni Refugees queuing on the Foreshore in Cape Town for the home affairs bus that takes them to the Barrack Street offices for their asylum applications to be processed are being terrorised by thugs who demand cash for positions at the front of the queu...
by CrimeStart
May 22nd, 2008, 4:55 am
Forum: Mexico, Central America, South America & the Caribbean
Topic: Mexican official says organized crime targeted
Replies: 1
Views: 1039

Mexican official says organized crime targeted

Mexican official says organized crime targeted By KELLEY SHANNON Associated Press Writer AUSTIN — Mexico is attempting to combat organized crime through judicial system reforms while working with the U.S. to try to curb a security crisis on the border, a Mexican deputy attorney general said Wednesd...
by CrimeStart
May 22nd, 2008, 4:25 am
Forum: Canada street gangs & US Organized Crime
Topic: New England News
Replies: 88
Views: 40596

Reputed mob underboss to go free on bail By Shelley Murphy Globe Staff / May 21, 2008 Reputed New England Mafia underboss Carmen "The Cheese Man" DiNunzio has been ordered released on $20,000 cash bail by a federal magistrate who rejected the government's assertion that he is dangerous and should r...

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