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Originally posted by Vekar
The Russian mafia I would say is THE most hardcore gang in the world, HUGE numbers all across Russia and ties in the government and foreign nations too. MS13 is a Mexican gang, usualy found in boarder states like Cali, NM, AZ, NV, TX and so on, not so much back east if at all. I live in NM myself and have never seen any MS13 activities on my end of the state but the Eastern and Southern part DOES have activity. Also if I recall correctly, someone states that to be an MS13 you have to of been in jail for murder and be 100% Mexican, which is funny since there are no 100% Mexicans, they all have SPANISH blood in them, no natives anymore. Talk about forgetting your past eh?
MS13 is also a newer gang in the USA, it has only popped up in the last 10 years or so as far as I can tell. It truely started though when the Aztlan people started to show up, that was the turning point for when we saw the MS13 importing their gangs to the USA illegaly and starting turf wars. The MS13 is also a highly racist gang, they are agains ALL non-latino, in short:
white, black, asian, ME, african, native american, european, ANYONE who is non-latino 100%. Luckily this limits them heavily and also causes them to have trouble getting allies, so far the Mexcan Mafia is the only SUSPECTED group to have ties with them. However as stated they are HUGE in number, so they are a very real threat for people in boarder states namely cities where there is large Mexican populations.
Originally posted by blowfishdl
There is this gang in NYC known as the ECT-117; supposedly the 117th extension of the gang which originated in LA. I have no idea how far up the number goes but they tell me like this.
First off you don't even mention these dudes. You will never know any of their names, because they use discreet nicknames. If you buy your drugs off of anyone else in their territory and they know about it they will brutally attack you and the dealer. They have the cops extremely well paid off in every area of their territory, and are allowed to distribute narcotics.
Their choice of weaponry? Often used military sub machine guns. I have no idea how they obtained them but personally I have seen AK-47, and a few really wacky subs one of them I know was German technology.
Anyways, I was lucky enough to check out one of their spots once. Beautiful place, granite everywhere, shaggy carpets, high ceilings, many, many rooms, and the nicest cars you can buy in the garage attached to the house. I was way over my head these guys were very mature, intelligent, calm, and organized. I was brought there because I knew a few people inside and was given the opportunity to start off as a grunt. I think I was brought there to believe I had the opportunity to own that for myself someday. I couldn't do it but it wasn't a problem for them. They mentioned that although I'm not with them, I got blood on the inside so the opportunity will always be there. Then they sent me on my way and told me to come back when I change my mind.
I thought they were going to shoot me when I said no.
It wasn't all negative vibes; they smoked a JohnGotti with me.
[edit on 11/30/08 by blowfishdl]