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Gang

An organized group (often rather small) of persons with a common identity. The term is usually used to describe organized crime groups, especially those run by racial and ethnic minorities. As with most organized crime groups, gangs have symbols, rituals and are generally involved in drug trafficking and other illegal activities. Gangs and other organized crime groups pose a significant and persistent problem for law enforcement. See also: RICO.
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Two Kenyan campaigners against extra-judicial police killings have been shot dead hours after the government called them a front for a notorious crime gang.
MADRID: Spanish police are investigating two Russians they believe are behind one of Moscow's most dangerous crime gangs.
THEY WERE CONSUMED BY THEIR OWN GREED' POLICE said thE crime gang were "determined to line their own pockets" by peddling street deals to drug addicts.
Operation Synergy picked up Lamb as part of a "complex and protracted investigation" into a crime gang who came down from Liverpool to hit security vans carrying large quantities of cash.
Just two weeks ago, the Record revealed how a crime gang posing as policemen had stolen more than pounds 300,000 from OAPs.
A student has denied being part of a crime gang plundering cash from a North East building society.
Crime gang 'godfathers' at the top are now said to be desperate for professional advice on commercial law and money-laundering techniques for their increasingly sophisticated scams.
Wan Kuok-koi, alias Broken Tooth Koi, who heads Macao's most feared crime gang 14K, told Time he was not a monster, saying the film ``Casino,'' loosely based on his rise to power, will show he is ``very easy going and funny.
TWO Merseyside men were arrested in dawn raids in a crackdown on a sophisticated crime gang said to be peddling drugs on a "massive scale".
THE suspected leader of an organised crime gang was arrested yesterday in connection with an alleged multi-million-pound fraud.
A CRIME gang which ran brothels in cities including Cardiff spent more than pounds 50,000 seeking clients for young prostitutes trafficked illegally into Northern Ireland, a court heard yesterday.
A SCOTS crime gang spent more than pounds 50,000 advertising brothels in Northern Ireland, a court heard yesterday.

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