MS-13 gang labeled ‘transnational criminal group’ by Treasury Dept. –a first for U.S. street gang

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, October 12, 2012 19:59 EDT
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MS-13 gang labeled transnational criminal group, a first for US street gang

For the first time, a street gang operating in the United States has been officially designated a transnational criminal organization, empowering officials to more aggressively target the group, Mara Salvatrucha MS-13, which engages in the drug, sex, and human trafficking trades. MS-13 is an El Salvador…

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