racketeering

Massachusetts News: MS-13 Leader, Jose Vasquez Sentenced to 212 Months in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy

Defendant attempted to murder teenager; helped bury evidence from murder of another teenager BOSTON, Ms. – An MS-13 leader was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for racketeering conspiracy. Jose Vasquez, a/k/a “Little Crazy,” 24, of Somerville, was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release. In May 2018, … Continue reading Massachusetts News: MS-13 Leader, Jose Vasquez Sentenced to 212 Months in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy

New York News: Former Brazilian Soccer Official, José Maria Marin Sentenced to Four Years’ Imprisonment for Racketeering and Corruption Offenses

José Maria Marin, Former President of the Brazilian Soccer Federation, also Ordered to Forfeit $3.3 Million in Bribe Receipts and Fined $1.2 Million Brooklyn, N.Y. – Former Brazilian soccer federation president José Maria Marin was sentenced today, in federal court in Brooklyn, by United States District Judge Pamela K. Chen to four years’ imprisonment following … Continue reading New York News: Former Brazilian Soccer Official, José Maria Marin Sentenced to Four Years’ Imprisonment for Racketeering and Corruption Offenses

Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Violent Gang Charged with Using Machetes, a Shotgun, and Other Weapons to Attack 10 Victims DALLAS ,Texas– A federal grand jury has indicted eight MS-13 members, on charges in connection with their MS-13 gang activities, including racketeering conspiracy; attempted murder in aid of racketeering; assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering; conspiracy to … Continue reading Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

New York News: Brooklyn, Five Alleged Members and Associates of La Cosa Nostra Indicted for Racketeering and Related Charges

Defendants Operated Loansharking and Illegal Gambling Businesses in South Brooklyn Brooklyn, N.Y. – A 32-count indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging two inducted members and two associates of the Colombo organized crime family (the “Colombo family”) with racketeering, including predicate acts of extortion, extortionate collection, money laundering and illegal gambling.  The … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Five Alleged Members and Associates of La Cosa Nostra Indicted for Racketeering and Related Charges

Tennessee News: Nashville, Two Additional Members And Associates of Clarksville Tennessee Mongols Motorcycle Gang Charged with Crimes Related to Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, Kidnapping and Drug Trafficking

Twenty-one Now Charged in Mongols Investigation Nashville, Tennessee – A 75-count, third-superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Nashville, Tennessee on June 29 and unsealed Friday, charging 21 members and associates of the Clarksville, Tennessee chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Gang with various federal crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, murder in aid of … Continue reading Tennessee News: Nashville, Two Additional Members And Associates of Clarksville Tennessee Mongols Motorcycle Gang Charged with Crimes Related to Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, Kidnapping and Drug Trafficking

Maryland News: Baltimore, Jessica Vennie, Final Defendant Convicted of Federal Racketeering Conspiracy at Maryland’s Eastern Correctional Institution 77 of 80 Defendants Convicted

Baltimore, Maryland – A federal jury convicted correctional officer Jessica Vennie, age 28, of Crowley, Texas, on July 5, 2018, for racketeering at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, Maryland, as well as drug and money laundering conspiracies.  The scheme involved paying bribes to correctional officers to smuggle contraband, including narcotics, tobacco, and cell phones, … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Jessica Vennie, Final Defendant Convicted of Federal Racketeering Conspiracy at Maryland’s Eastern Correctional Institution 77 of 80 Defendants Convicted

New Jersey News: Middlesex County Man, Wilmer Chavez Romero Found Guilty On Racketeering, Murder, And Weapon Charges

NEWARK, N.J. – A New Brunswick, New Jersey, man was convicted at trial today for his violent role in a racketeering conspiracy involving multiple brothels that employed illegal aliens throughout New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Wilmer Chavez Romero, a/k/a “Charmin,” 29, was convicted of all eight counts of an indictment charging him with … Continue reading New Jersey News: Middlesex County Man, Wilmer Chavez Romero Found Guilty On Racketeering, Murder, And Weapon Charges

New Jersey News: Leader Of Newark Bloods Street Gang, Farad Roland – The South Side Cartel – Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For Five Murders, Racketeering, Other Violent Crimes In Furtherance Of The Gang Enterprise

NEWARK, N.J. – The leader of one of Newark’s most violent street gangs was sentenced today to 540 months in prison for his admitted role in five murders, an armed carjacking, an armed robbery of a drug dealer, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and drug conspiracy as part of a racketeering conspiracy … Continue reading New Jersey News: Leader Of Newark Bloods Street Gang, Farad Roland – The South Side Cartel – Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For Five Murders, Racketeering, Other Violent Crimes In Furtherance Of The Gang Enterprise