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FBI Adds Former Long Island Gang Member to Most Wanted List

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The latest addition to the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list is wanted in connection to a 2010 killing on Long Island. Juan Elias Garcia was alleged involved in the execution of a 19-year-old woman and her 2-year-old son. Garcia was allegedly a member of the gang MS-13, which the FBI say is expanding on Long Island.

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MS-13’s Influence on Long Island

Friday, October 12, 2012

The Treasury Department’s decision to declare the street gang MS-13, also known as Mara Salvatrucha, a transnational criminal organization could have a large impact on Long Island, where the gang has had a strong presence.

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US Targets Violent Street Gang MS-13

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A Central American street gang known for using machetes to hack and stab rivals to death became the first street gang to be labeled a transnational criminal organization Thursday.

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11 Gang Members Charged with Long Island Crimes

Friday, September 21, 2012

Prosecutors say they've charged 11 gang members with multiple murders, attempted murders and other crimes on Long Island.

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5 Alleged MS-13 Gang Members Indicted

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Five alleged members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, or MS-13, were indicted on murder, assault and robbery charges on Monday.

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Feds Announce MS-13 Gang Takedown in NY

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Federal officials say 10 members of a violent international street gang known as "MS-13" have been charged with racketeering and attempted murder after a lengthy investigation.

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Authorities Make Strides Against MS-13, Long Island's 'Baddest' Gang

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Mara Salvatrucha, otherwise known as MS-13, is considered one of the nation’s most violent gangs. In recent years, it has a stronghold in Long Island, where is has been considered a source of illegal activity and indiscriminate violence. Local and national law enforcement have joined forces to weaken MS-13.

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