Established Source of Finance The AB has an organized structure for sourcing funds for their upkeep. Their finances mostly come from drug trafficking and sale, murder for hire, extortion and inmate prostitution. Compartmentalized Levels The brotherhood has both the lower and the higher level members, both with specialized functions in the gang.
21 Oct. 2015. Identity A lot of people came to know the Dixon Bloods due to Rob Ford’s association with them and the video scandal of them smoking crack cocaine together. The Dixon Bloods’ turf is a sequence of buildings that are located along Dixon Road,
Al Capone also gave a rise to gambling, bootlegging, prostitution, drug trafficking, theft, and murder (FBI.). Al Capone would bribe Chicago government and city officials in order to live a wealthy life. Rival gangs in the North of New York attempted many times to take Al Capone’s life which made Al Capone get a car with bullet proof windows. In addition Al Capone kept his home guarded 24/7 ("Top 10 Infamous American Gangsters & Mobsters). As a way of retaliation against the gangs who attempted his life he fought back on Valentine’s Day in 1929.
The feeling of not being part of something is kind of scary for many. An example about when my cousin was in LA and he was new to the school. A group of gangbangers liked him and wanted him to join their gang Mara Salvatrucha. He committed murder. He also robbed many houses.
Members of his gang were often called "American Boys" : a group of non-Italian, native born criminals. "(Lantzer). Before prohibition was enforced, many gangs had their hands tied up in illegal gambling and prostitution. Capone and his gang dominated Chicago and cause lots of fear in people. As Witer explained in his work about Capone's ability with his gang, "By the late 1920's, his gang also dominated gambling, labor racketeering, and other Criminal activities and established contacts with gangs."
Meili was a 28 year old investment banker at the time of the attack. The 5 men arrested for the attack spent between 6 and 12 years in prison for a crime they did not commit. This event could have influenced Harper Lee because in the book it is a white lawyer defending a black man for rape charges and the same kind of thing happened in real life with the central park five. The five men who were tried in court sued the city of New York in 2003 for malicious prosecution, racial discrimination, and emotional distress.
“The Most Dangerous Gang in America” gives two great examples of Mara Salvatruchas use of brutality. “gang members armed with machetes hacked away at a member of the South Side Locos, slicing off some of his fingers.”, “a member of the 18th Street gang was pumped full of .38-caliber bullets.” (Campo-Flores) But MS-13 is not just brutalizing other gangs, innocent people are getting hurt too. In the documentary World’s Most Dangerous Gang it shows this first handily.
(prisonoffenders.com) After the brutal murder of Carlos Torres-Irriarte in 1980, Ñeta leaders reorganized the gang 's constitution and discarded many of its original rules. Members were now required to deal narcotics for the gang and smuggle drugs into prison. (prisonoffenders.com) This creates a form of respect and fear from other gang members and correctional officers as the Ñetas have power and overall numbers, thousands of Ñeta members were paroled, causing the organization to take control of the drug and prostitution trade in several New York districts. The violent gang is involved in high intensity drug dealing, firearms and explosives trafficking, murder and robbery.
For months four prisoners were involved in the plot to escape Alcatraz, but only three of them made it out (Hopkinson, 6). These prisoners were men who had a history of criminal activity ever since they were kids. Frank Morris was just fourteen years old when he started getting in trouble with the law. Breaking windows and stealing jewelry and money got him locked up in a juvenile facility (Watson, 51). He then went to the Florida and Louisiana State Penitentiary’s for narcotics and robbery charges.
Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera was born in a poor rural community of la tuna, Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico. His parents were Emilio Guzman Bustillo's and Maria Consuelo Loera Perez. As a child Guzman would sell oranges. Guzman dropped out of school of the third grade to be able to work with his father. Guzman was regularly beaten from his abusive father.
Dean Arnold Corll was an American serial killer who abducted, raped, tortured and murdered roughly 28 boys in a series of killings spanning from 1970 to 1973 in Texas. The murders became known as the Houston Mass Murders. Corll was also infamously known as the “Candy Man” and the “Pied Piper”. He was known as this because he and his family owned a candy factory in Texas, from which he gave candy to local children. All of Corll’s victims were males between the ages of 13 and 20, with the majority of his victims in their teens.
Lawrence Teft III Rough Draft Imagine being sent to a camp for “troubled boys” but walking out doing something you’ve never done before. Lawrence Teft is portrayed as the reckless bad boy who ends up playing as a second leader in Glendon Swarthout’s novel Bless the Beast and Children. Lawrence Tefts careless attitude is what got him sent to Box Canyon Boys Camp in the first place. Teft’s parents pay more attention to their money then they do him. Due to that he can get away with a lot.
Annie Leibovitz is a famous American photographer who is famous for her portrait photography and is considered to be one of the best portrait photographers today in the United States. She had won many awards for her photography style. Some awards she won in her career included the Clio Award in 1987 for her celebrity portrait photographs for an advertising campaign for American Express charge cards. Another award she won was from The Royal Photographic Society, who awarded her with the Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship in 2009 for her contribution to the art of photography. She was born in October 2, 1949 and is currently alive today.