Our today’s list of top 10 most dangerous gangs in the world compromises of the criminals who have become a threat to nations.
They are much involved in various illegal activities; committing murders, drug dealings, human trafficking, extortion, bribing and blackmailing. Not only this but also these persons run prostitution, and are involved in gambling operations at national and international level.
The police and government of every state tries to stop these gangs become a part of their societies, but they are making much money from this field that they don’t spend time in taking risks and are continuously ruining our societies in one way or the other. Let us check out which are those gangs.
10. 14k Triad
The 14k Triad is a Triad group of Hong Kong. This gang is much active at international level, and came into being in 1949 after the Chinese civil war. It has around 25,000 members, and is the rival of “Sun Yee On” gang. Much of this gang’s operations are drug trafficking, illegal gambling, counterfeiting, kidnapping, prostitution, and murder. They are also involved in street crimes.
9. Sinaloa Cartel
The Sinaloa Cartel is another very active gang. Its members are well organized and involved in severe crimes. It is based in Culiacán, Sinaloa. The gang is organized by notorious Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. He is one of the richest persons in the world, and this gang is most powerful in drug dealing. They also import cocaine and large amounts of heroin in USA.
The Yamaguchi Gumi has been operating since 1915. This gang is based in Japan, with its members worldwide. They even have their offices in different big cities in the world. The number of its members is around 40,000. They are involved in drug dealing, extortion, gambling, rape, assassination, real estate and construction kickback schemes.
7. Los Zetas
This gang is based in Mexico, and has its members the world over. It was founded in 1990. The gang members commit various violent crimes in Latin America. The government of America calls it “most technologically advanced, and dangerous cartel operating of Mexico”. This gang also deals in extortion, kidnapping, oil, and drug dealing.
6. Bloods and Crips
Bloods and Crips are two separate gangs. But they deal in with each other in different dangerous issues. They have their more than 20,000 members worldwide, and were originated in California. They deal in violent murders, threats, robberies and drug trafficking.
5. United Bamboo
The United Bamboo is also known as Zhu Lien Bang. This gang is based in Taiwan. It has gained worldwide fame for getting involved in politics since 1980. The gang deal in human trafficking, drug dealing, kidnapping, rape, and other issues.
4. Aryan Brotherhood
The Aryan Brotherhood is a white supremacist prison gang of USA. It is responsible for over 30% rapes and murders across the country. Its members are spread all over the world, and the gang was founded in 1964 in San Quentin prison near San Francisco. They make millions of dollars every month due to their bad works like drug dealing, human trafficking, kidnapping, and murder for money.
3. Barrio Azteca
The Barrio Azteca is a Mexican-American gang. It was founded in prisons of El Paso, Texas in 1986. The gang is rival of ‘Sinaloa Cartel’. Initially, they were involved in street crimes, but now they deal in various violent issues. The approximate number of its members is 3,000, and most of which are found in New Mexico, Texas, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
The Mungiki is a mysterious gang of Kenya. They deal in several unusual things. The total number of its members is more than 100,000. It deals in Nairobi’s largest slum, and acts against the Government of Kenya in several issues since 1990. The gang is also involved in murder, kidnapping, violent extortion, political affiliation, and controlling public transportation.
1. Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13)
The Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) is a transnational criminal gang. It is operating since 1980, and is Los Angeles based. The gang has extremely dangerous members, all of whom are equipped with advanced weapons. The number of its members is around 70,000. The gang is involved in human trafficking, prostitution, extortion, and murder.
Beware of these gangs and their members. Do you know any other dangerous gang? Let us know!