US Government Targets MS-13

In a 2012 statement, the Treasury Department wrote, “MS-13 consists of at least 30,000 members in a range of countries, including El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, and is one of the most dangerous and rapidly expanding criminal gangs in the world today. MS-13 is active in the United States, with at least 8,000 members […]

Prison Stories

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The Growth of Administrative Segregation Units in Prison

With the announcement of ADX Thomson, a new federal Supermax prison opening within the next two years, the Bureau of Prisons will boast two ultra-secure Supermax facilities. These units often referred to as “Little Guantanamo’s” have grown popular with prison officials in recent years and are referred to by several different acronyms- ADX, SMU, CMU- […]

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Street Lit & True Crime

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Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend

Charles “Lucky” Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with New York City’s high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the formation of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged ‘Last Testament’. Yet, there exist many fascinating and lurid tales […]

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