Willing to start the bottom to reach up top But never pass to the top Marketing

Willing to start the bottom to reach up top but never

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**Willing to start @ the bottom, to reach up top But never pass to the top Marketing – trickery o Gang leaders would drive fancy cars, have luxuries But in reality, rent cars & gold-plated jewelry Older generations to trick younger into thinking benefits of gangs ° ° LECTURE 3D Use of violence in Mexico Major drug producing nation, cultivation of opium poppy & black tar heroin, the dominant form of Mexican heroin in the western US o Marijuana cultivation o Meth production o Cocaine distribution – from Central America Mexico - Largest foreign supplier of marijuana & meth to US Primary trans shipment country for US bound cocaine from South America ° …accounting for about 90% of estimate annual cocaine movement to the US by major drug traffickers that produce & distribute ecstasy, & money laundering New observations suggest that now some street & prison gang members are involved in this international drug business o In years past, it was only the non-gang members drug dealer & foreign drug cartels who were involved ° Hyper Violence Violence sends a message, establishes control Human Development Report – United Nation (1999) Calculated annul trade in illicit drugs 341-400 billion dollars o Roughly size of Spain’s economy & accounts for approximately 8% of the world’s trade National Youth Gang Center At least 34% of all US street gangs are actively involved in organized drug trafficking At least 1/3 formal organized does not include local street gang dealers that may not be part of a drug gang ° Hector style drug dealers
Part of global drug economy making their gangs part of the globalization process & transnational ° Drug smugglers across border South Texas remains dominant entry port for smuggled cocaine in US Atlanta – developed as leading staging area for direct wholesale cocaine distribution to the east coast by Mexican drug traffickers Drug dealers camouflage as immigrants seeking opportunity in America Drug trafficking fuels violence along & near border Violence & poverty cause instability which in turns fuels migration… refugee or immigrant? Border o Market is on the other side – US ° ° LESSON 3E – Border Issues: Human Trafficking ° Video – Gang crimes in prison Once in custody, can still associate w/ drug work Drug & ID/credit card fraud = funds Prison gangs learn all the crimes ° Human trafficking & Smuggling
Difference – individual’s freedom of choice o Smuggled – person may choose & arrange to be smuggled o Trafficking – forced In most cases the global conditions of extreme poverty & political turmoil leave people who are seeking to improve their lives vulnerable to false promises & the manipulation of traffickers Some law enforcement anecdotal evidence that suggests along the southern border 18 th Street & MS-13 are involved in human smuggling Wah Ching, Taids, & OMC’s also involved Cases where members of these gangs are involved in the smuggling operation on both sides of the border o

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