10 Most Dangerous Gangs In The World
1: (The Los Zetas) is a powerful and violent criminal syndicate in Mexico, and is considered by the U.S. government to be the “most technologically advanced, sophisticated, and dangerous cartel operating in Mexico.” The origins of Los Zetas date back to 1999, when commandos of the Mexican Army’s elite forces deserted their ranks and decided to work as the armed wing of the Gulf Cartel, a powerful drug trafficking organization.
2: (The Mungiki Kenya) is a terrorist group and a banned criminal organization in Kenya. The name means “A united people” or “multitude” in the Kikuyu language. The religion, which apparently originated in the late 1980s, is secretive and bears some similarity to mystery religions. Specifics of their origin and doctrines are unclear. What is clear is that they favor a return to indigenous African traditions.
3: (The Sinaloa Cartel) is a drug-trafficking and organized crime syndicate based in the city of Culiacán, Sinaloa, with operations in the Mexican states of Baja California, Durango, Sonora and Chihuahua. The cartel is also known as the Guzmán-Loera Organization and the Pacific Cartel, the latter due to the coast of Mexico from which it originated.
4: (The SoIntsevskaya Bratva) is a powerful organized crime association from Moscow, Russia. It is named after the Solntsevo neighborhood in the city. It is considered to be one of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world and is the largest faction of the Russian Mafia.
5: (The Camorra) is a Mafia-type of criminal organization, or secret society, that originated in the region of Campania and its capital Naples in Italy. It is one of the oldest and largest criminal organizations in Italy, dating back to the 18th century.
6: (The Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) is a transnational criminal gang that originated in Los Angeles and has spread to other parts of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. The majority of the gang is ethnically composed of Central Americans and active in urban and suburban areas.
7: (The Yakuza) also known as gokudō are members of transnational organized crime syndicates in Japan. The Japanese police, and media by request of the police, call them bōryokudan (暴力団?, “violence group”).
8: (The Hell’s Angels) is a worldwide one-percenter motorcycle club whose members typically ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles and is considered an organized crime syndicate by the U.S. Department of Justice.
9: (The United Bamboo (Zhu Lien Bang) is the largest of Taiwan’s three main Triads, They are reported to have roughly 10,000 members. The gang gained global notoriety when it became directly involved in politics in the early 1980s; alleged mob boss Chen Chi-li and his accomplices Tung Kuei-sen and Wu Tun murdered writer Henry Liu in California in 1984.
10: (The Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC) is an anti-establishment Brazilian prison gang and criminal organization based largely in the state of São Paulo. Since its inception, PCC has been responsible for several criminal activities such as prison breaks, prison riots, drug trafficking and highway robbery.