Major US Cities at Risk as Cartel Joins Forces With MS-13

Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 01:01 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Image: Major US Cities at Risk as Cartel Joins Forces With MS-13
MS-13 gang members, who call themselves 'Maras' at the prison of Ciudad Barrios in El Salvador on June 19, 2012. (Jose CABEZAS/AFP/GettyImages)
The ultra-violent street gang MS-13 has been fingered by the U.S. Treasury Department as a transnational criminal organization, but LIGNET believes that future law enforcement victories gained by freezing the group’s assets could be offset by MS-13's new “joint venture” with a deadly Mexican drug cartel. The Los Zetas cartel has reportedly engaged in the training of MS-13 gunmen in Mexico and there are signs of joint criminal activity between the cartel and MS-13 in Guatemala that could potentially spread beyond Central America into America’s border region.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Ex-CIA Agent: ISIS Is in America; Some Have Entered from Mexico

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 17:49 PM

Islamic State (ISIS) cells are already in the United States, and some of them have entered by crossing the Mexican borde . . .

Harvard Study: Marijuana Is Addictive Drug

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 17:06 PM

Many people believe that marijuana is not addictive, but a new study challenges that theory. . . .

Expert: Use Complex Passwords to Protect Accounts

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 13:09 PM

One primary method to protect Internet cloud accounts from hackers is to use "complex" passwords, a cyber security exper . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved