Victoria police department has warned the public of the presence of one of the deadly gangs in Melbourne, MS-13. It is also known as Mara Salvatrucha. The gang members’ graffiti tags, however, have been detected around NSW, which proves the presence of its members all across the nation.

The MS-13 gang members have been found covering their faces with tattoos. They are known for using violent means against people who stand against them. They dislike disrespect. The gang operates in Adelaide as well but with a different name, Tiny Devils and SPS-13. The gang is identified as one of the most murderous group all across the globe.

The MS-13 gang not only operates in Australia but it has a much broader reach. The gang came into existence in the 1980s. Refugees from El Salvador constituted the gang and started operating from the rough streets of Los Angeles. From there it spread to Canada, Mexico as well as many other parts of the United States. The number of members joining the gang is increasing gradually.

Currently, there are over 100,000 members who joined the MS-13 group. The members have faced conviction for one or the other crime, including rape and murder. It is believed that their activities are motivated by revenge. The loyalty of the members is one of the most important aspects of the gang. If any of the members are found disloyal, they are subject to harsh punishment, including their hands being cut off, or murder. The age difference between the gang members can be huge. The members are as young as eight-year-old. Anyone who joins the gang had to initiate with the facing of brutal kicking and punching,

The loyalty of the members is one of the most important aspects of the gang. If any of the members are found disloyal, they are subject to harsh punishment, including their hands being cut off, or murder. The age difference between the gang members can be huge. The members are as young as eight-year-old. Anyone who joins the gang has to initiate with the facing of brutal kicking and punching, News.com.au mentioned.

US Authorities Arrest Members of MS-13 Subset Gang

US police charged ten people in Watsonville, Daly City, and Santa Cruz with multiple offences on Monday. The men are suspected of belonging to Santa Cruz Salvatrucha Locos 13 gang, which is a subset of MS-13 group. The US Department of Justice stated that the ten people faced charges of drug trafficking as well as conspiracy to commit extortion by force.

According to the latest update, a federal panel of jury sat on Monday to decide on the matter. The grand jury indicted seven of the arrestees for conspiring to extort drug dealers while three of them for conspiring to traffic methamphetamine. The arrest of the gang members came following a five-year federal investigation. The US Department of Homeland security merged with police officers from Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Santa Clara and Daly City to make the arrests.

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