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Wed Aug 31, 2016, 07:34 PM


Has Don the Con ever said anything about Russian mobsters in US?

source: Radio Free Europe
Radio Liberty

Russian Gangs Of New York

"When journalist Alexandre Grant began covering crime some 25 years ago, gangsters and roughnecks who'd decamped from the teetering Soviet Union roamed New York City's Russian-speaking neighborhoods, menacing emigres with extortion rackets and brazen contract hits.

That scene is largely gone -- a good thing, to be sure, for entrepreneurs who once shuddered at hearing the Russian equivalent of "Nice place you got here. Be a shame if something happened to it."

Grant, though, betrays a certain nostalgia for that brutish era, one bereft of cookie-cutter cybercrimes that land Russian-speaking criminal groups in authorities' crosshairs nowadays.

more at: http://www.rferl.org/content/russian-gangs-new-york/26685455.html

Let's face it, Russia isn't sending us their best...

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