Feds Charge Six MS-13 Gang Members in Maryland Murders

Federal prosecutors filed charges in a Maryland court for murder, conspiracy, and racketeering against six members of the transnational criminal gang, MS-13. The charges are part of the Department of Justice’s ongoing effort to curtail the gang’s violent acts across the country.

Law Enforcement officers bring MS-13 gang members to court.

Prosecutors Link ‘Shrimp Boy’ to 2006 Murder

On Monday, a federal prosecutor asserted that evidence exists revealing that Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, former leader of the Ghee Kung Tong gang, and now on trial for racketeering, solicited the murder of the gang’s previous leader, Allen Leung.

Shrimp Boy Raymond Chow (Associated Press)

Three Alleged Members of Violent El Salvadoran Gang Indicted for Maryland Murder Plots

MS-13 is an international criminal gang composed primarily of immigrants or descendants from El Salvador, and is active in multiple areas throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and Canada. Breitbart News contacted the U.S. Attorney’s Office to inquire about the immigration status of the defendants but had not received a response at the time of publication.