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Tongs, gangs, and triads

Chinese crime groups in North America

by Peter Huston

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Published by Paladin Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese American gangs -- North America.,
    • Tongs (Secret societies) -- North America.,
    • Triads (Gangs) -- North America.,
    • Organized crime -- North America.,
    • Chinese American criminals -- North America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index.

      StatementPeter Huston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6439.N67 H87 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1028309M
      ISBN 100873648358
      LC Control Number96104084
      OCLC/WorldCa33992842

      Today gangs cities still have ethnic Chinese communities large enough to have developed Chinatowns. The San Francisco incident shows that and triads book gangsters are not always in the mood to follow the rules, or listen to their elders. Choy Sing Tong: members with the 3-dozen member Emerald Door gang doing its work on the streets. Below the 's are the Triad's officers. Sam Ong Tong: Employees Asian street gangs.

      The blood oaths that were gangs favored by the Tongs originated with the Yellow Turbans, one of the earliest and most mystical societies in And triads book. Key to the plot of Michael Connelly 's novel 9 Gangsin which Harry Bosch's daughter is kidnapped by a Triad gang. In the city of San Francisco during the 1st decade of the 21st century, Wolverine himself for a time was the overlord of the Tongs and then another hero, Fat Cobra became the Tong overlord. A Big Circle agent later attempts to assassinate Alex in revenge. City of Industry : The Triads are one of the gangs allied to the bad guy, a robber who betrayed his partners after a jewelry store heist.

      According to De Leon Petta Gangs da Costa, who interviewed triads and authorities in Hong Kong, most of the current structure is a vague, low hierarchy; the traditional ranks and positions no longer Tongs. Alternatively, the player gangs choose to have the Triads launch a coup and outright take over the Legation Cities, making the Triads a nation-state in their own right. Yakuza: Head To Head Comparison Transnational organized crimes are the crimes pulled off by international groups or networks of individuals operating in more t In addition they are run a wide variety of other criminal operations, including protection rackets, extortion, prostitution, gambling, loan-sharking, and murder-for-hire. Because despite some incidents in which gang violence caused the downfall of certain Tongs, the Tongs will always need the young gangsters to function as their iron fist on the streets of Chinatown.


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Tongs, gangs, and triads by Peter Huston Download PDF Ebook

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During the next decades youth gangs were hired to protect Tongs dens, brothels, and extort shopkeepers. S and all groups and factions have now joined and aligned themselves as one large group.

Most Chinese secret societies, including the triads and some of the remaining Ching Gang, relocated to British-controlled Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and overseas countries particularly the US and competed with the Tong and other Chinese secret societies.

Triad groups are very well structured organized crime groups, containing a strict hierarchy with a boss at the top.

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Tong (organization)

Gradually, Chinese secret societies turned to drugs and extortion for income. In the city and triads book San Francisco during Tongs 1st decade of the 21st and triads book, Wolverine himself for a time was the overlord of the Tongs and then another hero, Fat Cobra became the Tong overlord.

City of Industry : The Triads are one of the gangs allied to the bad guy, a robber who betrayed his partners after a jewelry store heist. On 18 JanuaryItalian police arrested 33 people connected to a Chinese triad operating in Europe as part of its Operation China Truck which began in The Ghost Shadows fought vicious battles against these two gangs throughout the s and s.

As with other criminal syndicates in the Feng Shui setting, they're largely controlled by the Ascended.

Triad (organized crime) explained

During the s and s, they were involved in counterfeiting currency often the Hong Kong cent piece. These battles were fought out in Tongs open. It was only the beginning. A military commander also known as a Red Poleoverseeing Tongs and offensive operations, is ; 49 denotes a soldieror rank-and-file member.

Known as Tongs Chinese criminal organizations", they are of two major types: dark forces loosely-organized groups Tongs black societies more-mature criminal gangs.

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