Buenos Aires Argentina: Rag mafia prevalent around schools, hitting students up to protect vehicles

Posted on September 1, 2014 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime

diariopopular.com.ar reported Parents of students who attend the College Numen, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Flores, known closely the problems of the “rags”, which have cornered the surroundings of the educational establishment in the entry or exit of children, charging amounts ranging from 20 to 40 pesos to supposedly protect the car. The situation is repeated in more than 500 schools in Capital Federal and Buenos, and justice is receiving an average of 70 monthly reports, although the criminal actions of these bands continues with absolute impunity. “In the area of the Numen College the rags even have credentials that serve to legitimize the illegal.” The establishment is located in the Terrero Street between Rivadavia and Yerbal, and these people we paid to parents of students to afford to leave cars in double row while waiting that they leave or enter the guys,”said one affected parent, in dialogue with Popular newspaper. Read Article

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