Chinese police assist Argentine counterparts in attempt to thwart Chinese Mafia

Posted on April 2, 2012 • Filed under: Argentina, China, Crime, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

According to the agency Noticias Argentinas, in the last five years, murdered a person per month in acts of this type. In Argentina there is a community of 100 000 Chinese inhabitants and around 10 000 supermarkets, whose owners were often blackmailed into paying an amount ranging 50 thousand pesos a year as “canon”, under the guise of giving them protection, but which was actually in order to avoid being killed. Also, threatening to kill the rest of the family of the merchant, who had remained in China. Read Article

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