|Territory||Romanie, Greece, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Unitit Kinrick, Swaden, Ireland, Italy, Spain.|
|Ethnicity||majority o ethnic Romanies, Aromanians, some Roma fowk|
|Creeminal activities||Airms trokin, arson, Assault, coonterfeitin, Drog trokin, Extortion, Fraud, Human trokin, illegal gamblin, Kidnappin, Murther, prostitution, Racketeerin, Theft.|
The Romanie mafia is a term uised for organisit creeme groups based in Romanie an componed o ethnic Romanies. Romanie creeme groups are active in Romanie an in ither European Union kintras, maistly in northren Italy an Spain. Thay pairticipate in a wide range o creeminal activities rangin frae prostitution an extortion tae drog trokin. In recent years Romanie organisit creeminal groups hae expandit thair creeminal activities in the EU.
Structur[eedit | eedit soorce]
Romanie organisit creeminal groups aften operate in sma cells. Despite thair apparent autonomous activities thir cells are aften pairt o a lairger hierarchical group. Thir are pyramidal organisations wi strict centralisit control an a clear diveesion o tasks.
Creeminal activities[eedit | eedit soorce]
In Romanie thare are some gangs active in a wide range o creeminal activities. Some o thir gangs hae expandit thair operations tae ither European Union states. Pouerful clans are :
- The Şteoacă clan frae Bucharest : the clan is considered ane o the lairgest drog gangs in Bucharest.
- The Duduieni, Caran an Gigi Corsicanu clan : Gigi Corsicanu is the leader o the fans o the Rapid fitbaa club. The Duduianu an Caran clans are allegedly involvit in prostitution, uisury, store an hame robberies, drog trokin.
- The Ghenosu clan frae Dambovita : The Ghenosu clan seems tae be enjoyin the support o several important fowk in the polis an courts seestems. The Ghenosu clan haes tees wi the Corduneanu clan an wi that o the Cămătaru brithers an is allegedly involvit in drog trokin, pimpin an racketeerin. The Ghenosu clan in parteecular haes expanded its operations intae ither European countries, mainly Ireland.
- The Feraru clan : The clan controlled bi Feraru wis the ane which haed a prostitution netwirk in Spain; the leader o the group, Costel Feraru, is currently servin a sax year sentence.
- The Vasile clan frae Vrancea : The "Lang haired" clan, led bi Tătaru Vasile, specialises in illegal sales o contrabaund cigarettes, uisury an caur trokin. In the same coonty, the group led bi Argint Costică specialises in racketeerin in Romanie an in Italy alike.
- The Clamparu clan frae Botosani : the leader o the Clămparu clan, nicknamed Cap-de-Porc ("Pighead"), is involvit in the maist dangerous prostitution rings. Thay are involvit in drog trokin.
- The Rohozeanu clan frae Arad : The clan o Uţu Rohozeanu, elk-namit "Stephen the Great" or "Vlad Ţepeş", coonts as the biggest an maist violent organisit creeme faction in Wastren Romanie, an awready haes unner his belt a conflict wi anither important clan in the region, the ane controlled bi Claudiu Baderca o Timişoara. In 2009, thay wur arrestit bi the authorities, but no for lang.
In Popular Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]
- The Negrea gang in the videogemme Wheelman is Romanie.
- In the Punisher series, thare's a Romanie gang namit the "Bulat gang" an aw.
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