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MS-13 gang running underage prostitution ring

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The Washington Post reports: Members of Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, the region’s largest and most dangerous street gang, have branched into child prostitution.

In recent years, MS-13 has largely stepped back from the violent attacks that helped cement its national reputation as a street gang and experts have seen a move to the business side of the gang, with sex-trafficking appearing to be a source of income, said Neil MacBride, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Read the Post article here.

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