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Eight gang members arrested in Texas on money laundering, organized crime charges

October 29, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Eight gang members arrested in Texas on money laundering, organized crime charges

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Authorities in Fort Bend, Texas announced the arrest of eight gang members who have been charged with money laundering, organized criminal activity, and the delivery of marijuana.

The county sheriff’s office reported in a news release that the apprehensions stem from a joint investigation by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service aimed at members of the Kream Clicc Gang for money laundering and drug trafficking.

Law enforcement officials said the investigation revealed that gang members were “utilizing the U.S. Postal Service to ship hydroponic marijuana from California to Texas.”

Over 1,000 pounds of narcotics were trafficked, and over $300,000 in drug profits were illegally laundered, Click2Houston reported.

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Authorities seized 1,000 pounds of narcotics and $300,000 in illicit cash during the raid

State and local investigators carried out raids at various locations on October 20th, including homes in Harris and Fort Bend counties.

“I am proud of how well all the different agencies involved in this operation have worked together to take down some pretty bad people,” Troy Nehls, Fort Bend County Sheriff, said in a written statement.

The suspects have been identified as Mmadu Biosah, 24; Emekwanem Biosah, 26; Anthony Bacot, 24; Joshua Biosah, 21; Vision Nwabufo, 21; Keith Emordi, 22; and Rashard Martin, 21, all of whom are from Houston. An eighth man, Sadiq Amusan, 22, is from the Richmond area.

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