Skip to comments.Cyber Thugs: Gangs Use Facebook, Twitter to Recruit and Organize
Posted on 11/20/2009 3:59:32 PM PST by Cindy
SNIPPET: "ONTARIO, Calif. -- State lawmakers are holding a hearing today in Ontario to discuss the rise in the number of criminal gangs using networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.
Officials say the hearing entitled "Gangs 2.0: The Emerging Threat of Cyberthugs" will explore the use of social networking tools in gang recruitment and gang-related crime.
Assembly majority leader Alberto Torrico, and attorney general candidate, says gang members both in and out of prison are making more use of technology."
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So lets use their tactics against them as well! I say we all become a gang! Who’s in? I have feeling the gangs they are targeting are Conservatives.
I wonder if they are profiling who they ask to join?
This is so weird. I am having a hard time picturing gang bangers sitting around on FB networking. I mean its just so...........
Unfortunately, not weird.
Sometimes researching jihadis online you find gang bangers in their “favorites” links and vice versa.
Anyway, exchange bad words, their latest squeeze, their latest threats and oh yeah, a lot of hand signals and hip hop/rap music.
MySpace I can understand. But FB???? FB is so...well...bland.
OOooooohhhhh! That’s even more scary!!
Hunt the thug pukes down and observe the pink mist after the proper lead placement in the cranial vault.
This is a good thing for LE intelligence gathering. Everything the perps do on those sites is logged, archived, and traceable back to somebody’s PC.
The login records can also pin suspects down to a specific location at a specific time, so you can see who stepped away from the computer to whack a rival.