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The Treasury Department’s Most-Wanted Crime Organizations

These criminal organizations are being targeted by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for financial and other crimes.
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The Brothers' Circle

The Brothers' Circle is a multi-ethnic criminal group composed of leaders and senior members of several Eurasian criminal groups largely based in countries of the former Soviet Union but extending to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. To date, the Treasury said it has identified 15 individuals affiliated with the Brothers’ Circle and their associates.

The Brothers' Circle serves as a coordinating body for several national level criminal networks, mediating disputes between the individual criminal networks and directing global criminal activity, according to the department.

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Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio

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Cara Latham
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1/28/2013 | 2:37:55 PM
re: The Treasury Department’s Most-Wanted Crime Organizations
The Yakuza appears to have established such a wide network that it seems particularly ominous. Good to see that the U.S. Treasury is doing what it can to cut off resources to the Yakuza and these other organizations.
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