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Federal racketeering indictment targets Mexican Mafia control of inmates and drug trafficking inside Los Angeles County jail system

More than 500 law enforcement personnel executed a major operation this morning, taking into custody 32 defendants who are charged in two federal racketeering indictments, one of which outlines how members of the Mexican Mafia were able to control drug smuggling, narcotics sales and the extortion of prisoners inside the Los Angeles County Jail System (LACJ).

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