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Russian mafia – public enemy №1

Published time: June 02, 2011 16:03
Edited time: June 03, 2011 03:00

The Russian mafia is at large ... in Florida. The FBI says the Russian mob is now more powerful than the state's notorious Italian gangsters.

­The statement comes after police solved several large extortion cases, the Daily Mail reports. One Russian mafia boss earned hundreds of thousands of dollars by scamming wealthy tourists.

His gang operated several bars and nightclubs where staff would deliberately over-charge customers' bank cards by thousands of dollars at a time.

Florida has now declared the Russian mafia public enemy number one.