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Eurasian crime syndicates set up shop in U.S.

Los Angeles Daily News staff writer Troy Anderson reports that Eurasian crime syndicates have continued to scam the government since the 1970's. The crime syndicates, which come from a dozen republics in the former Soviet Union as well as Eastern and Central Europe, systematically exploit government funded programs for personal gain. "A recent report by the California Attorney General's Office estimated that 5,000 to 10,000 criminals - including former inmates of KGB prisons - were among the immigrants."

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