Russian mob

Number 18523
Subject Crime
Source KIRO-TV (Seattle)
State WA
Year 2001
Publication Date November 1-2
Summary KIRO Team 7 investigates how Russian organized crime has taken control of Washington's salvaged auto industry. Russian criminals are flooding the city's used-car market with poorly rebuilt, dangerous vehicles, and are duping consumers out of millions dollars of year, the story reveals. Reporters went undercover to document the criminal structure.
Pages 23
Keywords TAPE;TRANSCRIPT;witness protection;intimidation;fraud;theft;Mafia;CAR
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