Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia
Label: S Records - 552 • Format: CD Album • Country: Puerto Rico • Genre: Hip Hop, Reggae, Latin • Style: Reggaeton
They used the money earned from their drug sales to start their mafia. By they had more than 30 members in their family. This helped them forge connections with other cartels and mafia around the Caribbean and even Europe. They began shipping coke overseas and into the United States. They even started transporting weapons to Spain. They had over members in their family and grew larger through the years. The Family started loan Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia and extorting.
They invested in small business and threatened business, as well as blackmailed other gangs into paying them lump sums of money. The Family became very organized, establishing different ranks within the Family. These ranks determined how much money a member was earning and what was expected out of them. The ranks consisted of 6 parts:. El Gran: Quitoni held this rank as the Don of the mafia.
He resolved all issues between capos and castas within the family, and he ultimately developed and approved large business deals.
In some cases, he decided whether someone was to be killed or not. The El Gran received a cut of every operation taken on by each member of his family. Quitoni was the mafia's most prized possession and his safety was always a priority. Quitoni controlled the whole Family and anything he ordered said was to be carried out or the dissenter was killed.
Typically, the El Gran put layers of insulation between himself and any acts. Whenever he gave orders, he gave them in private to one of his Copas who would in turn Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia them down the line.
He went from a soldier to a Copa quickly because of how much he made for the family after he became a made man. El Copas were second in command in the Puerto Rican mafia; they organized business deal with other countries and gangs and presented them to El Gran. They examined everything the El Gran said to make sure that there are no holes in any of his plans. They made sure that whoever was sentenced to death was dead, and they had command over the castas and soldiers.
They were in training to be El Gran one day. They were known as small bosses who commanded their portion of the mafia in different parts of the island and even in the United States. If there were any problems they were taken to them before they were taken to El Gran.
They were able to send out hits and could really do almost anything except kill a fellow boss. Carlos Martinez the greatest Copa of the mafia had 4 soldados killed and would kill anyone he felt that he could not trust; this ensured that the mafia would not be You Must Be Blind - Black Label Society - Mafia. They made receipts after drug deals and made sure that the family was not being cheated and that no one within the family was stealing money from El Gran.
They consulted The Copas or Quitoni whenever something didn't seem right. They were sometimes called by members of the families "chotas", a Spanish word meaning whistle blower also known in America as a snitch. El Casta: Castas were simply made men, or leaders of the Soldados.
There were only allowed to be castas and they had to be of full Puerto Rican descent with no White American ancestry. These men were able to work their way up to be a Copa. These men were appointed by El Copas and were usually made body guards and money collectors. Soldados: Soldados were the ones responsible for killing, robbing, collecting, driving, and making small sales on the streets.
They operated the boats and made shipments to other countries and parts of the island. They had to find ways to make money for the Family and could become a made man in the Puerto Rican mafia. Soldiers could be of any nationality, but ultimately only full blooded Puerto Ricans could be made men. Being a made man did not always mean they were becoming a casta. It could simply mean they were officially a Sangero, a member of the family with certain rights and a chance to make more and get better jobs.
The lowest rank were Hombrecitos: These were the men who took the fall for most of the crimes and would also help hide coke and other illegal drugs and stolen merchandise. They were referred to as Zanganos and didn't make much money. These men usually consisted of whites and blacks whom the mafia felt were not good enough to become made men or soldiers.
The mafia promised them protection and money. These were sometimes business owners that the mafia would blackmail. El Gran called a meeting in which called all Copas and Castas. They met at one of his houses located in Spain. He stated that they were Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia watched by police and FBI and that no more recruiting was to be done by the family and that all drug dealing was to be stopped except for small street deals.
This would help keep them under the radar for a little while. InManny Garcia had been reportedly murdered by the Mafia and hidden. Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia body was never found by police and no evidence pointed to the mafia except rumors that stated that Manny was seen reportedly talking a cop.
Manny's tongue was cut out of his mouth and was replaced by a rose. This was a sign that El Gran called the hit. Manny helped make money for the mafia and was very close to Quitoni, making Quitoni the godfather of his children.
Accusations were made about El Copa Carlos Martinez: he supposedly hired 5 spies and 3 men to infiltrate the Better Things To Do - Vonnie Kyle - Run Run district and 2 men to infiltrate the FBI.
The mafia had reportedly had their files destroyed from police records and Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia soon being called "Los Silencios" because of them being able to get away with most of their crimes.
This helped keep them under the radar and out of police view. Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia fled the island and moved to Spain where he would stay until the birth of his first grandson Rolando Martinez Williams in March In June36 people were arrested in Puerto Rico and the U. The smuggling had been taking place since This was linked to the Martinez Familia.
In My Bed (Live At The Concorde, Brighton) - Amy Winehouse - Frank Martinez Familia, who started off selling marijuana and cocainestarted shipping drugs around Latin AmericaNorth America and Serenada - Dizzy Gillespie, The United Nation Orchestra - Strangers In Paradise as early aswith the help of Cali Cartel.
They would use the Port of San Juan and buy ships to transport their merchandise to Guter Duft - Trekker - Trekker (File, Album) islands and other countries. They started becoming a supplier when Cali Cartel cut their ties with them in the s. The mafia then hired a chemist from Spain to start making coke for them.
The Gulf Cartel soon started blackmailing the Puerto Rican mafia, which resulted in the kidnapping and killing of several members of the Gulf Cartel. According to Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia and testimonies from supposed ex-members of the Sangeros, the family owned several homes and apartments within Puerto Rico, the United States and Spain.
The mafia would extort small businesses, street gangs and judges. They would blackmail businesses and ask owners to pay them for protection every week. They gave out loans to people around the island and New York, to lawyers, business owners and ordinary people.
Carlos El Copa had him kidnapped. Carlos was rushed to the Hospital San Francisco where he died four hours later. S stocks. Coming from a poor background, he built a drug empire that brought in millions.
He killed more than 50 people to reach his goal, including some of the members of his mafia. Quitoni had several children who were not affiliated with the mafia, except his son Carlos who became the most successful Copa. Carlos raked in millions for the family until his death in Quitoni's 3rd eldest grandson Rolando Martinez is believed to have been made El Copa and Quitoni's brother is believed to be El Gran now.
This rumor has been discovered as false. The rumored Copa was seen at his grandfather's funeral which was held privately and was also seen leaving the funeral with two men who are believed to be Soldados. Black Water - Jeff Mills - Exhibitionist - A Jeff Mills Mix the funeral he was seen boarding a private plane heading to the United States.
Over people attended the funeral of Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia who died of lung cancer. There were several cases linked to the family in Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia s; the most creditable was the case where several men were arrested in the Port of San Juan for supposed drug trafficking. Quitoni had several grandchildren. Quitoni lost his grandson Luis in a car accident, a year before his own death. The crime family is still around and living although not as strong as they were in the early Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia they are still running the streets thanks to El Gran Mateo who has taken Quitoni's place as Don of the Untitled - Various - Rican Mafia.
The mafia leader was said to have been going broke and had 10 million dollars left in his accounts, this was eventually said to Home (Michael Parsberg Remix) - DJ Micro - Tech-Mix 5 split between the mafia as well as the children and grandchildren of the mafia leader.
In April the Rosalita, Quitoni's eldest Granddaughter was murder along with an uncle in their home located in Arecibo Puerto Rico. No one was Im Bill - Jean-Michel Bernard - Be Kind Rewind (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). In Don Gonzalez head of the Vega family was taken to trial and is in the process of being sentenced.
Puerto Rican police have been cracking down on its Gangs and on criminals because of its reputation of being hazardous in many places in Puerto Rico.
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