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December 17, 2012

Facebook, Twitter help NYPD take down local gang

Officers tracked the action of gang members using fake profiles, taking down 41 gang members

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New York — New York Police Department busted 'True Bosses Only a.k.a. Team Bang Out' (TBO) gang with the help of social media.

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Kings County District Attorney Hynes announced that with the help of social media this week they took down 41 members of a gang in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Full story: Facebook, Twitter help NYPD take down local gang

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