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Texas gang activity

Texas - As gang activity grows in Texas there's a new one posing the biggest threat according to a newly released law enforcement assessment.

Now topping the threat list is "Tango Blast" with an estimated 10,000 members, displacing the 6,000 member "Texas Mexican Mafia".

The report also shows Mexican Cartels are using Texas gangs to help smuggle drugs, people, weapons and cash across the border and conduct violence.

Texas gang activity is growing, with more than 100,000 members, and more than 2,500 gangs identified.
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