MS-13 is another name for a gang known as Mara Salvatrucha. This gang is arguably one of the most dangerous gangs on Earth due to their destructive and malevolent ways.
The motto of MS-13 is “kill, r*pe, control.” The motto of this terrifying group shows gives you an idea of what they’re best known for, creating terror and horror. No individual or organization that’s familiar with Mara Salvatrucha would ever want to wind up on their bad side.
Mara Salvatrucha’s crime activities don’t go unnoticed by federal agencies. There have only been a few occasions where authorities were able make an arrest.
However, their rate of expansion amongst several other factors that will be discussed later on makes them quite difficult to pinpoint. They’re a terror to opposite gangs and anyone else who is unlucky enough to find themselves in MS-13’s way.
The gang was formed by a group of immigrants from El Salvador who came to seek refuge in the United States during the 1980s. No one had a clue that those living in the United States and its neighboring countries would soon end up seeking refuge themselves due to their menacing ways.
They’re known for bringing terror to both the innocent and guilty. Their malicious activities are known all over Northern, Southern, and Central America.
MS-13 ranks high amongst gang federal agencies, who are doing everything in their power to put a stop to MS-13. These criminals who have tattoos on the majority of their bodies are friends to no one. They also take part in several strange practices that will either weird you out or leave you horrified.
Here are 10 things most people don’t about MS-13, the most dangerous gang in the world.
10 MS-13 Was Formed To Protect Themselves From Other Gangs
People often say that when you can’t beat them, join them. However, when it comes to MS-13, they came together with the hopes of becoming an unstoppable force when up against other gangs. They weren’t new to violence due to their civil war background.
Hence, when they came to the United States, they took violence and aggression into Los Angeles like a duck to water. Their ruthless approach to crime was seemingly too much for any existing gang in the Los Angeles area to handle.
They’ve witnessed many of the Mexican gangs in the state who didn’t take nicely to them. They responded by showing other Mexican gangs exactly what they’re made of. They proved themselves as one of the toughest, if not the toughest gang around and rose to up become top dogs within the world of crime.
Their antics were so malevolent and conspicuous that MS-13 became a household name in Los Angeles. They’re not only a terror to anyone involved in the Mexican gang, but also to anyone who lives anywhere near them.