30 individuals from Milwaukee street gang charged with federal offenses

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Thirty individuals associated with a Milwaukee street gang have been arrested with federal offenses.

These offenses range from fraud to murder for hire.

Officials say the FBI Milwaukee Area Safe Streets Task Force (MASSTF) conducted multiple federal search and arrest warrants at multiple locations throughout Milwaukee.

Multiple individuals in this case were also arrested earlier today as a result of law enforcement operations in Milwaukee, Houston and elsewhere.

The charges include:

  • Mail Fraud Conspiracy (Count 1)
  • Mail Fraud (Counts 2 through 26)
  • Murder for Hire (Count 27)
  • Discharging a firearm during a crime of violence (Count 28)
  • Conspiracy to commit offenses related to the possession and sale of firearms (Count 29)
  • Unlawful possession of firearms by felons (Counts 30, 31, 32, 35, 36, 39, 42 and 43)
  • Possession with intent to distribute controlled substances (Counts 33 and 40)
  • Possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking (Counts 34 and 41)
  • Possession of a machinegun (Count 37)
  • Possession of a firearm by a fugitive from justice (Count 38)

This is an ongoing investigation.

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