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'Armed and Dangerous' Alleged MS-13 Gang Member Wanted

Efrain Vasquez-Yanez, 34, was indicted with 55 other alleged-members of the gang

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    Efrain Vasquez-Yanez

    The FBI's North Shore Gang Task Force is asking for the public's help in locating an alleged member of the MS-13 gang charged with RICO conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute cocaine. 

    Efrain Vasquez-Yanez, 34, was indicted with 55 other alleged-members of the gang for activities including murder, attempted murder and drug trafficking in January. 

    He was last seen in the Everett, Massachusetts, area and is still believed to be in the Greater Boston area. 

    Officials believe he has a "homeboy" status with the gang, which is obtained by killing someone or causing severe bodily injury in name of the gang. 

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    The gang is notoriously violent and known for using machetes to kill victims. (Published Friday, Jan. 29, 2016)

    Vasquez-Yanez Is considered armed and dangerous. A reward of up-to $20,000 is available for information leading to his arrest. 

    Anyone with information can contact the FBI at 1-617-742-5533.


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