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FBI: Wanted Alleged Member of MS-13 Gang Arrested

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

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    The FBI says an alleged member of the MS-13 gang charged with RICO conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute cocaine was taken into custody Thursday. 

    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 arrested around 8:30 a.m. in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, after the FBI learned he had a connection in that area. 

    Officials previously searched the Boston area.

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    Officials believe he has a "homeboy" status with the MS-13 gang, which is obtained by killing someone or causing severe bodily injury in name of the gang. 

    A reward of up to $20,000 was offered for information leading to his arrest, but no reward money will be paid out.


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