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Siete Viejo (gang)

Siete Viejo
Founded Late 1970's
Founding location Laredo, Texas, United States
Years active Late 1970's
Territory South Texas
Ethnicity Mexican Americans and other Latin Americans
Criminal activities Murder, contract killing, arms trafficking, drug trafficking, motor vehicle theft, extortion, kidnapping
Allies Los Zetas
Rivals Mara Salvatrucha, Latin Kings, Sinaloa Cartel, Gulf Cartel, Barrio El Cuatro (gang), La Movida (gang), Barrio El Trece (gang), La Ladrillera (gang).

The Siete Viejo gang or also known as Los Sieteros and Los Siete Bandidos is a Latino street gang from Laredo, Texas.

Gang History

The Siete Viejo gang was founded in the late 1970s by U.S. Marine Corps Veterans of the Vietnam War of Mexican Descent from Laredo. After the war they started dealing Marijuana in the streets of Laredo and Stealing Cars then sell it across the Border with the help of Illegal Mexican and Central Americans who were connected with local gangs.During the 1980s Crack Cocaine contraband into the United States cities the Siete Viejo gang have a chance to add a criminal activity on their agenda.During the Colombian Drug Wars in Streets of Colombia against the Medellin Cartel and Cali Cartel the gang make an alliance with the Gulf Cartel in Texas.In 1996 after the captured Juan Garcia Abrego the Siete viejo gang make an alliance with the new leader of the Gulf Cartel Osiel Cardenas Guillen and its armed enforcer gang Los Zetas and Nuevo Laredo smuggler gang Los Tejas.

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