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MySpace Brags Spur Busts of Crips, Bloods Who Terrorized Housing Project

January 14, 2010  | 

Crips and Bloods drug dealers who terrorized a Manhattan housing project and boasted of their gang ties on MySpace were busted Wednesday, authorities said.

The brazen gang - part of the "M-Set Grant Houses" crew - was taken down for selling cocaine, crack, and heroin in the Grant Houses in Morningside Heights and nearby schools, investigators said.

Eleven gangsters were indicted yesterday on gun and drug charges.

The MySpace pages, including profiles of "Gotti" and "Buddha," showed members flashing gang signs. One of the pages even included a newspaper article about a 2005 police investigation into the "M-Set" Crips.

"They were using the site to brag about their gang affiliations," said a law enforcement source.

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