Fifteen members of the violent Hmong gang Menace of Destruction have been charged in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

The charges came about due to the information provided from at least six confidential informants. Here's an excerpt:

The complaint details the history and customs of the gang, including its violent initiation practices, its use of the color red and the symbol of five dots. The gang engaged in drug trafficking, auto theft, burglary, intimidation and a continuing turf war with the Asian Crips gang, which resulted in more than 120 shootings and other acts of violence between 2004 and 2009, according to the complaint.

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