Two rival crews were busted Wednesday by the feds and NYPD in the largest gang takedown in city history, the New York Post reports. A total of 120 violent thugs from the Big Money Bosses and the 2Fly YGz gang were brought down by nearly 700 cops and federal authorities in an early-morning raid that targeted multiple housing projects, officials said.
Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara said in announcing the arrests that the gangs “have been at war with each other for decades.”
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton called the busts “the single largest takedown in modern New York history,” adding “it will go a long way toward ending violence” in the area. Read more: New York Post