Brazil moves top prison gang leader to high-security federal facility

FILE PHOTO: An improvised wall of metal shipping containers to separate two factions of drug gangs is pictured during an uprising at Alcacuz prison in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil, January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Marcos Willians Camacho, the main leader of Brazil’s powerful prison gang First Capital Command, was transferred on Wednesday to a high-security federal penitentiary from a Sao Paulo state prison, Sao Paulo Governor João Doria told reporters. Twenty-one other members of the Sao Paulo-based gang, known locally as PCC, were transferred to […]

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