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9 men associated with violent Tampa street gang arrested after 2-year investigation

Charges include homicide, credit card fraud etc.
Posted: 1:31 PM, Aug 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-20 18:22:00-04
Skudda Gang arrests

Nine men associated with a violent Tampa street gang have been arrested after a two-year long investigation.

The men were affiliated with the 200 Skudda Gang and were rounded up in a series of arrests Tuesday morning.

Tampa Police Department will release more information at a 2 p.m. press conference. You can watch it LIVE below:

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The investigation looked at criminal activity including homicide, credit card fraud, racketeering, drug sales and identity theft.

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The investigation involved the Tampa Police Department, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the Florida Office of the Attorney General.

Police say the 200 Skudda Gang, operating within the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, as well as Conyers County, Georgia - committed fraud throughout the United States, involving hundreds of victims.

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