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Serbian Transnational Criminal Organization

Post by roffJIKA » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:27 am

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Serbian Transnational Criminal Organizations
The Serbians? Some say they are back on track, while others say they are long gone.

Transnational organized crime is coordinated across national borders, involving groups or markets of individuals working in more than one country to plan and execute illegal business ventures. In order to achieve their goals, these criminal groups use systematic violence and corruption. Common transnational organized crime activities include conveying drugs, weapons, trafficking for sex, toxic waste disposal, materials theft, and poaching.

Serbian TCOs are politically and financially motivated groups that are responsible for causing significant financial harm to the United States each year. Unlike traditional organized crime groups, they tend to operate around ethnic associations and friendship ties. They also appear to be more agile, organic, and project-based. Serbian TCOs are adept at adopting new technological methods to enhance their illicit activities, thus increasing their ability to expand their criminal market base through cyber-enabled fraud. These groups engage in a myriad of illegal ventures including passport fraud, access device fraud, identity theft, healthcare fraud, real estate fraud, insurance fraud, money laundering, drug trafficking, human smuggling, prostitution, and extortion.

Organized crime in the Balkans has its roots in the traditional clan structures. In these largely rural countries, people organized into clans with large familial ties for protection and mutual collaboration. Starting in the 15th century, clan relationships operated under the kanun, or code, which values loyalty and besa, or secrecy. Each clan established itself in specific territories and controlled all activities in that territory. The protection of activities and interests often lead to violence between the clans. The elements inherent in the structure of the clans provided the perfect backbone for what is considered modern-day Balkan organized crime.

Many years of communist rule led to black market activities in the Balkans, but the impact of these activities was limited to the region. When communism collapsed in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it led to the expansion of Balkan organized crime activities. Criminal markets once closed to Balkan groups suddenly opened, and this led to the creation of an international network. Within the Balkans, organized crime groups infiltrated the new democratic institutions, further expanding their profit opportunities.

Balkan criminal organizations have been active in the U.S. since the mid-1980s. At first, these organizations were involved in low-level crimes, including bank robberies, ATM burglaries, and home invasions. Later, ethnic Albanians and Serbians affiliated themselves with the established LCN families in New York, acting as low-level participants. As their communities and presence have become more established, they have expanded to lead and control their own organizations, spreading across multiple states.

There is no single Balkan “Mafia” structured hierarchically like the traditional La Cosa Nostra (LCN). Rather, Balkan organized crime groups transcended their clan-like structure to the United States. They are not clearly defined or organized and are instead grouped around a central leader or leaders. Organized crime figures maintain ties back to the Balkan region and have established close-knit communities in many cities across the nation.




The Red Berets
It's like a Council. They all have input on big decisions.

The sudden disappearance of Bojan Lazarević and Dejan Kosovac resulted in Branko "Brane" Lazarević—under the fear of indictment—to leave the operation in Miodrag Krcmarik's hands and flee to Belgrade. Thus, preventing the latter from leaving for Serbia as well. Miodrag Krcmarik, who was no stranger in Los Santos, was able to put the pieces that were crumpled on Branko Lazarević's departure together and form another group of his own.

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Novak Blagojević's Funeral
During the '90s, Branko Lazarević had served under the Special Operations Unit called Црвене беретке (The Red Berets). This paramilitary group contained many of the upcoming noticeable faces in the organization, including Novak Blagojević, bringing their military training and war experience with them. With the right set of minds, the newer generation had been able to ascend and flourish of the remains of the previous network. With the financial aid and influence of Branko Lazarević, Miodrag Krcmarik was able to grow the organization in prominence.

Upon the passing of Novak Blagojević due to natural causes, Branko Lazarević was left with no choice but to return, reclaim the organization and take hold of the Serbian-American operation again. With the sudden unrest, a lot of notable figures were found dead, including a prominent underboss in what is believed to be a power move made by Branko upon obtaining information that a coup was in the making. Under Branko's reign, the organization continued to grow in power and their influence on the streets of Los Santos was inimitable.

Then came the new players on the table; Sergej Ljubić, Slobodan Milovanović, and Srdjan "Srki" Ljubić. Time passed by and the trio eventually managed to be a part of Branko Lazarević and his Council, which included Miodrag Krcmarik as well. The Council makes the input on all big decisions surrounding the operation in Los Santos.


Fountain Avenue
As Damir "Knele" Knežević and later on, Srdjan "Srki" Ljubić would say, 'Same shit, different date'.

Fountain Avenue has its roots in the veteran Serbian-American mobster and felon Damir Knežević. Years back, the Ljubić brothers were slowly given more responsibility for the crew's operations, rings, and rackets. After a considerable amount of time, with the previous generation either being arrested or fleeing the city, the Ljubić brothers eventually had complete control of the crew and to a larger extent, alongside Slobodan Milovanović, the whole Serbian-American operation for a brief while.

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Yars Jewelry
The "Fountain Avenue" crew consists of remnants of the leadership of the Rodeo crew and some associates. The name derives from the area in which senior members of the leadership are often seen. Yars Jewelry being the primary area and focal point as to where notable figures such as Sergej Ljubić, Srdjan "Srki" Ljubić, and Kiril "Kiro" Manikatović are occasionally spotted.

Recently emerged, the crew appears to be maintaining a low profile and is often seen supervising Yars Jewelry or gathering either at the table in front or behind in the alleyway. The Fountain Avenue crew has links and is seen in other parts of the city, including Temple and Vinewood. Insiders of the crew and associates are reported to have links to a variety of European countries, including; Serbia, Sweden, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Russia.


Vinewood Boulevard
Vinewood — the beginning of a new era?

The Vinewood Boulevard crew was formed by the former defunct crew over at Willowfield, which ruled over the Eastern side of the city during their most powerful reign. The crew consists of former associates Slobodan Milovanović, Andrej Gavran & Negovan Popović. After the fall of the organization, the most prominent figures of the Willowfield crew continued their business over at Fort Carson, giving them the opportunity to slowly build themselves back up and eventually move over to Vinewood Boulevard.

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Pivnica Bar
The Vinewood Boulevard crew has been said of having multiple ties to various criminal organizations, having been involved in fueling the gang wars that have been going on by providing ammunition and firearms to both sides during a conflict. Documents released by the Los Santos Police Department point fingers at the late Willowfield crew into being responsible for over seventy percent of the cocaine trade over at the Eastern side of the city and had a major play in the upbringing of violence into the city.

Due to inevitable indictments, the crew was bound to crumble but managed to stay alive and fight through the epidemic that haunted them. It is said to have links in Turkey, Pakistan, and Mexico, where most of their prominent product comes from. Although it is unknown how these relations were established, it is rumored to be due to the globalization of the world's economies and the great advances in communications technology. Easier international travel, expanded world trade, and financial transactions that cross national borders have enabled them to branch out of local and regional crime to target international victims and develop criminal networks within more prosperous countries and regions.


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Transnational Organized Crime & Out of Character

Post by Spectre » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:28 am

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Our goal is to provide the most realistic portrayal of modern-day Balkan transnational organized crime. We are a collection of groups consisting of individuals with criminal ties inside the United States of America and abroad, including but not limited to Serbia and the surrounding countries in the Balkans.

We highly recommend you give the Serbian (& Balkan in general) culture a little study and get to know the basics before approaching to roleplay with us. Unlike what the title may suggest, we're open to all Balkan ethnicities and not just Serbians only. It is encouraged to create a character that is already a local and to stray away from the typical fresh-off-the-boat immigrant approach. Even though the organization originates from the Balkans, most of the characters are expected to be Americanized, as well as incorporating some of the Balkan culture and tradition that they either might have brought from back home or inherited from previous generations, into their lives. This can vary from character-to-character.

Our faction Discord server contains a plethora of guides for you if you're willing to enhance your knowledge regarding this genre, or are just getting started. An invite link can be privately sent upon request. As always, feel free to PM me for more information regarding this subject once you've joined our Discord server and gone through the informative channel.

These groups are the culmination of several generations worth of character development (Pančevačka Grupa and Srpska Mreža notably) and are the continuation in the storyline.

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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by Dema » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:29 am

LET'S GO

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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by Damjan_Uzelac » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:30 am

im wet

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Re: Operacija Srbija

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let's go

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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by reve » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:32 am

lets go
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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by Maxolino » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:36 am

now or never

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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by Djolence » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:37 am

let's do it
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Re: Operacija Srbija

Post by Misticni » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:39 am

big moves
JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS OUT. THEY PULLED ME BACK IN.

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Re: Operacija Srbija

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Let's do this.

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Let's get it!

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