See below for information about sectarian gangs in Northern Ireland associated with The Troubles. However, they discovered that of those convicted, or 84 per cent, were men of Asian origin. One of Glasgow's most notorious gangs were the Billy Boysa sectarian anti-Catholic gang, who were formed in by William Fullerton after he was attacked by a group of Catholic youths. Glasgow gangs, Gang graffiti". But, when the final numbers came in we were alarmed and dismayed. An investigation in found that some gangs in Belfast were particularly hostile towards non-white residents of the city, with numerous cases of racially motivated violence, intimidation and extortion having been reported. In more recent times the emergence of organised crime groups from outside the United Kingdom has increasingly been documented in British media.
Of all the victims, only three were not white teenage girls.
The downfall of Scotland's most dangerous crime gang
The Gooch gang operated with a tiered structure. This is the latest accepted revisionreviewed on 19 November Retrieved 12 August More than people have been arrested in the past 18 months. The Gooch Gang had a long-standing rivalry with the equally well known Doddington gang. Archived from the original on 3 January Gun crime in south Manchester.