This blog is to capture all articles regarding good work including initiatives and successes on the subject of gangs (predominantly in London), but also excellent news tales involving younger individuals more typically. One of many earliest trials of heroin trafficking by Turkish criminals in north east London was heard on the Old Bailey in 1994, it involved two men linked to the Turkish ‘Tottenham Boys' community, with the widespread Turkish surname of Ates, although detectives had solely seized a comparatively small amount of heroin from a ‘protected home' in north-west London - 8.8kg.

The subsequent main traffickers to fall in north-east London were Muslum Simsek, who was alleged to have headed a professional and ruthless organisation with its distribution base in Wood Green, north London where the Kurdish Baybasin clan are dominant. On September 14, 1995, Czech coach driver Tomas Honz, from Liberic, was noticed ready along with his bus at Westminster Abbey while a celebration of Czech lecturers toured the site.

The families which make up the Tottenham Boys and Bombers in north east London for instance are rarely spoken about individually within the British media. The NCIS and Metropolitan Police have beforehand estimated there to be around a dozen households working in north east London. In August 1995 Yilmaz Kaya and Suleyman Ergun from London were observed by customs travelling continuously to Liverpool the place they equipped the ‘Liverpool Mafia', and infamous Merseyside traffickers similar to John Haase and Paul Bennett with heroin.

Some folks imagine that the Tottenham Boys are allies, although not aligned, with the Albanian Mafia in north London (energetic around N22, N13, N11), collectively towards the Bombacilars and Baybasin Clan, although this is not confirmed. David Powell was jailed for 17 years in 2008 having been convicted of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, having already served four years and 300 days in custody from a trial courting back to 2004.

On October 3, 2009, Oktay Erbasli was along with his girlfriend and stepson when he was gunned down by a person on a high-powered bike as he sat at visitors lights in Tottenham, north London. Two days later one other younger man was gunned down at a Turkish social club dating coach in Upper Clapton Street, east London. Cem Duzgun was killed after being gunned down with a machine pistol exterior the Clapton FC Membership in east London. Police briefly started deploying armed officers at checkpoints in north east London.