Primeiro Commando de Capital (PCC) - Prison Gang Brazil

2019Since the beginning of January 2019, PCC has been targeting police stations, banks and public buildings with fire bombings and IEDs in Ceara, Brazi in protest over President Jair Bolsonaro's new prison policy of separating PCC inmate communities from each other.  As such, the Ceara state has been under a sort of siege. StructurePCC is hierarchical in nature, and well organized, with several divisions.  One division helps the families of those killed in operations, another helps with legal issues, yet another deals with the narcotics trade.  All the divisions are lead by a 7-member "council", six of whom are currently incarcerated and one still remains at large.  Since its inception, PCC has expanded from Brazil to Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru and Guyana. PCC have been rumors of connections to both Hezbollah and FARC in Colombia.Strength in NumbersPCC members are both currently in prison and out on the streets.  The PCC was estimated…

Primeiro Commando de Capital (PCC) - Prison Gang Brazil, also known as First Command of the Capital, Crime Party, 15.3.3 (number of the letters P and C in the alphabet), CCP is an active group formed c. 1993.
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