They were founded in the early s as part of efforts of protection   for Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees from the more numerous American gangs in their localities. The Asian Boyz gang was formed in Long Beach, California in the early s, drawing members from immigrant communities from Southeast Asia. Their identity also attracts notable controversy, being that the Cambodian sets are notoriously influential and decorated as their own faction of Crips that is, among other things, racially or ethnically distinct. Although the Asian Boyz gang comprise their own identity as an organization, the identity itself is largely interpreted as an umbrella of individual Crip gangs or "sets"; hence their alternative monikers "Asian Crips" and "Asian Boyz Crip". Though the relationships between these individual sets are unclear, the various Southeast Asian members tend to work with people of their own national, ethnic or cultural background.
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ABZ bunch of tweakers and net bangers, they need to make some money to be able to afford some protein shakes and hit the gym. All you guys are stupid loud wannabe tough guys. And then I use to beat the eggrolls out of them. It was fun, but now Im looking for somebody with more of a sales background.
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A judge slammed him Wednesday with eight consecutive life sentences for a mids crime spree that included eight murders, in a quest to make his criminal cadre the most feared in Los Angeles. Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry called Mercado, 37, a clear danger to society and said only two of his victims were rival gang members while the rest were law-abiding citizens.
The gang was founded by Cambodian refugees in the as part of their cause to protect themselves from the larger, more numerous gangs in their neighborhoods. Initially, a mere cause which connected numerous youth crews and gangs across Long Beach, Santa Ana and shortly after nearby cities, they are now an established network and identity of individual "sets" or local gangs. Its members identify gray as their gang's color of distinction, a custom and practice that has waned somewhat in accordance to the police crackdowns specifically targeting gang members, but members have been seen to dress in all black with a gray rag representing their set. A large portion of whom are of mixed Chinese , Vietnamese , Thai , Korean or Austronesian ancestry, whilst in some gang sets a large portion of its membership may identify with other Asian ancestry, or of any race. The United States began admitting its first Cambodian refugees in , and until , nearly , Cambodians were admitted; most of whom were resettled in the states of California , Massachusetts , Virginia , and New York.