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18,772. They’ve identified a crew of dodgy cab drivers. Scam City: Mumbai s2e3
95,480. The first illicit trade to emerge was the smuggling and production of liquor, but it was not long before the cash generated from booze was equalled from another commodity – gold. (India & Smuggling & Gangs: India) Misha Glenny, McMafia
95,483. The collapse of the textile mills was an economic trauma from which India’s manufacturing powerhouse never fully recovered – the strikes marked the beginning of the end of Nehru’s social capitalism and prepared the ground for the liberalisation of the early 1990s. And with a sudden huge increase in the number of unemployed in central Bombay, especially in areas close to Dongri, the social conditions were perfect for the rise of a new, more violent generation of organised crime – the time of Dawood had come. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,490. As Bombay’s economy began collapsing in the 1980s, dozens of mini-mafia operations started up across the city. They were small gang-based operations engaged in extortion, gambling and territorial disputes between and within districts. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,492. From his distant outpost in Dubai, Dawood set about uniting the various gangs under his leadership. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,493. Dawood was impressed and recruited him into D-Company. Before long, Chhota Rajan, the Little Man, had become the leading figure inside Bombay, bringing together ten or more disparate gangs and creating one of the world’s greatest mafias. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,494. By the early 1990s, police estimated that Dawood Ibrahim’s annual turnover stood at around a quarter of a billion dollars from his Indian operations alone. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,496. The gangs of Mumbai have grown out of the slums, acting almost as an organic, if malevolent, response to the hip bars and conspicuous consumption of the growing, confident middle class. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,497. But the D-Company [Dawood] did not lead an exclusively underground existence. On the contrary, its influence extended to Mumbai's most famous industry, Bollywood. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,498. The gang wars of Bombay that exploded with renewed violence in the 1990s were in a part a conflict between the intelligence agencies of India and Pakistan, ensuring that they were even more dangerous and unpredictable than hitherto. (India & Gangs: India & Intelligence Agencies)
95,499. Inspector Sharma is the encounter king, having killed more than 120 Bombay gangsters in the shoot-outs. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
95,515. The investigation into the Bombay bombings, which lasted for fourteen years before dozens of suspects came to trial, revealed how deeply gangsterism in Bombay had subverted the city's economic and social life. (India & Gangs: India) ibid.
22,772. I want you to get into Safety Deposit box number 14533. (GBH Films & Gangs: India) Black Friday 2007 aka The Kidnapping starring Amy Carlson & Judd Nelson & Thomas Ian Griffith & Bess Meyer & Madison Mason & Darcy Rose Byrnes & Evan Arnold & Bryan Cuprill & Sean McGowan et al, director Arthur Allan Seidelman, kidnapper to mother
21,818. There were eight bodies around you, and you were holding a shotgun. (GBH Films & Gangs: India) Jackpot 2012 starring Kyrre Hellum & Mads Ousdal & Henrik Mestad & Arthur Berning & Andreas Cappelen & Peter Andersson & Lena Kristin Ellingsen et al, director Magnus Martens, opening scene rozzer to hero
21,819. But I haven’t done anything except join your football pool! (GBH Films & Gangs: India) ibid. hero
21,820. We never did find that head. (GBH Films & Gangs: India) ibid. hero to rozzer