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New York, New York / Asian Gangs / Chinatown Kidnappings #153768

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 15, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Alexander Johnson) The new wave of crime, violence and kidnappings in New York City's Chinatown examined; scenes shown from last June of the Golden Venture, which ran aground while trafficking in smuggling Chinese aliens. [Assistant district attorney Luke RETTLER, "Singtao" newspaper Steven WONG, NYPD Lieutenant Joseph POLLINI, Hunter College professor Peter KWONG - comment on the gang kidnappings in Chinatown.] The gangs' use of fear to keep the media and the police out of the Chinatown crime noted. [INS James GOLDMAN - talks about the expansion of Chinese crime to Washington, DC.]

Johnson, Alexander;
Simpson, Carole

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