Thursday, October 11, 2012

Flying Dragons


Flying Dragons

The Flying Dragons (Chinese: 飞龙帮) are a well known Chinese street gang affiliated with the Hip Sing Tong are active in New York City's Chinatown, and have a presence in Hong Kong, Canada and Australia. The gang moved heavily into heroin trafficking after the Italian-American Mafia lost the trade as a result of the Pizza Connection prosecutions in the mid-1980s. The Flying Dragons was believed to be started somewhere in the late 1890s to early 1900s.
The boss of the gang, Johnny "Onionhead" Eng, was sentenced to 24 years imprisonment for running a heroin distribution ring in 1993.

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