Feds: Russian Mob Eclipses Cosa Nostra in South Florida

"Russian mobs have surpassed the Italian Mafia as the FBI's 'no.1 priority' in South Florida after a string of recent nightclub busts," reports the U.K. Daily Mail.

In April, six notorious members of an Eastern European network - along with a Sunny Isles investor and 10 'Bar Girls' imported mostly from Latvia and Estonia - were charged with conspiring to tempt and rob South Beach tourists by racking up their credit card bills for alcohol at private Russian-speaking clubs on Washington Avenue.

'Eurasian organised crime is our no.1 priority,' FBI special agent Rick Brodsky told the Miami Herald.


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