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As MS-13 increases recruitment of kids, feds up the ante to bring the violent gang down

As MS-13 increases recruitment of kids, feds up the ante to bring the violent gang down. (ABC7)

For three decades the criminal gang, MS-13, has spread from its birthplace in Los Angeles to strongholds around the globe.

Its headquarters for the East Coast are in Virginia, where in the last year, the gang-related murder rate is up 166 percent.

WATCH: ABC7’s Senior Investigative Reporter Lisa Fletcher tracks the activity of the gang from the DC area to Long Island where federal investigators are upping the ante to bring down MS-13.

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