The PCC (First Command of the Capital), a criminal organization in Brazil, makes $60 Million a year through drug trafficking and other racketeering activities.
Based on data collected from various criminal justice programs, a report found that the crime syndicate has over 11,000 members with 6,000 in prison. The leaders of the group operate out of a Sao Paulo prison and conducts its activities in 22 of the 26 states of Brazil. Its operations has also expanded to neighboring Bolivia and Paraguay.
Source: AFP, “Brazil’s top prison gang runs $60 million crime trade,” Google News, October 12, 2013.