underworld activity

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POLICE are increasingly turning to informants to help solve crimes and gather information about underworld activity.
Karl soon gets involved in cross-cultural underworld activity involving an illicit auto mechanic's shop and, eventually, a shady operation in which his younger brother is set up and horribly beaten.
The trappings of his underworld activity allowed him to move from a modest pounds 170,000 house in Widnes to a 14-acre, pounds 1.
The movie - like Ritchie's classic Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels - examines violent underworld activity.
It's an underworld activity and it's well known that bets are made on the results.
He said community leaders were keen to work at getting criminals to turn away from underworld activity.
Most of all, he owes it to our young - who might otherwise go into crack-dealing, politics or some other underworld activity - to give them a reason to choose the right side of the law.
Underworld activity is nothing new in Marbella - Irish and British crooks have been hiding out on this stretch of the "Costa del Crime" since the 1970s.