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The reason that they were targeted is clear: Asian-Indian households have the highest median income of all ethnic groups in the United States at $114,261; Median earnings of $148,019. Median household income was $87,243 for Asian [overall] households compared to $41,511 for black households; $67,937 for non-“hispanic” white households and $51,404 for “hispanic” households.

Asian-Indian propagandists, along with Latino propagandists, such as the Castro bro politicians, can talk about all they want about their invented fake category of “persons of color“, but it doesn’t stand up in the face of reality.

Poor Latin American and Caribbean “persons of color” apparently know that, as a group, Asian “persons of color” are making a lot more money than everyone else. In particular, Asian-Indians are making around twice as much, as all other ethnic groups in the United States. They may soon realize that it’s better to return to their ethnic homeland. In India, caste respect and Hindu ideology presumably makes it easier to keep the poor in line, and it is surely easier to lord over the poor, than in the United States.

While “Hispanic” (Spanish speaking) is a fake ethnic category covering the sort of ethnic diversity that exists within the (English speaking) United States, many Latin American migrants are indeed poor. On the other hand, apart from refugees from Southeast Asia, many Asian migrants tend to be the upper castes-upper classes who are bailing out of their own overpopulated countries, rather than trying to improve them.

Asian-Indian households have the highest median income of all ethnic groups at $114,261; Median earnings of $148,019. https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk

Median household income between 2017 and 2018 increased for all households across all major race and Hispanic origin groups.

Median household income ranged from $87,243 for Asian households (up 2.1%) to $41,511 for black households (up 1.5%).

Median household income for households with non-Hispanic white householders increased by 1.0% to $67,937 in 2018. Households with Hispanic householders increased by 1.5% to $51,404 in 2018. ” https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2019/09/us-median-household-income-up-in-2018-from-2017.html

It is surprising that this wasn’t categorized as a “hate crime”. Why wasn’t it? It is targeting people for attack due to their ethnicity with the assumption that they will have more money, which isn’t necessarily the case on an individual basis.

The text has been corrected to say “Asian-Indian” as per the US Census. Indian should NEVER be used for those with roots in India because many official US documents use Indian to describe American Indians.
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Monday, October 28, 2019
Leader of the Castro Enterprise Involved in Armed Home Invasions that Targeted Victims of Indian and Asian Ancestry Sentenced to Prison
A Texas woman was sentenced to 37 years in prison for her role as the leader of several robbery crews that traveled across the United States in order to conduct armed home invasions of families of Asian-Indian and Asian descent.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge Steven M. D’Antuono of the FBI’s Detroit Field office made the announcement.

Chaka Castro, 44, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Laurie J. Michelson of the Eastern District of Michigan, who presided over the trial.

After a five-week trial, Castro was convicted of one count of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) conspiracy, four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering and four counts of use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

According to evidence presented at trial, from 2011 to 2014, Castro and her robbery crews committed a string of home invasions in Georgia, New York, Ohio, Michigan and Texas.  The leader of the robbery crews was Castro, who would generate lists of robbery targets in various states around the county, specifically families of Asian and Asian-Indian ancestry, and then assign crews to carry out the armed robberies of these families within their homes.  Once Castro assigned a crew to a particular area, members of the group would travel to that location, conduct surveillance and execute the robberies.  The crews utilized a particular modus operandi in each of the robberies.  They disguised their appearance with clothing and bandanas so that victims of their robberies would have difficulty identifying them.  They would openly carry and brandish firearms to gain control of the victims and then immediately corral the victims, including children, into one location in the home.  At least one robber would then restrain the victims with duct tape and threats of violence, as another partner would ransack the home in search of cash, jewelry and electronics to steal.  The group organized their trips to involve multiple home invasion robberies over a series of days.

The FBI’s Ann Arbor Office investigated the case with the assistance of federal agencies including U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Secret Service and local law enforcement agencies in Michigan, including Washtenaw County Sherriff’s Office, Ann Arbor Police Department and Canton Police Department; local law enforcement agencies in Ohio, including Beachwood Police Department; local law enforcement agencies in Georgia, including the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office, Cobb County Police Department, Gwinnett County Police Department, Duluth Police Department and Milton Police Department; local law enforcement agencies in New York, including Nassau County Police Department; the Tennessee Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies in Texas including Allen Police Department, Coppell Police Department, Flower Mound Police Department, Carrollton Police Department, Lewisville Police Department and Southlake Police Department.

Trial Attorneys Marianne Shelvey and Beth Lipman of the Criminal Division’s Organized Crime and Gang Section prosecuted the case.
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Criminal Division
Criminal – Organized Crime and Gang Section
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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Updated October 28, 2019