22 MS-13 gang members were charged with 7 murders over the past 2 years. The murders were of an extreme nature. Charges also included racketeering and conspiracy. The MS in MS-13 stands for Mara Salvatrucha. A Salvadoran gang originating in 1980’s LA. The 13 represents M, the 13th letter of the alphabet and signifies the gangs loyalty to the Mayan Mafia.