Five dots tattoo - Wikipedia

[citation needed] In the US, it is also believed to have spread from Vietnamese gangs, who use it to mean, "A group of friends". [ citation needed ] The five dot tattoo resembles the five shields on the Portuguese flag — the shields representing the five Holy Wounds inflicted upon Jesus during his crucifixion — and was formerly worn by many members of the Portuguese armed forces.…

Chinese Three-Dot Tattoos Sinosplice

Theres also a similar burn marking with 5 dots in the pattern of the 5 on a dice. In vietnamese it represents the 5 Ts which mean something in vietnamese having to do with gangs. For other asian gangs, it represents a person which is the middle dot, surrounded by his closets friends for protection.…

ASIAN GANGS Overview - Rage University

The five dots can be made with cigarette burns. Typically this tattoo is seen on Vietnamese gang members. Even though this tattoo is generically gang related, it displays the willingness of the wearer to commit criminal activities. The five dots usually mean, "A group of ……

Born to Kill (gang) - Wikipedia

Born to Kill, also known as BTK or Canal Boys, is the name of a New York City-based street gang composed of first-generation Vietnamese immigrants. They were active in the 1980s in New York City's Chinatown. The early 1990s proved to be detrimental to the Vietnamese collective following the arrest and prosecution of most of their New York-based operatives by the fall of 1992.Founding location: New York City, United States…