When you think Chinese organized crime, you think the Triads or the Big Circle. When you think of Chinese crime in North America, you think Tong. But in New York, one Tong stands above the others: the Shadow Tong. The Shadow Tong were led by Uncle Benny, an old school Triad type. It was he who founded the Shadow Tong and led them to the top. If you're an immigrant, and you're in NYC's Chinatown, beware of shadows.
The Shadow TongEdit
The Shadow Tong was a Tong based in New York City, Manhatten Island. Game Guides FREE - In Google Play Install in: True Crime Wiki True Crime: New York City
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Marcus Reed is a gang member who inherited his incarcerated father's criminal empire in New York. Several years later, Reed is betrayed by a friend and assumed dead after an ambush. Covered in blood and injured, Reed shows up unexpectedly at the traitor's house to exact revenge. After a bloody, running gunfight with gang members, Reed corners the betrayer in a building basement and guns him down. Dropping his empty Uzi, Reed is almost shot and killed by another gang member, but an NYPD detective named Terry Higgins saves Reed. Isaiah Reed (Marcus' father) and Higgins have been friends for a long time. Higgins tells Reed he should be ashamed of the level he's sunk to. Although Reed willingly offers to allow Higgins to arrest him, Higgins refuses. He says he's going to cover up Reed's involvement in the shoot-out, but this will be his final chance to clean up his act before he's left to the mercy of the NYPD. Reed agrees, and shuffles off to tend to his injuries. As he does so, Higgins sighs and says, "Merry Christmas."
Five years later, Marcus Reed is now an officer of the NYPD, having worked the beat for four years to become one of the precinct's best street cops with Higgins' mentoring and guidance. At the urging of Higgins, he applies to test for his detective's badge and a transfer to the Organized Crime Unit. After passing the test with flying colors, the head detective does not believe he is ready so Terry takes Reed out for a few basics, afterwards Reed and Higgins go to visit Reed's father in jail. The visit is cut short by a phone call to Higgins. A contact for a case he's working on has called a meeting in another part of town. Marcus Reed and Higgins hurry to the contact point. Before getting out of the car, Higgins instructs Reed to come in guns blazing if he's gone for too long. As Higgins walks into the building with a briefcase, Reed leans over to pick up some of Higgins' cigarettes that have fallen out of the glove box, and suddenly, a massive explosion sends the undercover squad car flying through the air.
Back at the precinct, Reed is informed Higgins was killed in the explosion. Reed is denied a place in the OCU, for now. Marcus is then informed he will be going back out on the street as a plainclothes cop while the department investigates Higgins' murder. As Reed resumes his duties, he is contacted by FBI agent Gabriel Whitting, who requests a meeting in a parking garage downtown. Whitting informs Reed a member of the OCU is a mole and likely organized Higgins' death. Whitting does not know who but does know the mole had connections with four major crime syndicates: the Magdalena Cartel, the President's Club, the Palermo Mob, and the Shadow Tong. Whitting wants Reed to investigate these four crime groups to track down Higgins' killer. After being given a folder with information on the Magdalena Cartel, Reed sets off on his mission of revenge.
The Magdalena Cartel was a Coloumbian Drug Cartel that made money off children hospitals, orphanages and other shelters around the city made by their head leader Teresa Casto a.k.a "Mother Teresa". In his quest for revenge aganist the mole who killed his mentor Terry Higgins, NYPD cop Marcus Reed took down this crime organization first. Learning that Mother Teresa had ties to the cartel Marcus traveled to meet with her and ask a few questions but however she refused to talk to him being a cop because a drug dealer that stood on the corner of building everyday was not taken care of. Needing Teresa's help, Marcus told Teresa to wait while he to confront the dealer. After killing the drug dealer and destroying his lab, Marcus returned to Teresa and she informed him of a another drug dealer named Rey. To find Rey, Marcus would have follow a biker that collected the money of his drug dealers and taken to him. After destroying Rey's operation; Rey informed Marcus that he was being used by the Magdalenas to take out their rivials and that their drug smuggling operation was based within the New York Museum of National History. Marcus then made his way to the Museum where he hear a Doctor talking about a new fresh shipment arriving in the basement. After knocking out a gullible guard, Marcus made his way past more guards and took the elevator down basement but the Doctor from before saw Marcus and ordered his men to kill him. After Marcus caught up to the Doctor, the Doctor revealed that the new artfacts contained the Cartel's drugs. Discovering all he needed to know, Marcus raced back to Teresa's building. Upon entering the building Marcus headed to Teresa's but was knocked out from behind. Marcus then awoke wearing a straight jacket and sitting in a wheel chair in a mental hospital. To his side stood Teresa, who revealed her name to be Magdalena Rojas; there and then Marcus discovered the truth: "Teresa" was the Cartel's head. Marcus was left at the mercy of the mental patients, but Marcus defeated them and the hospital's guards. After breaking out of the Hospital, Marcus headed to opera theater where Teresa was watching a show. After killing Teresa's goons, Marcus asked Teresa who was the mole inside the O.C.U; but Teresa stated that the she never met the mole. She did state that the mole was very high up and had influence within the police. With the information recieved, Marcus arrested Magdalena, thus bringing an end to the Magdalena Cartel.
The President's Club was an all African-Amercian street crime gang. It was the fastest growing crime syndicate in New York, with former Crips and Bloods working together. The gang got its name from the head leader and the lieutenants using the names of the U.S. Presidents featured on dollar bills, and the group made its profit off a Yakuza made drug called "Pop". The gang was started when the head leader went rogue after being used by the Yakuza. This act of desertion led the President's Club and Yakuza into a gang war. Marcus first went to bring down President Lincoln, who ran a drug den/shelter. Marcus arrived on the scene and knocked out the doorman. Marcus proceeded to make his way through the den, defeating all the guards and dealers. As Marcus arrived in the main hall, Marcus found Lincon waiting for him on a platform above the ground with a minigun. Marcus dodged Lincoln's bullets and neutralized him. Lincon told Marcus that he got his drugs from President Hamilton and that he could be found at his club Tadow. Marcus arrested Lincoln and headed off to the club. Arriving at the club, Marcus found everyone on the floor lifeless. Marcus first believed them to be knocked out from pop. Seeing a man he thought was in a daze, he shook him by his shoulder, only for his head fall off. As Marcus fell to the floor in fear, a voice rang out from the back of the club. Marcus soon made his way through the club, bypassing lasers and found a witness cowering in fear. The witness, President Hamilton, then explained that the killers were Yakuza hitmeñ sent by their leader Kobi. Marcus tracked down Kobi to a hotel where he found two young ladies being escorted by two Yakuza enforcers, but as Marcus approached the group asking for Kobi, one of the enforcers pulled a gun on Marcus. Marcus pulled out his badge to show he was a cop. As he asked again for Kobi, the older lady revealed that she was Kobi. As Marcus ordered Kobi into the limo, President Jackson and his men arrived so they could "WASTE THOSE YAKUZA BITCHES!" After a long car chase, Marcus killed Jackson and the thugs, and Kobi thanked Marcus for his deeds. Marcus asked why Kobi was at war with the Presidents. Kobi revealed that the man Marcus just killed was President Jackson, and that her men had already killed Hamilton, and Grant is next and after Grant, only Benjamin would remain. Kobi revealed that Benjamin, the head of the President's club, is really Lionel Jones, a hotshot music video producer. Kobi met Lionel, who was broke, in Japan and used his contacts to sell pop but Lionel decided to go into his own buisness using the Yakuza's pop. Kobi ordered her men to hunt down and kill all of the Presidents, initiating the war. Kobi then revealed that she and her men are on the way to Lionel's drug factory to kill him herself. Marcus told Kobi that that wouldn't happen because he's putting her under arrest, but Kobi pushed Marcus out of the limo, causing him to fall out onto the street and drove off. Knowing where the factory was Marcus raced his way there. As Marcus arrived on scene, Marcus found the President's Club and the Yakuza were in the midst of a gun fight with President Grant leading the fight. As Grant's men killed two more Yakuza, Marcus busted through the skylight, gunning down both sides. Grant, surprised at his dramatic entrance, ordered his men to kill Marcus while he moved a large truck of pop out of the factory. Marcus chased after Grant, killing Grant's men. As Marcus headed outside, he found more Presidents Club goons, and Grant trying to escape in his truck. Marcus destroyed the truck by shooting the truck's tires. Grant surrendered on the spot, and Marcus ordered him to tell him where Lionel was. Grant revealed that Lionel was at his music studio, Zen Records. Marcus then raced to the studio but was knocked out from behind as soon as he entered. Marcus re-awoke strapped to a chair. Lionel entered the room, angered that Marcus had destroyed his operation, arrested his men, and broke into his building. As Lionel stood over Marcus, he armed himself with a katana and prepared to execute Marcus himself; but before he could do so, a goon busted into room explaining that an intruder was on the roof. Lionel, angered that someone was in his garden, remarked that "nobody fucks with MY zen", then proceeded to leave the room with his men, leaving Marcus on the floor. Marcus soon broke from the chair and headed for the roof, killing Lionel's goons along the way. Arriving on the roof, Marcus found Lionel and Kobi fighting each other with katanas. Kobi turned around, surprised to see him, only to be stabbed through the abdomen by Lionel. Marcus then dueled with Lionel and defeated him by knocking off his armor by smashing it with pieces of bamboo. With no armor on, Lionel escaped on a nearby zipline to another building. Marcus soon followed and captured Lionel. Holding Lionel over the side of the building, Lieon revealed that the mole called himself "El Jefe". Marcus arrested Lionel, ending the President's Club.
The Shadow Tong was a Tong based in New York City, Manhatten Island. The Shadow Tong was once led by Benjamin "Uncle Benny" Shen, who led the Tong out of Chinatown for years and had the knockoff merchandise market cornered, but he disappeared without a trace and the Tong was taken over by his adopted, American bred son, Leeland Shen, who voided all of Benny's agreements, began extorting local businesses, and even worse, brought the sweatshops back to Chinatown. Leeland Shen was a cocky, insolent piece of work; Gabriel Whitting even called him "one brutal son-of-a-bitch". Leeland's got his syndicate sewn up so tight, there's almost no way of getting to him.
Needing to get close to Leeland, but because of his uptight hate for new recruits, Marcus tries to find Leeland's missing step-sister, Vivian Shen, who had ran away with her vampire-wannabe boyfriend to become a goth dancer. Marcus found Vivian on the dance floor performing but Vivian refused to leave and the club manager refused to let her go. Marcus then defeated the goths and the manager. Marcus then took Vivian outside but his car was gone.
While looking for his car, the goths now armed, arrived outside to kill Marcus. Scared by the guns, Vivian agreed to go with Marcus. Marcus then pushed Vivian into a limousine driver seat while he protected it from the goths. After killing the goths, the two escaped to Vivian's home. Arriving at the resturant, Leeland and his mother were pleased to see her but Leeland was not happy to see Marcus (believing Marcus to Vivian's boyfriend). After Marcus explained that he was not Vivian's boyfriend, she stated that she was Leeland's Step Sister.
Mrs. Shen then told Marcus to forgive Vivian due to her father spoiling her. This angered Vivian into yelling at Mrs. Shen explaining that Mrs. Shen only married Vivian's father just because he was rich, this causing Leeland to slap her across the face. Marcus introduced himself as "Jimmy Mac" and told Leeland to leave her alone and that he wanted to make a deal with Leeland.
Marcus stated that "The King" wanted to make a deal about the souvier trade: 50% cut. Leeland however refused to make the deal unless Marcus could prove himself worthy. Leeland then ordered Marcus to go see Old Lin. Arriving outside Old Lin's building, Old Lin told Marcus to drive his truck around town to his partners and should none of them pay due to Leeland's rise in prices; Marcus should beat them up!
After Marcus was done the deliveries, Marcus returned to Lin's building. Marcus found Old Lin in his office where he asked Marcus if he had a gun but Marcus stated that Lin's doorman had taken his gun when he came in. Old Lin then went all about how something real can look fake, which he then stated that "Jimmy mac" is "Officer Reed."
As Marcus stood in shock; a thug from behind put gun to Marcus' head. With the gun to his head, Old Lin then said "Bye Bye", however Marcus actting on the draw, dodged the gun and disarmed the thug. Old Lin in terror escaped the office into a secret elevator. Marcus then headed through the building killing Lin's goons as he made his way to the garage. As Marcus entered the garage, Lin opened fire on him causing Marcus to take cover behind the parked trucks. Marcus then jumped out from behind one of the trucks and disarmed Lin.
Old Lin then explained that Leeland's slave operation was done within a huge chinese tanker at the docks. Marcus arrested Old Lin and headed for the docks.
Marcus arrived at the docks and made his way inside but as Marcus made his way into the ship's belly, he was captured. Marcus was then brought before the captain of the ship. The Captain then asked what marcus was looking for which Marcus responded "Yeah I found what I was looking for alright". And Marcus broke out the goons' girbs and chased after the Captain; however the Captain being faster climbed up a ladder to a higher level. Retracting the ladder, the Captain ordered his men to kill Marcus. Marcus defeated the thugs and went after the Captain.
Chasing the Captain through the ship's belly Marcus finally caught up to him. The Captain then stated that Leeland was hiding out in Uncle Benny's old heritage house. Marcus arrested the Captain and headed off to find Leeland.
Meanwhile, Leeland had justed opened the heritage house to some gangsters. Suddenly Marcus busted through the door and ordered Leeland to freeze while asking him who was the mole. Leeland however grabbed one of the gangsters as a hostage (most likely it was Redman) and put a knife to his throat. However the gangster (Redman) being stronger headbutted Leeland allowing him to make his escape through a secret passageway. Marcus then jumped through the door making it just in time.
Marcus then chased Leeland through a huge sesame across piles and through tunnels. As Marcus entered another tunnel, the door behind him shut leaving Marcus blind in the dark where he was then knocked out.
Marcus then awoke strapped to a large stone wall with his hands cuffed. Leeland entered and "introduced" Marcus to Uncle Benny, where his skeleton was strapped to a wall with a guan doa sticking out of his chest. Leeland then explained that the Shadow Tong was born in this room, and that it used to be a hideout for prosecuted Chinese. Uncle Benny was the only one who knew about the place and didn't want to share the secret until Leeland killed him thus also allowing him to take over the Shadow Tong. Then out of no where arrived Vivian, realising Marcus and stating that Leeland wasn't the only one who knew about the secret room.
Leeland, shocked to find Vivian here asked what she was doing. Vivian stated that she knew all along that he and his mother planned to kill her father and that Marcus would give him what he deserved. Leeland, angry at Vivian, knocked her to the floor and was prepared to kill her but Marcus came to, ordering Leeland to keep away from her. Leeland mockingly asked if Marcus would arrest him but Marcus on the other hand stated " Yo, when this over you're gonna be begging to be arrested".
The two then dueled it out with Marcus winning but Leeland, refusing to give up, escaped higher up by climbing a wall. Marcus gave chase higher up into the room, catching up after dodging several carts being thrown down the walls by Leeland. Leeland then led Marcus through a another tunnel into a subway tunnel. As Marcus reached the end of the tunnel, Leeland armed himself with two knives and the two dualed once again with Marcus wining coming out on top. Marcus then grabbed Leeland and held him near a oncoming train, but just as quicky pulled him away after Leeland stated that the mole had his money dropped off at locker 125 at Grand Central Station. With the info collected, the Shadow Tong was finshed.