Tightwad filcher – rat tattoo

Another installment from the fabled Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia:

 rat tattoo russian criminal

A tattoo from a convict sentenced for hooliganism under Article 206 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR. He stole three packets of cigarettes and some sweets from the lockers of his fellow inmates. He was discovered and beaten up. It was decided by a group of ‘authoritative’ thieves that this tattoo should be forcibly applied as a punishment.


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