Here's a map showing all the GTA 5 Online gang war / attack locations and times they are active. There are around 52 gang attacks on the map and you can make around $2000 per attack picking up crates (shoot them with a weapon) and cash / weapons found on the floor around the gang attack area. ($104,000 total) In addition to cash, you also get RP, ammo, and weapons.
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Here is what the crates look like, they can contain $500, weapons, or ammo.
Thanks to tech for the map.
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