Joseph Massino, the first New York mob boss to become a cooperating witness, feels he has earned a release from prison. This week, the New York Daily News reported that the FBI agrees and asked the judge to reduce the former Bonanno big wig’s life sentence as a reward for his unprecedented cooperation. “As the first official boss of the American Mafia to…Continue
The first ever biography of Russell Bufalino, "The Quiet Don," will be published by Penguin on Oct. 1.
Author is Matt Birkbeck, an investigative reporter who wrote two amazing books, one on Sammy Davis, Jr. called "Deconstructing Sammy," and the other on a missing girl called "A Beautiful Child."
Here is the book description from AMAZON.
To what extent was Rosario “Russell” Bufalino involved in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa in 1975? In the CIA’s recruitment of…Continue
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It’s a Mafia mystery! Italian authorities are scratching their heads at the disappearance of ‘Ndrangheta boss-turned informant Antonino Lo Giudice. Lo Giudice was supposed to testify in court, but instead left a message on Thursday recanting all his testimony and then disappeared from witness protection.
According to news group ADN…Continue
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Intro written by Angelo Carmelo Gallitto
The Calabrian “Honoured Society”, well known as “’Ndrangheta”, is the equivalent of Sicilian Mafia in Calabria region, south Italy. However its origin is unknown, it emerged later than other Italian organizations, maybe because Calabria was more isolated than others even inside south eastern…
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Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger will finally stand trial this week. After going on the lam in 1994 he managed to escape the hands of justice for sixteen years until his arrest in 2011. Now, two years later, he will face a slew of RICO charges and former members of his crew who will testify against him. Boston crime reporter Dick Lehr wrote a new book about Bulger…Continue
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This is an excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s new biography on legendary gangster Frank Matthews. The book, titled Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of America’s Biggest Kingpin, will uncover the true story of this international man of mystery who ran the American streets.
By Ron Chepesiuk
Who was Frank…Continue
You can find Chicago: A Gangster History Part 1 here.
SOUTH SIDE RALPH SHELDON BEER WAR WITH SALTIS MCERLANE
Saltis McErlane gang
4 October 1925 was the Ragens Colts Club House (Ralph Sheldon headquarters) machine gunned and died bystander Charles Kelly and wounded was Thomas Hart
Saltis McErlane gang
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This corner is dedicated to the Palermitan judges Giovanni Falcone (born 1939) and Paolo Borsellino (born 1940). They grew up in the borough Kalsa near Palermo's harbor where Falcone lived in Via Castrofilippo and Borsellino in Via della Vetriera. Some children they played with or went to school with became members of…
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Long before Al Capone strolled into town, Chicago was teeming with gangsters and mobsters. In this piece, Puparo details the city’s criminal history starting in the early 1900s and working his way up to Al Capone and his cronies. Digging in his archives, Puparo wiped the dust off of old names, familiar places, and violent gangland executions. Any feedback and comments are…Continue
By David Amoruso
Posted in 2006 - Updated in 2013
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Bernardo Provenzano was born on January 31, 1933 in Corleone, Sicily. After the second World War Provenzano joined the Mafia Family of boss Michele Navarra and became an enforcer for Luciano Leggio in that Family. In a short time Provenzano and another young man named Toto Riina, who would later become known as one of the most vicious…
Gregory Scarpa Sr. was a trifecta of contradiction. A peacock dresser, he carried a wad…Continue
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Are Italian authorities too harsh on imprisoned Cosa Nostra boss Bernardo Provenzano? His lawyer and family say yes. In video clips aired by Michele Santoro’s Servizio pubblico, or public affairs program, on television network LA7, viewers see an old and vulnerable Provenzano, who is unable even to use the prison…Continue
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Gangsters Incorporated went online on July 12, 2001 and has between 200,000 and 400,000 visitors on a monthly basis. In November of 2010 the site underwent a big change. From a regular website it turned into a social media platform and web community where visitors can read and post about organized crime. The site is run by David Amoruso. You can e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org…
Do you want to discuss organized crime and the mafia with journalists, authors, street guys, former gangsters, active gangsters, members of law enforcement, and regular people from all around the world? Then the Real Deal Forum is the place for you. Read on and find out how you can become a member of this exclusive group.
Membership at this site means members can post replies to articles, photos, and videos that are posted on this site. It does not, however, grant…Continue
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As the Italian Mafia rose in power across the country, a less organized but just as powerful underworld of Irish corruption was beginning to take shape. At the top of this hierarchy of politics and payoffs was an unlikely figure – a man celebrated as the patriarch of America’s greatest political dynasty. Joe Kennedy may have led his…Continue
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By David Amoruso
Besides financial fraud, trafficking in narcotics is still the crime that pays the most. Groups and individuals from across the world have experienced the huge and seemingly easy profit drugs bring. Be it cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, or weed: it all translates to money. And lots of it.
With the huge amount of money come power and envy and the drug world is known for its…
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