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The Sicilian Mafia, also known as Cosa Nostra

SICILIAN COSA NOSTRA



Introduction written by Angelo Carmelo Gallitto



PROFILES:



Gianni Nicchi…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 28, 2020 at 11:56am — No Comments

Thom L. Jones' Mob Corner at Gangsters Inc.





Mob Corner is written by Thom L. Jones. A retired businessman, he has had a long interest in organized crime, and in particular the Sicilian and American Mafia.



A hobby triggered by a book he read while studying at university "God Protect Me From My Friends" a biography of the Sicilian bandit…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 28, 2020 at 11:55am — No Comments

The Two Doctors of Corleone

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

It was a trip into the countryside

Off to see some people.

Business to attend, lunch, in a township clinging high on the top of Sicani Mountain, with views to the south across the endless hills and valleys to the Strait of Sicily, and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 28, 2020 at 11:44am — No Comments

Gangster movies around the world: A Greatest Hits

By Niko Vorobyov for Gangsters Inc.

It’s quarantine so we’re all stuck at home looking to kill time. Hollywood seems to have a monopoly on the gangster genre, from the wiseguy epics of Coppola and Scorsese to the hood movies like Menace II Society, but what of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 25, 2020 at 9:03am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc.'s Showbiz

Organized crime is big business. And not just of the illegal kind. Each year, millions are made by film studios, writers, and media giants by turning stories about stone cold gangsters and Mafiosi in cold hard dollars.

We at Gangsters Inc. thoroughly enjoy these products and decided to shine some light on them in this section. This is where we discuss the true story behind some…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 24, 2020 at 8:24am — No Comments

Street Gangs: From Latin Kings & La Eme to Gangster Disciples and Crips & Bloods

As researchers we find there is a distinct difference between organized crime and street gangs. One is structured, sophisticated, efficient, calculated. The other is often poorly structured, unrefined, unefficient, brash. However, many organized crime groups and most of its members start out as/in street gangs. It's where they learn their trade. And many groups that once started…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 23, 2020 at 4:49am — No Comments

Southwest Honkys gang member pleads guilty to meth conspiracy

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A member of the Southwest Honkys gang pled guilty in federal court on Thursday to his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 23, 2020 at 4:48am — No Comments

The Calabrian Mafia, known as the 'Ndrangheta - news and profiles

THE 'NDRANGHETA



Profiles below



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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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 22, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

Operation Mala Civitas shows over 100 ‘Ndrangheta bosses and members collected welfare cheques

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Italian police launched Operation Mala Civitas to investigate around 500 people with convictions for Mafia crimes and check whether or not they collected welfare cheques. On Wednesday, investigators of the Guardia…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 22, 2020 at 5:58am — No Comments

British police recover $8 million linked to international organized crime

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

$8 million of laundered criminal money has been recovered by the National Crime Agency after an investigation into a corrupt Liberian business account. On 8 April 2020, the NCA issued a Notice of Forfeiture on the account’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 22, 2020 at 4:35am — No Comments

Journey Without End: A Mafia Murder and the Search for Truth

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

It is no longer clear what is happening in this city. We are moving targets, and we don’t know who will kill us.” - Mimo La Monica. Officer in Italian State Police. 1989.

He hasn’t had a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 19, 2020 at 11:36am — No Comments

Alleged Jalisco New Generation Cartel drug lord extradited from Uruguay to the United States

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

An alleged high-ranking member of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel was extradited from Uruguay to the United States on…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 18, 2020 at 11:54am — No Comments

Gambino Crime Family: From Carlo Gambino to John Gotti

Estimate member count: around 200.

First Boss: Vincent Mangano

Primary rackets: Narcotics trafficking, loan sharking, gambling, extortion, car theft, union corruption, construction, internet fraud,…
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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 17, 2020 at 7:52am — No Comments

The boss his son – Profile of Gambino Mafia family associate Joseph Gambino

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

As far as Mafia bosses go, Carlo Gambino is one of the most legendary. His name remains notorious as it is still branded on one of New York’s five La Cosa Nostra families. Being the son of such a man, then, came…

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Drug Cartels: The Narcos from Colombia, Mexico and more - From Escobar to El Chapo

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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 16, 2020 at 4:10am — No Comments

Organized Crime in North America: From the Mafia to drug lords and gangsters



United States

New York:…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 16, 2020 at 2:32am — No Comments

The death of Cleveland Mafia boss Joe “Loose” Iacobacci – From crazy soldier to cunning mob leader

By Robert Sberna for Gangsters Inc.

By many accounts, Joe “Loose” Iacobacci forged a model career in the Mafia. The Cleveland-born Iacobacci rose…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 16, 2020 at 2:31am — No Comments

WATCH: Medellin Cartel operative shares his insights into the narco lifestyle, Scarface, Manuel Noriega

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Jorge Valdés isn’t the best-known name in the drug game, but he has been around the block and back. As a Cuban immigrant, he came to Miami with his family to find a better life. When the cocaine boom hit the United States, it…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 9, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

Profile: Lucchese family soldier Michael “Baldy Mike” Spinelli

By David Amoruso

If you thought Michael Spinelli’s nickname was bad, wait until you’ve heard the story of how he became a made member of the Lucchese crime family. As far as gangland stories go, Spinelli’s is anything but Hollywood material. Yet,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 7, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

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