The following is an exclusive book excerpt from Neil Clark’s Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront, which was released this month and is available at stores everywhere. The book chronicles Irish mob boss Eddie McGrath’s rise to power as a racketeer on the Manhattan waterfront, offering readers a rogue’s…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 23, 2017 at 1:54pm — No Comments
Sometimes a nickname tells you all you need to know about a person. They called Los Zetas Cartel boss Ivan Velazquez Caballero “El Talibán.” They did so because just like his namesake in Afghanistan he chopped off heads and put them on display. It was the kind of viciousness that made his rise through one of Mexico’s most…Continue
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Gangsters better watch who they call a bitch, because there’s a new powerhouse in town and SHE doesn’t mess around. Meet Mary, a deadly hitwoman who dresses the part while doing contract murders for an organized crime family in Boston.
Mary is played by Taraji P. Henson, known from the hit television series…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
They may both be standup guys, but if it’s up to Genovese family capo Eugene “Rooster” Onofrio, he won’t stand trial alongside codefendant and Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino. Apparently, Onofrio's legal team is making moves this week, claiming the 75-year-old capo wants to be tried separately from Merlino in the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
It’s been a while, but Bernie Sindler vividly remembers the day he met infamous mob boss Meyer Lansky. It was a chance encounter that changed his life. Though never a member…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2017 at 4:36am — No Comments
"You're from Boston, then?"
"That's right. Born and raised in Back Bay."
"So how did you finish up here?"
"I earned my living as a bricklayer when I left school; after the war finished, the work dried up and I got sick of being hungry. Then things got better, and then they got worse. One day I just said to myself, fuck it, and got a tram to…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 16, 2017 at 11:06am — No Comments
Latin Kings gangsters Jose “Tank” Escalera and Giovanni “Monte” Cotto were found guilty on Friday, following a week-long trial of retaliating against a witness. The indictment against the men were the result of a DEA-led investigation. They now face a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 15, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Eight heroin traffickers from Birmingham in the United Kingdom were jailed for a combined 139 years yesterday following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. The group conspired to import heroin worth up to £10 million…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 15, 2017 at 5:10am — No Comments
It’s always nice to see the older generation pass on its wisdom to the youngsters out there. Except when that wisdom pertains to trafficking drugs. Yet that’s exactly what 62-year-old Patrick Maloney did, running a crew of young dealers that bragged to clients they could deliver drugs anywhere “within 30 minutes of central London and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 15, 2017 at 5:09am — No Comments
Comedian Ray Romano has joined the cast of director Martin Scorsese’s new mob epic The Irishman, about mob hitman Frank Sheeran. The Netflix production already snared ‘usual Mafia suspects’…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 14, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
A wide-ranging investigation involving the FBI and several police departments has brought down multiple vicious kidnapping and home invasion crews operating in Lawrence, Massachusetts. According to court documents, these crews – often referred to as “joloperros,” which loosely translates to “stick-up guys” – were…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 14, 2017 at 7:54am — No Comments
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Russell Tim Shen and two others pleaded guilty to their roles in a marijuana distribution conspiracy on Monday. 69-year-old Shen and 39-year-old Andre Jorge Hernandez admitted to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 10, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Sometimes, history makes us remember and then, at times, helps us to forget.
It’s easy to recall the first iPhone that was launched in 2007 and would come to change everything we have ever known about personal communication. Mention a judge who was blown up by the Mafia in 1983, and eyes glaze and heads shake and no one…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 9, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments
A federal jury handed down a guilty verdict against former TSA officer Jamie Blunder on Friday, convicting the 48-year-old of drug conspiracy and firearms offenses for his involvement in a drug trafficking network operating in Charlotte and Greensboro, North Carolina.
Not only was Blunder involved, he was the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 8, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments
The Chief of Security of the Gangster Disciples involved in the violent shooting that occurred in Memphis, Tennessee was sentenced to 263 months in federal prison on Thursday. Edwin “Ren” Carvin was responsible for ensuring the security of fellow gang members and providing protection from law enforcement or…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 8, 2017 at 5:45am — No Comments
The underworld loves darkness. It loves to be hidden just beneath the surface, ready to jump up and grab you by the throat, shake out all your money, and descend back into the dark. As founder of Gangsters Inc. I too preferred this modus operandi – minus the throat grabbing and thievery of course - but friends of mine made…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 7, 2017 at 2:11pm — No Comments
The Italian Senate approved an extension of the country’s Antimafia bill on Thursday, news agency ANSA reports. The bill is used to confiscate the assets of convicted Mafiosi, people convicted of bribery and corruption, and also of stalking and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 7, 2017 at 5:09am — No Comments
Meet your friendly neighborhood delivery men! Two British delivery drivers ran - what seemed to be - a pretty ingenious operation smuggling hundreds of kilos of cannabis. Ingenious or not: 43-year-old Andrae Davis (photo above, left corner) and 42-year-old Vincent Simpson (right top corner) were each sentenced to two years and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 7, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments