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Legit Feast of San Gennaro almost as greedy as Mafia

By David Amoruso

The Feast of San Gennaro has long been associated with the Italian-American Mafia. Ever since they became powerful enough, mobsters have been extorting the feast for all it was worth. After several successful prosecutions, authorities claimed the feast was free from criminal influence and more money would end up with…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 19, 2014 at 7:45am — No Comments

Thom L. Jones' Mob Corner - Overview



Intro:



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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 17, 2014 at 3:48am — No Comments

The Mancuso ‘Ndrangheta Clan's war against itself

By David Amoruso

‘Ndrangheta boss Pantaleone Mancuso was arrested last month as he tried to cross the Argentinian border into Brazil. He is wanted in Italy for Mafia association and two attempted murders and had been on the run since April. Mancuso heads the ‘Ndrangheta’s financially most powerful clan that has connections to drug…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The scoop on the man who brought down Genovese

“His impact on the American Mafia was much more than to just have helped the law incarcerate a man who at the time, they considered perhaps the most powerful hoodlum in the country. By helping to nail him and thus sending him to prison, he created a chain of events that would have perhaps, the most significant repercussions on Italian-American organized crime…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 12, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

James Gandolfini’s final farewell in true gangster style

By David Amoruso

James Gandolfini made an everlasting impression on millions of people around the globe with his iconic role as mob boss Anthony Soprano in television series The Sopranos. His unexpected death on June 19,2013, came too soon. But through his roles on television and in movies Gandolfini lives on. His last movie, The Drop,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 8, 2014 at 8:35am — 2 Comments

Gambino mobster suspect in brazen murder

By David Amoruso

Gangbanger or Mafioso? You be the judge. He may not look like it, but Robert Sasso, pictured above, is a Gambino crime family associate whose father and grandfather were in “the life” as well. And while he may not have learned how to dress like a mobster, he is alleged to be very familiar with the Mafia’s violent ways of doing…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 1, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

Rap mogul Suge Knight shot six times at VMA party

By David Amoruso

Some guys just attract violence. Case in point: rap mogul Suge Knight. This Sunday morning, Knight was attending a party celebrating this year’s MTV Video Music Awards when he was shot a reported six times by an unknown assailant.

The party at the 10AK nightclub in Los Angeles was…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2014 at 3:45am — No Comments

Camorra - Overview

CAMORRA



PROFILES:



Aldo Gionta (prison)

Augusto La Torre (pentito)…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 19, 2014 at 9:21am — No Comments

Cross-dressing fugitive Mafia boss arrested

By David Amoruso

As a fugitive you have to be creative to remain a free man. Even when that means dressing up as a woman every now and then. Just ask 42-year-old Camorra boss Aldo Gionta.

This past Saturday, Gionta was arrested by plain clothes policemen at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo as he tried to board a ferry for Malta using false papers. Agents…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sons of Anarchy final season trailer shows vengeance

By David Amoruso

Rejoice! A brand new season of Sons of Anarchy is upon us and it promises to be one hell of a ride. The latest trailer shows us Jax out for blood and vengeance and some very worried people around him, many with guns drawn. Unfortunately, this will be the series’ last ride as it comes to an explosive end.

It hasn’t been easy for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2014 at 6:12am — No Comments

Crime Beat: Cocaine, Steroids, Crack, Bikers & the Mob

Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the darkside on Artist First Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for August 28, 2014, through October 28, 2014. Topics covered include cocaine kingpin George "Blow" Jung, Blood Sport steroids, Washington DC's crack epidemic,  and more.

Here is the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2014 at 5:26am — No Comments

The Lucchese Crime Family - Overview

Estimate members: Between 120 and 130 (according to Jerry Capeci)

First Boss: Tom Gagliano

Primary activities: Narcotics, gambling, loan sharking, waste management, construction and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2014 at 4:31am — No Comments

The Truth Behind Movie Classic Goodfellas

By David Amoruso

Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its knowledge of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Genovese capo Pagano hit with racketeering charges

By David Amoruso

Genovese captain Daniel Pagano (above) was hit with racketeering charges yesterday. Authorities allege he participated in a racketeering conspiracy in which he committed extortion, loansharking, and operated an illegal gambling business. It’s the latest bust in a long mob career for the 61-year-old Pagano.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 8, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Triads - Overview

HISTORY



The Chinese Triads find their origin centuries ago. At least since the Tang dynasty (617-907) China has had secret societies. Several Triads identify themselves with the White Lotus Society. The White Lotus Society expelled the Mongolian occupation force…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 7, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Triad gangster accused of running gambling empire

By David Amoruso

50-year-old Wei Seng Phua was known as a high roller around the world. The Malaysian played poker at the highest stakes and was known for his huge bankroll which was labeled as “a bottomless pile.” According to his own testimony he is worth between $300 and $400 million dollars. According to authorities he is worth much more. And, worse,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 7, 2014 at 8:44am — No Comments

Chinese Organised Crime And Africa

Chinese Organised Crime And Africa

The Globalisation Of The Chinese Triads and Gangs

Dr. Gary K. Busch

There is a very important dimension to the Chinese interaction with Africa which is often overlooked; the interaction of Chinese organised criminal structures with African states and their symbiotic…

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Added by Gary K. Busch on July 30, 2014 at 5:01am — No Comments

New Orleans mobsters caught with “sniper van”

By David Amoruso

What were two mobsters doing inside a van outfitted with gun ports and with a .22-caliber sniper rifle and silencer inside? That’s the question authorities in New Orleans have as they continue to investigate how come two members of a thought to be extinct and relatively docile Mafia family were apparently getting ready to dish out…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2014 at 3:11am — No Comments

The Chicago Outfit - Overview

Estimate members: Between 50 and 90 made members

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 19, 2014 at 3:37am — No Comments

Will Johnny Depp’s Whitey Bulger stick to the facts?

By David Amoruso

Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 18, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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