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Interview with Sandra Harmon, author of Mafia Son: The Scarpa Mob Family, the FBI, and a story of betrayal

Posted on July 6, 2009

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We at Gangsters Inc are honored to present to you an interview with Sandra Harmon, the author of Mafia Son – The Scarpa Mob Family, the FBI, and a story of betrayal. The book tells the story of Gregory Scarpa Jr. A man who was taught about mob life by his father, Colombo capo Gregory Scarpa Sr. Scarpa Sr. played an important role during the Colombo war of the 1990s, while also being an… Continue

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Colombo Boss: Carmine Persico



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Carmine Persico was born in 1937 in Brooklyn, New York. His father, Carmine senior, was a soldier in the Genovese Crime Family. To his friends Carmine Persico was known on the streets as 'Junior', to his enemies he was known as 'The Snake'. As a teenager he became the leader of a group of young thugs called 'The Garfield… Continue

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Colombo Boss: Alphonse Persico



By David Amoruso

Posted on March 19, 2009

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Alphonse Persico is the son of legendary Colombo Family boss Carmine Persico. Alphonse decided to join his father’s business and become a member of the Mafia. His decision would cost him dearly as he would follow his father all the way to a federal prison.



From an early age, Alphonse followed in… Continue

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Colombo Boss: Joel "Joe Waverly" Cacace





By David Amoruso

Posted on April 1, 2007

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Joel “Joe Waverly” Cacace was born on April 9, 1941. His career in the Mafia didn’t go without some bumps in the road. There were several attempts on his life. The first in 1976, when he was working as a florist in Brooklyn. Three holdup men tried to force Cacace in his car at gunpoint. He was shot in the chest… Continue

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Colombo Capo: Gregory "The Grim Reaper" Scarpa





By David Amoruso

Posted on June 18, 2009

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Gregory Scarpa Sr. was known first and foremost as a ruthless mob hitman. He took pleasure in killing. While discussing a man he had murdered, he would say “I’d like to dig him up and shoot him again.” But, though it may seem unbelievable, while committing murder and mayhem at the behest of the Colombo Crime… Continue

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Colombo Underboss: William "Wild Bill" Cutolo



By David Amoruso

Posted on September 28, 2008

Updated on October 24, 2008

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William "Wild Bill" Cutolo was one of the most charismatic and feared mobsters of the Colombo Crime Family. Born on June 6, 1949 he had risen to become an underboss to…

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