By Thom L. Jones
‘A sweetheart of a guy. He wasn’t a drinker and didn’t cheat on his wife the way most of these guys do. His one big fault is that once in a while, he would import 50-100 kilos of pure heroin.’
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District Strike Force, 1973.
On March 6th,…
By David Amoruso
After thousands of murders and extreme violence that saw beheadings and mass graves the drug war in Mexico has finally been made a top priority for the United States. With a U.S. congressman referring to Mexico as the United States’ “third front” after Afghanistan and Iraq, the war between drug cartels has become more than a simple gang war over…
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By David Amoruso
Based in Greenwich Village, the Triangle Social Club used to be the headquarters of the most powerful Mafia Family in the United States. But today, it has become the home of an organic, feel-good tea and spice store and…
By Rick Blumenthal
Last week the owners of the three largest online poker sites were charged with bank fraud, illegal gambling offenses and laundering billions in illegal gambling proceeds. The indictment came as a devastating blow since these online poker…
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Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies, and Personalities From The Dark Side has been programming since January of this year and is currently averaging 50,000 listeners plus each week and the figure is growing.
Crime Beat is now pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule:
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At the origin of La Quarta Mafia, or Sacra Corona Unita, were Camorra Boss Raffaele Cutolo and Calabrian Bosses like Umberto Belfiore who had Pugliese criminals start new mafia groups in Puglia. The following text has been written and compiled by organized crime researcher Puparo. Any suggestions…Continue
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U.S. Government Foreign Drug Kingpin Law Sanctioned Against Afghanistan's Narcotic Trafficking and Multi-billion Dollar Money Laundering Schemes.
By Clarence Walker
As U.S. military wage "deadly" war against the Taliban-Al qaeda regime in Afghanistan, the U.S. Treasury department has stepped up their efforts to disrupt the flow of billions of dollars…
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In this month's issue of Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement:
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The highly anticipated Las Vegas Mob Experience officially opened its doors on Wednesday March 30th at 10:00am.
The Las Vegas Mob Experience is an immersive, highly interactive journey through the history of organized crime and the impact its major players had on the building of Las Vegas. Anchored by the…
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By David Amoruso
Guatemala's most wanted drug lord, Juan Ortiz Lopez, has been captured by U.S. and Guatemalan agents yesterday. Soldiers and police in helicopters swooped into Ortiz Lopez’s home city of Quetzaltenango and raided his home. Inside, they found the alleged Cartel leader and two accomplices who are thought to be bodyguards.
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The La Cosa Nostra Family in Philadelphia has been in a steady decline ever since the trigger happy boss Nicky Scarfo took the reins back in the 1980s. Murders, turncoats, and a lust for notoriety played a big role in decimating a once successful crime family. …
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This coming March 17th and 24th, the radio show, CRIME BEAT: ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES AND PERSONALITIES FROM THE DARKSIDE, will feature a special two-part program focusing on Lewis Kasman, John Gotti’s so-called 'Adopted Son', and his lawyer, Joel M. Weissman, one of the country’s top divorce lawyers. Kasman, at one time a millionaire garment executive, became one of the…Continue
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By David Amoruso
“It's not personal, Sonny. It's strictly business,” Michael Corleone says to his older brother in The Godfather. This quote has come to influence how a large percentage of the public views how organized crime groups operate. These gangsters don’t kill at random. They kill with good reasons. For profit, territory: business. It doesn’t mean they…
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