The Philadelphia Crime Family is an open book. Almost literally: its history has been well documented in books written by researchers, journalists, and turncoat mobsters who spilled their guts about what was labeled as the most violent and dysfunctional mob family in the United States. But now a former boss is about to make a movie about… Continue
Last week, the DEA announced the indictment of 56 Colombian nationals for their involvement in drug trafficking from South America to Central America, Mexico and the United States using aircraft and submarines. The war on drugs is still on. And, apparently, so is the need the drug cartels have for submarines to smuggle… Continue
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Oh how fast things can change. Just one month ago law enforcement and media in The Netherlands were warning the public of an impending war between the Hells Angels and a rival motorcycle club named Satudarah.
Today, both clubs together with other Dutch outlaw motorcycle clubs took part in a huge show of protest against their government,… Continue
In recent federal court filings in Chicago, a captured major player in Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has made explosive allegations about US authorities' alleged cooperation with the cartel, charging that federal agents allowed the cartel to traffic drugs into the US in return for intelligence on the Sinaloa cartel's rivals,… Continue
Spain has always been a favorite destination for tourists because of its beautiful culture and warm climate. But organized crime gangs have also become fond of the country, mixing their pleasure with some serious business. In recent years, Spanish authorities have taken notice and started a campaign to rid their historic cities and…
Longtime mobster Vincent “Jimmy” Caci passed away on August 16, 2011. He was 86 and died of natural causes. Caci’s criminal career started in the 1940s and led him from Buffalo to Los Angeles where he would become a captain in the local La Cosa Nostra Family headed by Peter Milano. …
Things are heating up among biker groups across the globe. In Canada the Hells Angels are said to be involved in a new war with their infamous rivals the Rock Machine. While police in the Netherlands are worried the local Angels are on the verge of a war with another homegrown club.
Between 1994 and 2002, Montreal was the scene of a violent war.… Continue
What a weird world we live in. A world in which we have celebrities who are famous for no apparent reason, at least not a reason anyone can name, they simply are famous. And those that did make it big, have a strong urge to be something else. In an earlier… Continue
While the media is still focused on the arrest of Irish crime boss turned informant turned fugitive James “Whitey” Bulger, one tends to forget there are a lot of other criminal groups still operating in Boston. A recent bust puts the spotlight on the city’s… Continue
Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the Darkside has been programming since January 28 of this year and is currently averaging 70,000 listeners plus each week, and the figure is growing.
Crime Beat is now pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for the period from July 14 to September 2, 2011: Topics covered include lynching, snitching,… Continue
Many of the books written about the black gangster have been, for the most part, lengthy tomes focusing on the kingpins of the gangland scene, gangsters with names like Nicky Barnes, Frank Lucas, Lorenzo Fat Cat Nichols and…
Gangsters Inc. is proud to present an exclusive interview with imprisoned author Seth Ferranti about life in prison, stand up guys, snitches, crime boss Supreme McGriff, being an author behind bars, and his plans for when he is released.
As a young man, Ferranti was convicted of running a continual criminal enterprise that dealt in LSD. He was sentenced to over 25 years in…
“So we drive west, keep driving till we find a nice little town. These towns out in the desert, you know why they got there? People wanted to get way from somewhere else. The desert's for startin' over.” Quote from the movie…
“Big Brother is watching you,” George Orwell wrote in his famous novel 1984. And with all the security cameras, webcams, and cellular phones with video and photo cameras that indeed seems to be the case. Media around the world are showing us images and video of any incident that occurred, be it a terrorist attack or robbery, viewers at home have a… Continue
Special to Gangsters Inc. This is an excerpt from Straight from the Hood: Amazing but True Gangster Tales, a new book by Ron Chepesiuk and Scott Wilson that’s published by Strategic Media Books (www.strategicmediabooks.com).
Michael Harris: A Convicted Drug Kingpin Who Gave One of…