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Philadelphia Boss: Ralph Natale



By David Amoruso



Ralph Natale was proof that the Philadelphia Crime Family was at it's end and in deep trouble. Natale would become the first Mafia boss to flip, turn government witness, and testifie against his former 'employees'. But was he really the top guy or just an uncle junior type of bulls eye for the feds to aim their guns at?



Ralph Natale started out as an absolute nobody. He wasn't a killer or tough guy and he… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

The Bruno Crime Family - Overview

Estimate members: Around twenty active members.

First Boss: Salvatore Sabella started the family in 1911.

Primary…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 29, 2014 at 5:56am — No Comments

Organized Crime in Australia

As the sixth largest country in the world, Australia has a lot of room for people who are looking for new territory to commit crimes. Discovered by Dutch explorers, Australia eventually fell under British rule. The British used the far-away continent as an isolated prison in the sun after they lost control of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 7, 2013 at 10:56am — No Comments

The Mafia Cops: How Two NYPD Cops Killed for the Mob

Stephen Caracappa (l) and Louis Eppolito (r)



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2006

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I kept a sawed-off shotgun in my locker for just such occasions. It fit snugly under the folds of my trench coat. I spotted Frankie sitting at a card table walked up behind…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

About Gangsters Inc.

Gangsters Incorporated went online on July 12, 2001 and has between 200,000 and 400,000 visitors on a monthly basis. In November of 2010 the site underwent a big change. From a regular website it turned into a social media platform and web community where visitors can read and post about organized crime. The site is run by David Amoruso and features original content by a large variety of authors.

If you have any questions you can e-mail us at…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2014 at 2:59pm — 3 Comments

Puparo presents: The Roaring 1950s (Part 2)

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Salvatore Marino then testified to making a delivery of narcotics from the apartment at 36 East 4th Street for Ralph Polizzano before his

arrest the night of July 5. On cross-examination Marino claimed that in

the police station he was punched in the stomach by the arresting

officer and two other officers for five or ten minutes and was knocked

out. He claimed he… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 9:56am — No Comments

Italian-Australian Gangsters & Mafiosi

By Steven Ralph (He is a beginning writer and will be writing articles on a number of Italian-Australian crimes and criminals, whether overtly mafia related or simply ethnically Italian. Stay tuned for some good stories from the land down under.)

In his classic 1970 work The Criminal Brotherhoods, respected author David Leon Chandler cites information gleaned from…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 18, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Puparo presents: The Roaring 1950s (Part 1)

Montreal

Giuseppe "Pep" Cotroni 's drugtrade was financed by Luigi Greco and Cotroni once told an undercover that 5 men in the US controlled the heroin market and prices, those customers of his were Angelo "Angie" Tuminaro, Rocco "Rocky" Sancinella, Anthony "Bootsie" DiPasqua, Frank Mancino and Anthony Strollo "Tony Bender", those were often financed by Squillante.



Constantino Gamba

In 1950 arrested in Italy for trafficking in narcotics



Schiaparelli directing chemist… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Puparo presents: The Roaring 1980s (Part 2)

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Genovese boss Salerno

Also meet that year 1984 Maishe and Salerno at the lawyer's Roy Cohn office.



Gaetano Badalamenti arrested

Swiss police arrest 5 april 1984 in Zurich Vincenzo Randazzo a nephew of

Gaetano Badalamenti and 8 april in Madrid Gaetano Badalamenti, his son

Vito and his nephew Pietro Alfano get arrested.… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

Stone Cold Killer Boardwalk Empire Returns This Sunday

By David Amoruso

Get ready for more bootlegging, backstabbing, corrupt politicians, damsels in distress, and stone cold killers when Boardwalk Empire returns for its brand new fourth season this Sunday. We join the series in February of 1924, Nucky Thompson is laying low but faces new challenges, including a clash with the mayor, a battle with his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

‘Ndrangheta Mob War in Australia

By Steven Ralph

In part 4 of his series on organized crime in Australia, Steven Ralph details the bloody war fought between members of the same ‘Ndrangheta cell in Melbourne in the 1960s. A fight for control over rackets, and revenge.

Muratore family;

I do rite this letter in English as I want your kids to read your roten old man…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2012 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Chicago: A Gangster History Part 2

You can find Chicago: A Gangster History Part 1 here.

By Puparo

SOUTH SIDE RALPH SHELDON BEER WAR WITH SALTIS MCERLANE

Saltis McErlane gang

4 October 1925 was the Ragens Colts Club House (Ralph Sheldon headquarters) machine gunned and died bystander Charles Kelly and wounded was Thomas Hart

Saltis McErlane gang

13 October…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 27, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs Part 3

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to offer during the twentieth century. …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Get ’The Right Man’: How the FBN nailed Vito Genovese

By Thom L. Jones



It begins and ends with a man who had a name that sounded like a musk melon.



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 since its recognized… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 24, 2010 at 2:59pm — 1 Comment

Philly Mob Boss Joey Merlino Goes To Hollywood

By David Amoruso



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

Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 13, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Puparo presents: The Roaring 1970s

Puparo has compiled the following text through thorough research. However, if you see an error, or would like to add something, Puparo welcomes the contribution.



New Jersey Teamster local 560 business agent Nunzio Provenzano

The 1970 appointment of Nunzio Provenzano as business agent.



Persico’s man Shorty Spero

Capo Persico’s man Shorty Spero had in his crew Gravano, Ralph Ronga (killed later by police during a holdup), Joe… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Philadelphia Boss: John Stanfa



By: David Amoruso

Posted in 2001



John Stanfa was going to be the guy who would bring the Philadelphia Crime Family back to the top. After the Scarfo years which crippled the Philadelphia Crime Family law enforcement and mobsters all agreed, John Stanfa was gonna get the Family back on it's feet. Stanfa was Sicilian, low key and knew the game. Things ofcourse would turn out very different.



John Stanfa was born on December… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to offer…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Calabrian Ndrangheta in Australia

Italy has produced three of the world’s most infamous criminal groups. Cosa Nostra from Sicily, the Camorra from Campania, and the ‘Ndrangheta from Calabria continue to hold the country in a stranglehold. But as Italians migrated to other countries, so did these criminal gangs. Steven Ralph has researched the presence of these Italian mafia groups in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 20, 2012 at 9:10am — No Comments

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