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Patrick "Patsy" Adams (prison)…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 9, 2015 at 5:23am — No Comments

New map shows mob social clubs in New York

By David Amoruso

Since its inception members of the American Mafia hung out at social clubs owned by friends or associates. Places with names like The Ravenite, The Triangle Social Club or The Gemini Lounge. Mob buff Charlie Yates has compiled an app and map listing almost every known mob social club in the New York area. “Modern technology can actually put you…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 29, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

Pablo Escobar's War on Colombia

Pablo Escobar and his son Juan Pablo in front of the White House in Washington.

By David Amoruso

Posted on February 26, 2010

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Colombia is a country which has seen its home grown drug Cartels become just as powerful as its government. The leaders of these Cartels have amassed…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 27, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Spain: Sunny beaches and lots of organized crime

By David Amoruso

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 2, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Gangland Hits Caught On Video

By David Amoruso

“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

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 22, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Man is the Cruelest Animal: The story of “Trigger” Mike Coppola

By Thom L. Jones

The man who appeared to be always photographed with a perpetual sneer on his face, seemingly had a temperament to match. Like many short men, he made up for lost inches with a bombastic, in-your-face approach to life. He is best remembered by the media for the way he treated women, rather than for his prowess as a gangster, although he was skilled in…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 5, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Philly Mob Boss Joseph Ligambi Indicted

By David Amoruso

It was a nice run while it lasted, but after eleven years at the helm of Philadelphia’s mob family, Joseph Ligambi has been arrested. He is charged with illegal gambling, extortion, loansharking, and obstruction of justice. A dozen other members and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 24, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Biker News: Brawling For Territory

By David Amoruso

It’s been another busy week in the world of outlaw bikers. Especially for the European chapters. Things popped off a week ago, when a leading member of the Norwegian Hells Angels was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison. 51-year-old Leif Ivar Kristiansen was jailed for drugs offences, aggravated robbery, as well as threatening behavior towards…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 14, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

An Introduction To The New York Albanian Mob

By Kevin Heldman

It's not every day that two weed dealers from New York City face the death penalty.

These two are a pair of Albanian-American brothers from Staten Island named Saimir and Bruno Krasniqi, ages 29 and 26. They, along with a 27-year-old partner named Almir Rrapo—who was a civil servant in Albania, working for a deputy prime minister at the time of…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 10, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Genovese Capo Sentenced to 10 Years For Murder Conspiracy

By David Amoruso

“Anthony Palumbo’s decades long crime spree has finally come to an end. He is going to prison which is exactly where he belongs.” Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, could not have been any more clear and direct in his statement about Genovese mobster Palumbo (photo above).

Today, Anthony “Tony…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 5, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Biker News: Brothers Betraying Brothers

By David Amoruso

Members of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs consider themselves part of a brotherhood. They often refer to each other with the term ‘brother’. The club and its brothers come before the member’s own well being. At least, that is the general idea. But, just like happened to the Mafia, more and more ‘brothers’ are turning on their family, giving testimony that puts…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 5, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

For United States Mexico Is Turning Into "Third Front" After Iraq and Afghanistan

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 30, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Another Mob Social Club Bites The Dust

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 22, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is The US Government Using Mafia Tactics Against Online Poker Sites?

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 20, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Bruno Hit: How the Genovese Springfield Crew Killed Itself

By David Amoruso

It seemed like a perfect plan. Take out a powerful mob captain that is thought to be an informant for the FBI and better your own position within the crime family. Of course, even a perfect plan can go bad very fast. Eight years after the brazen murder of Genovese capo Adolfo Bruno all those involved wished they had never embarked on the execution… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 4, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

U.S. War On Afghan Narco Dollars

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 3, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Guatemalan Drug Lord Captured

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.

Ortiz Lopez…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 31, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

‘Ndrangheta Members Arrested In Worldwide Bust

By David Amoruso

Dozens of alleged members of the ‘Ndrangheta were arrested today in Italy, Germany, Canada, and Australia during a global anti-mafia operation. Italian authorities are hailing the bust as a huge success that has dealt a big blow to the… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Dutch Crime Boss Murdered In Broad Daylight

By David Amoruso

Another one bites the dust. On Monday, one of the most powerful gangsters in The Netherlands was the latest to be added to an impressive list of Dutch underworld murders. Crime boss Stanley Hillis (64) was shot to death as he sat in his SUV at an Amsterdam parking lot around 12.30 in the afternoon. According to local newspaper…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Firepower, Dope and Bloodshed: Mexico Drug Cartels Branch Out to Foreign Continents

Firepower, Dope and Bloodshed: Mexico Drug Cartels Branch Out to Foreign Continents. What's the Real Story Behind This Unbelievable Invasion?

By Clarence Walker, Crime Journalist, Houston Texas.

Editor's Note: Walker previously wrote feature stories about the international drug trade published by Gangsters Inc. To view Walker's previous stories…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 17, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

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