The Prohibition era in Chicago has gone down in history as a time of extreme mob violence. A time when hoodlums were mowing down enemies with Thompson machine guns in a battle over the lucrative bootlegging business. When mob boss Al Capone ruled supreme while being on the cover of every newspaper. Author John J. Binder…Continue
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CRIME BEAT: ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES AND PERSONALITIES FROM THE DARK SIDE on Artist First Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for August 31, 2017, through October 26, 2017. Topics covered include, among others:
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On September 26, 2006, American justice was finally served in a Miami court when two gangsters, Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, and his brother Miguel, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering charges. The plea, which came after months of intense negotiations with several U.S. agencies, marked the end of the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 6, 2017 at 10:18am — No Comments
The following is an exclusive book excerpt from Neil Clark’s Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront, which was released this month and is available at stores everywhere. The book chronicles Irish mob boss Eddie McGrath’s rise to power as a racketeer on the Manhattan waterfront, offering readers a rogue’s…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 23, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
It’s been a while, but Bernie Sindler vividly remembers the day he met infamous mob boss Meyer Lansky. It was a chance encounter that changed his life. Though never a member…Continue
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"You're from Boston, then?"
"That's right. Born and raised in Back Bay."
"So how did you finish up here?"
"I earned my living as a bricklayer when I left school; after the war finished, the work dried up and I got sick of being hungry. Then things got better, and then they got worse. One day I just said to myself, fuck it, and got a tram to…Continue
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What is it about the Mafia and hunting terrorists? A couple of weeks ago we had a former Philadelphia mob boss who told us that he’d kill every terrorist and hang their dead bodies in front of their homes – if the government paid him enough – and now we have “Big Pussy” getting together with the “man who shot Osama bin Laden.”
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 21, 2017 at 9:19am — No Comments
CRIME BEAT: ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES AND PERSONALITIES FROM THE DARK SIDE on Artist First Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for June 22, 2017, through August 24, 2017. Topics covered include the Las Vegas mafia, Charles Manson, the Chicago Outfit, the War on Drugs, predatory female teachers, Leslie Van…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 15, 2017 at 5:26am — No Comments
In July 2015, when police in Cleveland, Ohio arrested former Gambino mobster Carmine Agnello, authorities crowed that they were sending a stern message that their city was off-limits to organized crime.
Prosecutors at the time brought a dozen charges including racketeering and conspiracy against Agnello, whose…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 15, 2017 at 5:20am — No Comments
Have you always wanted to see where notorious Chicago mob bosses like Al Capone and Sam Giancana lived, where they enjoyed some quality time with their wife and kids after a day spent planning murder and mayhem? Now’s your chance! Starting May 21, mob author John J. Binder takes people on his Oak Park River…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 15, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
Move over SEAL Team Six! You guys have tried and failed. You’ve been like “pussycats” while fighting terrorists! At least, that’s what former Philadelphia Mafia boss Ralph Natale…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 13, 2017 at 9:22am — No Comments
Organized crime is big business. And not just of the illegal kind. Each year, millions are made by film studios, writers, and media giants by turning stories about stone cold gangsters and Mafiosi in cold hard dollars.
We at Gangsters Inc. thoroughly enjoy these products and decided to shine some light on them in this section. This is where we discuss the true story behind some…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 27, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
The New York docks are not for the weak, especially not during the 1930s. Back then, they were crowded by hardworking tough guys who moved tons of cargo every month, most of it with their bare hands. But despite their physical strength they were outmuscled by the city’s mob bosses. Author Neil G. Clark delves…Continue
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CRIME BEAT: ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES AND PERSONALITIES FROM THE DARK SIDE on Artist First Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for April 13, 2016, through June 15, 2017. Topics covered include serial killers, Al Capone, Rasputin, Jack the Ripper, Bob Crane, the Las Vegas crime scene, and more.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 20, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
Ralph Natale was the first official boss in the American Mafia to become a turncoat and testify against his former underlings. During a short spell in the 1990s, he led what was left of the Philadelphia crime family after nearly two decades of violence. In his biography Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 29, 2017 at 4:04am — No Comments
The 1971 hit on New York Mafia boss Joseph Colombo – in public at the second Italian Unity Day rally - was one of the most infamous of its kind. Though the hitman was killed on the scene, questions remained. Four decades later, Colombo’s son Anthony reached a point where he didn’t want to keep the story in anymore. In…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 11, 2017 at 7:07am — No Comments
When it comes to organized crime, Gangsters Inc. prefers to get its information straight from the main source. Interviewing gangsters, Mafiosi, cops, FBI agents, journalists, and writers is the way to get to the bottom of the seedy underworld. Especially one on one.
Here are a few of our interviews:…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
Mike Pizzi is a prime example of what you can achieve with hard work and dedication. Starting out on the streets of New York, lacking a formal education, Pizzi went on to join the Marines as a teenager followed by a long and distinguished career as a U.S. Marshal. Now, he sits down with Gangsters Inc. to discuss his days…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 1, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
Like I mentioned before, I’ve always been an intrinsic fighter. In fact, growing up, I got kicked out of pretty much every school I was ever in for fighting. I only lasted 6 weeks in high school. Although, to be honest, I got expelled from high school for possession of stolen property, which is another story in itself. But…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 25, 2017 at 4:31am — No Comments
On May 2, 1973, around 12:45 a.m., Assata Shakur (born JoAnne Deborah Bryon), the godmother and step-aunt of slain rap star Tupac Shakur, along with Zayd Malik Shakur (born James F. Costan) and Sundiata Acoli (born Clark Squire), were stopped on the New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick by State Trooper James Harper for…Continue