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Gangsters Inc. will keep you up to date on the latest news about the Mafia and organized crime from around the globe. Our website features a mixture of news articles, background stories, long reads, profiles, videos, and photos to show you what’s happening in the seedy underworld.

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Profile: Macau Triad boss Tong Sang Lai

By David Amoruso

No matter how hard Tong Sang Lai (photo above) ran, his past eventually caught up with him. As a leader of the Shui Fong Triad in Macau he fled to North America after a violent war over the island’s gambling riches drew too much heat. Yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal in Canada upheld a ruling that he was a Triad boss and therefore…


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Italian Organized Crime

Profiles and articles below introduction

By Angelo Carmelo Gallitto

Italian organized crime, divided in Cosa Nostra, ‘Ndrangheta, Camorra and Sacra Corona Unita, is a rich and powerful criminal enterprise…


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Mobster shot to death at restaurant in Montreal

By David Amoruso

Mobster Tonino Callocchia was shot to death yesterday as he dined at a restaurant in Riviere-des-Prairies, Montreal. He was 53. His murder is the latest to rock the Canadian city as two mafia factions are fighting a vicious war for control of the rackets.

The longtime mobster was enjoying a meal at Bistro XO+ (photo above)…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 2, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments

The Canadian Connection: Flooding the U.S. with dope

By David Amoruso

Until authorities took it down, the Bonanno crime family in New York, the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico, and the Rizzuto clan and Hells Angels in Montreal ran one hell of a lucrative drug pipeline. One that made its participants hundreds of millions of dollars and gave legions of drug users their fix. Nothing new there really.…


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New book covers history of organized crime in Montreal

Pierre de Champlain is one of Canada’s foremost experts on organized crime. As an intelligence analyst for the RCMP he got an up close and personal look at gangsters and crimes. As an author he shared his knowledge with readers around the world. On February 26, his new book about the history of organized crime in Montreal will hit stores.

By Pierre…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 17, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments

Montreal Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto (1946 - 2013)

By David Amoruso

“And like that, poof. He's gone.”

Vito Rizzuto, leader of the Mafia in Montreal, passed away today at age 67. He was hospitalized on Sunday for heart problems and was suffering from lung cancer. His death, of natural causes no less, comes as a huge surprise. Rizzuto was an enigma throughout his criminal career and had a knack for not…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 23, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Media-savvy Hells Angels turned notoriety into business

By David Amoruso

Toronto’s crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford is hoping he can salvage what’s left of his political career by wooing the citizens of his city with enthusiastic public appearances. Those include plenty of photo-ops, even with the Hells Angels. Another dumb move by Ford, but for the most prominent biker club in the world it’s yet another…


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How to destroy outlaw biker gangs

By David Amoruso

It’s always a sight. A parade of burly men on big Harley Davidson motorcycles wearing smudged leather vests with emblems signifying their status as outlaws. Society’s rules don’t apply to them, they say, but society the world over begs to differ. Governments from Europe to Australia are creating tougher laws to “destroy” biker gangs. Will they succeed?…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 6, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Montreal Mobster Joe Di Maulo Shot To Death

More about the war in Montreal can be read here.

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Trouble For Canadian Hells Angels

By David Amoruso

As if a violent Mafia war raging through the city of Montreal wasn’t enough for Canadians, they now have to seriously brace themselves for a new biker war between the Hells Angels and their bitter rivals Rock Machine.

News of the brewing biker war came last week when police …


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 27, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Bonanno Boss Murdered Near Montreal

By David Amoruso

The underworld of Montreal is at war. Several high profile mafia bosses have been murdered and yesterday Bonanno family boss Salvatore Montagna was the latest victim as he was shot to death in a suburb near Montreal.

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they found Montagna laying in a river. They pulled him out of the cold water, into the even…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Biker News: War is in the Air

By David Amoruso

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

Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 31, 2011 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Biker News: Dutch Hells Angel murdered, Rhode Island President Buried

By David Amoruso

The Hells Angels have had a rough week. Though the motorcycle club has grown substantially and there are various chapters in over thirty charters worldwide, its members consider themselves part of one and the same brotherhood. In that sense, it is probably correct to say the entire club has had a very rough week.

A week ago, Hells Angels from all around the world came to bury a brother. Up until his… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 5, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

'Ndrangheta Boss: Giuseppe Coluccio

By David Amoruso

Posted on February 10, 2009

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According to Italian authorities Giuseppe Coluccio is one of Italy’s most powerful criminals. He is said to be one of the leading members of the ‘Ndrangheta, in charge of very lucrative narcotics smuggling operations. The ‘Ndrangheta has become even more powerful than its brothers in Sicily and Campania, and has… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Montreal Mafia Bust: Project Colisée

By David Amoruso

Posted on November 29, 2006

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On the morning of Wednesday November 22, 2006 more than 700 police officers searched the homes of- and for people who were wanted for being part of a criminal enterprise. 71 people were arrested in that swoop, and more arrests were coming. Among those arrested were the leaders of the Rizzuto/Manno Mafia Family. The most famous of those arrested was Nicolo…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Mafia of Montréal: A Short History

By Pierre de Champlain (author of the book Mobsters, Gangsters and Men of Honour)

© 2005 by Pierre de Champlain - All rights reserved.


Italian organized crime has been in activity for almost a century in Canada. Members of these crime groups immigrated in Canada after the Second World War and settled in major urban centres such as Montréal,…


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