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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…

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

The Slaughter at Slaughterhouse Square

By Thom L. Jones



It was bloodletting out of all proportion, even for the men who ran the Mafia in Sicily.



Eight men killed for eighteen horses.



The worst day of mass killing in its history since May 1947, when 11 people were shot dead and 33 wounded by Salvatore Giuliano’s bandit gang at Portella della Ginestra, near San Giuseppe Jato; an…

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Santa Claus Joins Fight Against Cosa Nostra

By David Amoruso

Posted on December 24, 2010



Merry Christmas everybody! And may Santa bring you all the gifts you wished for.



It seems Santa is already hard at work. Yesterday, an Italian police officer dressed up as Santa arrested a member of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 24, 2010 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Catania: Downfall

Puparo Presents: Catania Province



Catania: Downfall




Arrests of Catania bosses



Santapaola killer Umberto Di Fazio

23 July 1992 were Francesco Celano and Lorenzo Marsengo (Marengo or Marsegno ?) near Palagonia killed by the Santapaola clan because they… Continue

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Catania Province, Sicily - Mayors

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Catania mayors




Catania mayor Angelo Francesco Lo Presti

Catania mayor Francesco Lo Presti (later arrested) only served from 10 march 1992 till 27 june 1992. Angelo Francesco Lo Presti was Catania’s short-lived mayor between March and June 1992. Among his… Continue

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Santapaola clashes with Ferlito Family and Reito-Pillera Clan

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Santapaola clashes with Ferlito Family and Reito-Pillera Clan



Santapaola’s underboss Franco Romeo murders Camilleri

In 1980 or 1981 was the criminal Camilleri killed by Franco Romeo at the orders of Benedetto Santapaola. Camilleri's partner Nino Bua then joined ranks with Santapaola.



Alfio Ferlito and Pillera soon went to war with… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 28, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Puparo Presents: Cosa Nostra in Catania Province



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.



Catania

Catania has the quarters San Cristoforo (area of Catania’s Fish Market), Puntina and San Cosimo. Catania has an international airport Fontanarossa (just outside the city and there drive busses between) and a… Continue

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