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The Chicago Outfit: From "Scarface" Capone to Tony Accardo and Joey "The Clown" Lombardo

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary rackets: Gambling, extortion and loan sharking.

Boss: The Chicago Outfit has always been very…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2020 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Caponeville: How Chicago mob boss Al Capone ruled over the suburbs and two small towns in particular

Al Capone’s life story and violent exploits have filled entire libraries and spawned many movies. Yet the focus is usually on his activities in Chicago. Though his power definitely originated there, his influence reached far beyond the city limits into small towns like Stickney and Forest View. In her new book When Capone Ruled…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2020 at 3:24pm — No Comments

The Truth Behind Movie Classic Casino

By David Amoruso

Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its knowledge of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 21, 2020 at 5:15am — No Comments

Former Mafia hitman Frank Cullotta dies at 81 – Story was immortalized in Martin Scorsese’s epic Casino

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Frank Cullotta, once one of the most feared men in Las Vegas, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. As the right-hand of Anthony Spilotro, the mobster who oversaw the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 21, 2020 at 4:52am — No Comments

WATCH | Chicago mobster Frank Calabrese Jr.’s dad “would strangle you, cut your throat from ear to ear”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The decision to testify against his father was a life-changing one, former Chicago Outfit mobster…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 17, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Chicago Black Disciples bosses and members charged in federal drug and gun investigation

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang in Chicago is among 23 individuals facing criminal charges as part of a federal investigation into drug and gun trafficking on the city’s South Side. 34-year-old Darnell…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 1, 2020 at 9:44am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc.'s Showbiz

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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 3, 2020 at 7:39am — No Comments

The death of Cleveland Mafia boss Joe “Loose” Iacobacci – From crazy soldier to cunning mob leader

By Robert Sberna for Gangsters Inc.

By many accounts, Joe “Loose” Iacobacci forged a model career in the Mafia. The Cleveland-born Iacobacci rose…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 16, 2020 at 2:31am — No Comments

“The Mover” - Profile of Chicago Outfit consigliere Marco D’Amico

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

He was one of the last old school Chicago Mafia leaders to pass away, media wrote when Marco D’Amico died on April 22, 2020. It was a cliché that – between the lines - revealed the downfall of a once mighty criminal…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 27, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

WATCH: Capone, starring Tom Hardy as a broken and aging Al Capone

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Much of infamous Chicago Mafia boss Al Capone’s life story has been told on Hollywood’s silver screen. However,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 16, 2020 at 3:39am — No Comments

WATCH: The Mob Museum in Las Vegas offers virtual tours through Mafia history

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The Corona virus is keeping all of us locked up in our homes. Realizing we can’t come to them, the nice people at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas are offering…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 3, 2020 at 5:47am — 1 Comment

The demise of Chicago mobster Tony Spilotro’s Hole in the Wall gang

By Gary Jenkins for Gangsters Inc.

Chicago mobster …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2020 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Mafia boss Al Capone wishes his rivals a happy Valentine's Day

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

On Valentine’s Day most people are thinking about their loved ones. Husbands browse the stores in search for that one gift to tell the wife how much they love her, while youngsters arrange to meet up at the park for a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 14, 2020 at 2:11am — No Comments

Chicago Latin Kings gangster gets 9 years in prison for cocaine trafficking

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A member of the Chicago-based…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 17, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

Kansas City Mafia boss Nick Civella and betting on the Super Bowl

By Gary Jenkins for Gangsters Inc. via Gangland Wire

In the 1969-1970 season of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 24, 2019 at 2:32am — No Comments

Alleged Chicago gang boss charged with sending funds to ISIS in Syria – other gangsters busted for drugs

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

An alleged Chicago-area gang boss was arrested last week for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 20, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Clown: Profile of Chicago Mafia boss Joseph Lombardo



By David Amoruso



Joseph Lombardo was considered one of the longest leading members of the Chicago Outfit. He was nicknamed The Clown, and proved that he could play that role. When he was arrested in 1964 for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 21, 2019 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

Three Gangster Disciples bosses guilty of racketeering, triple murder in nightclub, murder of witness, and shooting

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Three bosses of the Gangster Disciples national criminal organization were convicted in federal court Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy involving murder, attempted murder in aid of racketeering, drug trafficking conspiracy,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 11, 2019 at 4:04am — No Comments

A Tale of Espionage, the CIA, the Mafia, double agents, Cuban exiles, and President Kennedy: Plot to kill Fidel Castro

By Clarence Walker Jr. for Gangsters Inc.

As night began to fall on the Florida's Keys, Mafia gangster Johnny Roselli (photo above) and his crew mates prepared for a midnight run to Cuba. Looking out from Port Mary, the encroaching darkness was a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 3, 2019 at 6:44am — No Comments

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