A major blunder is what it is. Canadian police bungled their case against two alleged Montreal Mafia bosses by illegally wiretapping the pair’s lawyer’s offices. After a Quebec Superior Court Judge excluded the wiretap evidence, Leonardo Rizzuto and Stefano Sollecito were acquitted of charges of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 20, 2018 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Rochester drug boss Carlos Javier Figueroa ran an organization that trafficked countless kilograms of cocaine into the city by way of Puerto Rico. Those who stood in the way of his burgeoning criminal empire were threatened with a violent death, but one opted to go to the cops instead.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 2, 2018 at 1:24am — No Comments
In the underworld of Tennessee, Byron Montrail Purdy’s reign was unquestioned. He ruled the state as a governor. Not the political kind, mind you. His power went beyond the rule of law. As a governor in the Gangster Disciples, Purdy coordinated racketeering activity and gangland killings in his territory…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 26, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments
Seventeen alleged members and associates of the MS-13 (Mara Salvatrucha) gang were indicted by a grand jury today on various charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and drug trafficking throughout the United States. All defendants face up to 25 years to life in prison.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 11, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Drug trafficker Octavius Williams of Irving, Texas, was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison, following his guilty plea in November 2015 to distributing cocaine. The 32-year-old worked with the Los Caballeros Templarios Mexican drug cartel to obtain and distribute multiple kilograms of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 21, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
The nephews of Venezuela’s first lady were each sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday for conspiring to import over 800 kilograms of cocaine into the United States. Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas were convicted by a jury in November 2016, following a two-week trial.…Continue
Bloods gang member Christopher Darnell Evans was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday for federal racketeering and drug offenses. The 28-year-old was indicted on January 20 and pleaded guilty on September 11. He is an alleged member of the Black Mob Gangstas and Donald Gee Family (“BMG/DGF”)…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 15, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Authorities completed the dismantling of a violent drug trafficking organization on Wednesday when a judge sentenced the group’s three remaining members responsible for shipping and distributing large quantities of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 15, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Seven New York mobsters were charged yesterday with racketeering conspiracy, including loan sharking, illegal gambling, drug trafficking and obstruction of justice conspiracy. The bust represents “a major disruption of La Costra Nostra’s activities on Long Island,” stated Acting United States Attorney for…Continue
Over 35 members and associates of the Bakersfield West Side Crips were arrested yesterday on federal and state charges including burglary, illegal gun possession, drug sales, and murder. The…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 13, 2017 at 3:09am — No Comments
“Hard work. Dedication.” The phrase has become boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s mantra, his fuel for success. Both are needed to become a success. Hard work to get things going and dedication to keep things growing and continue on one’s path to success. Drug trafficker Ibrahim Miah took this work ethic…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 4, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Rappers want to be gangsters and gangsters want to be rappers. Still, you are what you are as the case of James “Jimmy the Henchman” Rosemond illustrates perfectly. As the founder of rap music management company Czar Entertainment, he mingled with New York’s top hip-hop talent. But as the head of a violent drug…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 3, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
His is an amazing story. If only because not many men with similar lives would live to tell it. John Jairo Velásquez Vásquez is still very much alive and eager to share his tale about his days working as Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s trusted hitman.
Known by his nickname “…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2017 at 1:12pm — No Comments
“Always the dollars. Always the fuckin' dollars.” – Nicky Santoro, movie Casino
Authorities in the United States and Canada arrested a total of thirteen alleged members of the Mafia yesterday for their involvement in a largescale drug trafficking pipeline spanning both countries. Among those arrested are…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2017 at 6:37am — No Comments
A member of Baltimore’s Black Guerilla Family (BGF) pleaded guilty on Tuesday to murdering a witness to prevent him from testifying against a fellow gang member in a pending state case. 25-year-old Wesley Jamal Brown also admitted he was a part of the Black Guerilla Family’s Greenmount Avenue Regime, formerly…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 8, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Guy Paget, a 69-year-old career criminal was sentenced to 14 years in prison after he was found guilty this week of conspiring to supply heroin and cocaine. It was Paget’s second such conviction. He was arrested in July 2015 by Britain’s National Crime Agency’s Armed Operations Unit.
On the morning of 7…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 20, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The price of getting high is not just steep, it’s a bloody massacre. One that The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is currently displaying in a temporary photo exhibit which shows the drug cartel violence in Mexico as well as the efforts by brave security forces and citizens to fight back.
“This exhibit is a…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 9, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Drug kingpin Jorge Costilla-Sanchez has pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy drug charges and two counts of assault on a federal officer. 46-year-old Costilla-Sanchez was head of the infamous Gulf Cartel (CDG) in the years following the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 28, 2017 at 10:58am — No Comments
Five alleged members of a San Diego-based drug trafficking cell were arrested Wednesday and hit with various drug charges. Among the group is 41-year-old Jaime Ivan Mendez-Maciel, the cell’s leader, who operated a series of drug stash houses in San Diego and coordinated the importation and distribution of hundreds of pounds of …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 14, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Six alleged members of an international drug trafficking organization were arrested across Europe yesterday, seriously crippling its criminal operations, Europol reports. The arrests took place in Romania, Germany, Belgium, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
The initial investigation started in February 2016 when several…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 14, 2017 at 9:55am — No Comments