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Members of Texas drug ring that smuggled thousands of kilos of marijuana plead guilty

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Two men from Moore County, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to federal offenses stemming from their respective roles in a marijuana trafficking organization. 48-year-old Manuel Rodrigues Reyes and 50-year-old Maximilliano Gonzales each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

Profile: Lucchese crime family boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso

By David Amoruso

Vittorio “Vic” Amuso’s reign over the Lucchese mob family has been one of pure terror, mostly for members of his own Borgata, as he ordered scores of his soldiers and captains whacked. His murderous rule has ensured his place at the head of the table, though, as he remained the official boss despite serving a life…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 8:19am — No Comments

New Haven heroin boss pleads guilty

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Wilson “Pancho” Vasquez pleaded guilty Tuesday to being the leader of a large heroin distribution ring in New Haven, Connecticut. The 43-year-old drug boss had been behind bars since July 15, 2015, after he was busted by DEA agents. Seventeen others have also pleaded guilty to their role in the drug ring.

His arrest was the result of a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 4:10am — No Comments

Profile: Original New York Mafia family boss Giuseppe Profaci

By David Amoruso

Giuseppe Profaci was one of the five original New York mob bosses, leading what would become known later as the Colombo crime family of La Cosa Nostra. His tenure spanned several decades and countless violent incidents, including a Mafia uprising within his own family.

Born in the Sicilian village of …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 21, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Fugitive Gangster Disciples leader arrested in New Orleans

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The FBI arrested Shauntay Lamarr Craig, an alleged leader of the violent Gangster Disciples gang, in New Orleans on Sunday. The 38-year-old crime boss was hit with federal racketeering charges along with 49 other gang members on April 28, 2016, but managed to evade arrest.

Craig was wanted for his alleged…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 20, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

Arsonists set Montreal ablaze as deadly Mafia war continues

By David Amoruso

The Montréal underworld continues its restless days and nights in the absence of deceased “boss of bosses” Vito Rizzuto. Without a strong man controlling all the various Mafia crews and gangs the city has erupted in anarchy with each group vying for control. This week, several mobbed up businesses were set ablaze by arsonists.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 19, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

DEA busts bi-coastal marijuana distribution ring

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The DEA busted a large-scale marijuana distribution and money laundering ring operating between California and the East Coast today, two men were charged with drug and money laundering conspiracies, one of them remains fugitive.

The two men, 40-year-old Virayuth Chau, of Temecula, California, and 31-year-old Ratanack Oung,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 15, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Mafia Math: Calculating Italian organized crime’s illicit income

By David Amoruso

How much money does the Italian Mafia make? How many billions of dollars go up the chain through the organizations of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra, Campania’s Camorra, and Calabria’s ‘Ndrangheta? Criminology professor Francesco Calderoni did the math and came up with some very interesting numbers, numbers that many deem the most…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 6, 2016 at 6:42am — No Comments

Son of Pablo Escobar talks about his notorious father

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Pablo Escobar’s name continues to send chills down spines in cities around the world. The horrendous crimes he committed during his reign as the world’s most powerful drug lord are well documented and the subject of countless books and movies, namely the popular Netflix series…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 4, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Locked up & still hustling: Meth trafficker continued leading organization from prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The hustle never stops. Luis Alfonso Felix-Hernandez was convicted today of charges that he continued his drug trafficking operations from within prison walls. Using a cell phone, Luis Felix-Hernandez directed his drug trafficking organization while imprisoned for drug trafficking charges stemming from a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 1, 2016 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Bloods gang boss gets 55 years in prison for murder, shootings, and drug trafficking

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Bloods gang boss Jamal Smalls was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for running a narcotics trafficking conspiracy that distributed coke, crack cocaine, and heroin in New York, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as his involvement in several shootings and one murder related to his drug…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2016 at 7:55am — No Comments

Exclusive: ‘The Art of Smuggling’ by Britain’s first drug baron

By Francis Morland, Jo Boothby

Little has been written about the early history of the modern cannabis trade. Its pioneers are shrouded mystery, yet they laid the foundation for what became the biggest illicit business in the world. Francis Morland was probably the first British-born “drug baron” of the 1960s, an acclaimed sculptor from a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2016 at 6:58am — No Comments

Atlantic City “Dirty Block” Gang enforcer gets life in prison for violent heroin trafficking conspiracy

By David Amoruso

Malik “Lik” Derry, an alleged enforcer for the Atlantic City “Dirty Block” gang, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. After a six-week trial, he was convicted of conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and various violent shootings.

The “Dirty Block” gang was led by Malik’s brother…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 23, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments

Power Play: The kidnapping and release of El Chapo’s son

By David Amoruso

A very bold power play. That’s what happened on the night of Monday, August 15, in the trendy La Leche restaurant in the Mexican beach resort Puerto Vallarta.

Inside, Jesus Alfredo Guzmán…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 22, 2016 at 5:26am — No Comments

Hells Angels President gets 10 years in prison on meth charge

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The President of the Hells Angels chapter in Monterey, California, was sentenced to ten years in prison today after he was convicted of conspiracy to traffic 50 grams of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Sinaloa cartel operation busted in New York – Ring used front companies that listed coke & heroin as sea cucumbers

By David Amoruso

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be behind bars and on his way to an…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 10, 2016 at 10:16am — No Comments

Springfield Latin Kings boss gets 20 months for dealing heroin

By Gangsters Inc. Editor

Jose Cartagena, a leader of the Springfield Latin Kings, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison and three years of supervised release for distributing heroin. The 38-year-old gang boss had pleaded guilty to the charges in May…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The deadly criminal conspiracy behind the Rio 2016 Olympics

By David Amoruso

Poverty, crime, violence, corruption, and environmental pollution dangerous to public health. Yeah, it’s pretty clear why the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose to host the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Just in case it wasn’t, Gangsters Inc. decided to shine a light on all the dead bodies and bloody millions dumped…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 4, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Drug lord had luxury cell part of which he rented out to other inmates at $600 a week

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

We’ve heard of convicted criminals who were about to go to prison telling their kids they were just going on a vacation, but a Brazilian drug lord apparently did just that. Jarvis Chimenes Pavao was living the life of a king in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 1, 2016 at 11:28am — No Comments

Texas Mexican Mafia gang members charged in drug conspiracy

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Eleven individuals were arrested as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation named “Smokey’s Café,” involving a heroin trafficking conspiracy, the DEA announced yesterday. Five of them are alleged members of the Texas Mexican Mafia.

Laredo residents Jose Ricardo Diaz (42), Pedro…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2016 at 3:47am — No Comments

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