The drug war has turned Mexico into a place where death and torture are part of everyday life - literally, as commuters pass by beheaded corpses hanging from a busy overpass along with a banner carrying a Cartel message waving in the wind. This bleak hell has been captured vividly by Dan Slater in his new book…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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 …Continue
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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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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,…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 23, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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