The biggest problem with ill-gotten gains is how to turn them into squeaky clean gotten gains. Because criminal money remains vulnerable to being confiscated by authorities, whereas money laundered clean has no way whatsoever of ever being touched by law enforcement as the recent Panama Papers leak has showed.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 21, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Hiding behind the online alias “cheeko412,” 29-year old Umair Khan (above) supplied guns and ammunition to organized crime groups across the United Kingdom. His shady web surfing now lands him in prison as he has been jailed for 22 years.
Khan used his online identity to buy explosives, ammunition and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 20, 2017 at 11:33am — No Comments
Three Albanian men have been sentenced to prison this week after pleading guilty to conspiring to supply cocaine and conspiring to launder over £170,000. 23-year-old Algert Lami (top, left), 20-year-old Roland Vasija (top,…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 7, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments
If you want to hurt a gangster, go after his money. That’s what British authorities are doing to any criminal who’s made a fortune from illicit activities. The latest to come under scrutiny is 47-year-old drug boss Clifton Rochester.
Rochester was jailed for 14 years in 2005 for heading a drugs operation estimated…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments
Eight heroin traffickers from Birmingham in the United Kingdom were jailed for a combined 139 years yesterday following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. The group conspired to import heroin worth up to £10 million…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 15, 2017 at 5:10am — No Comments
It’s always nice to see the older generation pass on its wisdom to the youngsters out there. Except when that wisdom pertains to trafficking drugs. Yet that’s exactly what 62-year-old Patrick Maloney did, running a crew of young dealers that bragged to clients they could deliver drugs anywhere “within 30 minutes of central London and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 15, 2017 at 5:09am — No Comments
Meet your friendly neighborhood delivery men! Two British delivery drivers ran - what seemed to be - a pretty ingenious operation smuggling hundreds of kilos of cannabis. Ingenious or not: 43-year-old Andrae Davis (photo above, left corner) and 42-year-old Vincent Simpson (right top corner) were each sentenced to two years and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 7, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments
Four people who used a North London hotel room to conduct their money laundering activities were imprisoned this week for nearly 12 years. The professional operation saw almost £1 million pounds switch hands on the day British police made arrests.
“Money laundering props up organized crime. It helps…Continue
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If he had made it through, it would’ve been the score of a lifetime - both for him and the organization he was working for. Instead, Yesterday, 68-year-old Michael McDermott (photo above), a boat skipper from Ireland, was convicted of trying to smuggle 939 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated £84 million pounds…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 17, 2017 at 6:18am — No Comments
David McDermott seemed to have it all figured out. He’d smuggle cocaine to get rich and when cops were on to him he fled to Ghana where he married the daughter of a high-ranking government official and continued living in luxury. But British law enforcement has a long reach and got the fugitive drug smuggler back to the …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 22, 2016 at 5:31am — No Comments
The wife and fugitive son of deceased Liverpool crime boss Leslie McGuffie, were forced to give up £1,887,000 from two Luxembourg bank accounts, £94,831.20 from the sale of an apartment in Malaga, Spain and £9,563.49 in cash found in an apartment in Liverpool, a total of £1,991,394.69, the National Crime Agency…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 9, 2016 at 12:17pm — No Comments
Alleged Liverpool drug boss Robert Gerrard (photo above) turned himself in to authorities yesterday after spending three years on the run. The 53-year-old gangster said the pressure of being a wanted man had become too much.
Gerrard had made arrangements via his lawyer to meet with officers of the National…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 27, 2016 at 10:38am — No Comments
It is fitting that the one constant activity in the volatile life of a mobster is and always will be gambling. In a life where any day can be your last, where your best friend might be the one to shoot you in the head, the game of chance has continued…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 15, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
London has a rich gangland history filled with “proper” villains, as they say. But when it comes to organized crime the scene has been dominated by a select group of families, often brothers. Like the notorious Kray twins and the infamous Adams Family, the Arif clan sent chills down many spines.
By 2004, British media even labeled the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 1, 2016 at 7:28am — No Comments
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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Gambling has always been the American Mafia’s “bread and butter.” After controlling illicit gambling across the United States, the mob upped the ante by turning Las Vegas into Sin City, a gambler’s paradise. But in true gambling spirit: It was never enough. In the decades that followed the mob expanded abroad and set up casinos across…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 22, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Law enforcement authorities from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany and the United Kingdom, supported by Europol, took action early today against a Europe-wide organized crime group composed primarily of Czech and Albanian nationals.
Members of the group are suspected of money laundering and smuggling mainly Albanian nationals into the European Union in breach of immigration law. Eight members have been arrested.
The group, operating since late 2013,…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 24, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
By David Amoruso
Ever since they came on the scene in the 1950s, Ronnie and Reggie Kray, known as the Kray twins, have dominated the London crime scene and the public’s fascination as well. And they continue to do so. This year, actor Tom Hardy will play both brothers in the epic gangster flick Legend.
Based on John Pearson's book…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 1, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
By David Amoruso
For decades, British criminals have taken advantage of the fact they were citizens of an island nation. Whenever the law came to close they skipped across the pond to Europe, preferably sunny Spain. When Anthony Dennis was accused of importing copious amounts of drugs he did the same. Authorities, however, wised up, and when they…Continue
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