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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 November 21, 2020 at 6:03am — No Comments

Johnny Stompanato: A Gangster’s Life

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

“For the gangster there is only the city, he must inhibit it in order to personify it….not the real city but that dangerous sad city of the imagination which is so much more important, which is the modern world. And the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 21, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

Boston gangland legend Howie Winter dead at 91

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

A legend of the Boston underworld has passed. Retired mob boss Howard “Howie” Winter passed away from a heart attack on Thursday. He was 91. Winter was an original member and onetime boss of the infamous Winter Hill Gang in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 14, 2020 at 5:18am — No Comments

Latin Kings gangster who beat couple to death with hammer gets life in prison - Also charged with attacking R. Kelly in jail

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A vicious Latin Kings gangster was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday following his conviction at trial in July 2019 of racketeering conspiracy including murders and drug charges. 39-year-old Jeremiah Farmer, of Hammond,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 27, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The DEA Toppled Kingpin “El Chapo” Guzman; Who's Mexico's Drug Underworld Next Boss of Bosses?

By Clarence Walker Jr. for Gangsters Inc.

Notorious drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman-Loera once ruled the Sinaloa drug Cartel with an iron fist for several years. Sinaloa Cartel, with hundreds of players enshrined in the group, is one of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 24, 2020 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Mexican cartel kingpin added to FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for brazen Texas murder

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez (photo above), wanted for allegedly directing his associates to track and murder a man in Southlake, Texas, has been added to the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 14, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Knowing the Way to San Jose: The Mafia family of San Jose

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

Do you know the way to San Jose?

I’ve been away so long. I may go wrong and lose my…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 30, 2020 at 7:33am — 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

Colombo Mafia family soldier “The Mask” Difalco sentenced to 3 years in prison for racketeering

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Colombo Mafia family soldier Vito “The Mask” Difalco (photo above) was sentenced to just over 3 years…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 7, 2020 at 6:46am — 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

Lucchese Mafia family boss and hitmen get life in prison for 2013 gangland murder

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The career of 84-year-old Lucchese Mafia family acting boss Matthew Madonna (photo above, middle) has officially come to an end. On Monday, he was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction for the 2013 murder of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments

Profile: Lucchese family soldier Michael “Baldy Mike” Spinelli

By David Amoruso

If you thought Michael Spinelli’s nickname was bad, wait until you’ve heard the story of how he became a made member of the Lucchese crime family. As far as gangland stories go, Spinelli’s is anything but Hollywood material. Yet,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 7, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

WATCH: Come see where Colombo family hitmen buried Mafia underboss “Wild Bill” Cutolo

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The murder of Colombo crime family underboss William “Wild Bill” Cutolo was one of the most high-profile gangland killings of the past few decades. Known as charismatic and powerful, he was deemed…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 4, 2020 at 10:48am — No Comments

Realism is key in Bronx-based “Albanian Gangster” as it depicts “war-torn psyche fused with honor code”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Underworlds evolve. In New York, various groups constantly vie for the city’s lucrative…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 22, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

Silk Road: Online Drug Lords and Cyber-whackings

By Niko Vorobyov for Gangsters Inc.

Ross Ulbricht, or Rossman to his pals, was born in 1984 in Austin, Texas, where he smoked plenty of dope before going to study physics at the University of Dallas, then science and engineering at Penn State where he met his on-off girlfriend…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 18, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

WATCH: “Sammy the Bull” Gravano back with MTV show “Families of the Mafia”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano is back! And this time he will be putting on the act of his career as a wise old Mafia guy warning kids – and viewers at home – to stay away from a life of crime in the new 6-part…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 19, 2020 at 12:51pm — No Comments

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

WATCH: Philadelphia wiseguys moving around the neighborhood

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Philadelphia mobsters have been on the move lately, journalists George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser report in their…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 28, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Profile: Colombo family underboss John "Sonny" Franzese

By David Amoruso

Read Franzese's obituary here.



John “Sonny” Franzese is an old school gangster walking around in a world that has changed significantly since when he first started committing crimes. Born in Naples, Italy on February 6, 1917, he started his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 24, 2020 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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