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Russian Mafia - Overview

Organized Crime has existed in Russia (former Soviet Union) for centuries. Under the communist regime corruption was as normal in Russia as snow falling during the winter. One of the big money makers for the Russian criminals was selling Western products on the black market, a market they controlled in the 1970s and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 9, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Joey Merlino living like a boss in Florida

By David Amoruso

In the old days every gangster wanted to be the boss of a Mafia family. It meant you had the world at your feet. All the broads, more money than God, and the power over life and death. That was then. Nowadays, being the boss of a family means only one thing: Life behind bars. Philadelphia mobster Joseph Merlino knows this all too well. And he…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 28, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Buccaneer: The Story of Drug Smuggling Pilot Jack Reed

I’m no God damn rat! I’m a player. I’m a pirate. I’m a hedonist; and one hell of a good smuggler, but I’m no rat!

This is the true story of the events of my life. It involves arriving at the infamous Norman’s Cay in the Bahamas, participating in the island drug smuggling business, and the subsequent consequences that include stunning…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Always a gangster: Racketeering in the nursing home

By David Amoruso

Oh, how we miss The Sopranos! Tony and his two families. The drama. The violence. And those storylines that seemed too funny to be true. Like when Uncle Junior started running the mental institution as his personal fiefdom. Great entertainment, but that would never happen in real life, right? Wrong.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 23, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Female Drug Boss Jean Brown

By David Amoruso

The criminal underworld is, and always has been, a man’s world. But women frequently manage to carve out their own place and territory in ganglands the world over. Among them Jean Brown, a 43-year-old woman from Jamaica, who ran a multi-million dollar drug business operating in Jamaica and multiple U.S. cities.

Call it a mom and pop business. The…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 15, 2013 at 8:52am — 1 Comment

Stone Cold Killer Boardwalk Empire Returns This Sunday

By David Amoruso

Get ready for more bootlegging, backstabbing, corrupt politicians, damsels in distress, and stone cold killers when Boardwalk Empire returns for its brand new fourth season this Sunday. We join the series in February of 1924, Nucky Thompson is laying low but faces new challenges, including a clash with the mayor, a battle with his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Rare Screening of Docu on Tampa Crime Boss Charlie Wall



A rare screening of the award winning documentary on Tampa crime boss Charlie Wall.



Tales from the Underground



Thursday | November 3 | 7 p.m. | The Buzz, 710 Harbour Post Drive | Tampa, Fl 33602



A cocktail hour will be held from 7–8 p.m. Guests can meet Cigar City Mafia author…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Cigar City Mafia Tours in Tampa, Florida

The heat of summer is fading. That means it's time for the return of my Mafia tours of Ybor City.



Cigar City Magazine Presents

The Mafia Tour

Saturday | October 22 | 5:30pm



About The Tour



Scott M. Deitche, author of 5…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Square Grouper: Godfathers of Ganja

By David Amoruso



When the people that brought you the documentary Cocaine Cowboys have a new film out, you know it is going to be a must-see. And with Square Grouper: Godfathers of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 7, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Genovese Soldier: George Barone



By David Amoruso



When George Barone died late last year, an adventurous life came to an end. He was a hero of the second world war. A founding member of the Jets street gang made famous in the musical West Side Story. And spent decades as a Genovese mobster who ruled the docks and was a favorite hitter for family boss Tony Salerno. To top it off, Barone became a… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Cuban Boss: José Miguel Battle Sr.



By David Amoruso

Posted on August 23, 2008

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José Miguel Battle Sr. was one of the most powerful crime bosses in the US. Born in Cuba he was a policeman in the pre-Castro era ruled by dictator Fulgencio Batista. Batista had a good relationship with several of America's wealthiest mobsters, among them New York bosses Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

Elderly Genovese Mobsters Ran South Florida

By David Amoruso

Posted: February 23, 2007

Updated: May 28, 2007

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Florida has the highest percentage of senior citizens in the United States. 17% of Florida’s citizens are 65 or older. It is clear then that Florida attracts the elderly. Mobsters also like Florida for the sun and warm temperatures, and of course they always look for ways to make an extra dollar. On June 30, 2006 two aging Genovese… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 10:36am — No Comments

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