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Mexico extradites major cartel bosses to face charges in US

David Amoruso / PRESS RELEASE

Two high-level drug cartel bosses were among a group of 13 individuals extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges pending in various jurisdictions, including the murders of a U.S. Consulate employee and two others, and other violent crimes and drug trafficking-related offenses.



Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 2, 2015 at 11:40am — No Comments

Gotti family takes film director on Mafia tour through city

By David Amoruso

The life of John Gotti, America’s most famous mob boss since Al Capone, will hit the big screen and his family is making sure it will be done right. Gotti’s wife and son are giving actor John Travolta and director Kevin Connolly full access to what was once the Teflon Don’s inner sanctum.

There is no shortage of stories…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 30, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Street Gangs

As researchers we find there is a distinct difference between organized crime and street gangs. One is structured, sophisticated, efficient, calculated. The other is poorly structured, unrefined, unefficient, brash. However, many organized crime groups and most of its members start out as/in street gangs. It's where they learn their trade.

That is why Gangsters Inc. has set up this section where we will focus on street and prison gangs and lower level gangsters who might one day pop…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 29, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Alleged Gangster Disciples indicted for roles in 5 attempted murders


Six alleged members of the violent Gangster Disciples gang were indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury for their roles in the attempted murders of five teenagers in South Memphis, Tennessee. Three alleged gang members previously had been charged in this case.

Ranito “Nito” Allen (35); Florence “Nikki” Anthony (36); Edwin “Ren” Carvin (38); Brandon “Lil Folk” Milton (30); and Erik “E”…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 29, 2015 at 10:43am — No Comments

Crime Beat: 2Pac, Whitey Bulger, LCN & much more

Artist First Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for October 1, 2015, through November 26, 2015. Topics covered include rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, Whitey Bulger, the Billion Dollar Spy, La Cosa Nostra, marijuana legalization, and more.

Here is the lineup:

  • October 1 - John Alite, the subject of Gotti’s Rules:…

Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 27, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Black Organized Crime

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 24, 2015 at 4:04pm — 2 Comments

Armed Imperial Gangsta Bloods drug dealer sentenced to 35 years


Jermarrieo Javone Stigger, 30, of Portsmouth, was sentenced Tuesday to 420 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute narcotics and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Stigger (right) pleaded guilty on Feb. 25, 2015. According to court documents, Stigger was a high-ranking member of the Imperial Gangsta Bloods, a Portsmouth-based set affiliated with the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 24, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Drug boss Ricks: From selfies in the gym to trafficking heroin

By David Amoruso

Crime boss Keith Ricks liked to stay busy. Moving bricks of heroin, robbing rival dope dealers from their hard earned product, and pumping iron in the gym were among his favorites. He surrounded himself by likeminded men. But each one craved attention. On Twitter, on Instagram, in self-made movies. While they felt like they…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 17, 2015 at 3:59am — 1 Comment

With Broome Street Boys director brings back gritty mob flick

By David Amoruso

The gangster movie genre owes a lot to Italian-American directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppolla. Soon we can add Matteo Ribaudo to that list. His words. Shoot for the moon and you might just hit a star. That’s his motto. With his new film Broome Street Boys this fresh director plans to make his mark and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 15, 2015 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Detroit gang leader gets 35 years for racketeering

By David Amoruso / PRESS RELEASE

Antonio Johnson, the National President of the Phantom Outlaw Motorcycle Club and “Three-Star General” of the Vice Lords street gang in Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in prison for violent racketeering-related crimes.  To date, twelve other defendants have been convicted for their roles in a…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 9, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

37 Bloods gangsters sentenced to over 415 years in prison

By David Amoruso / PRESS RELEASE

A multi-year investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods criminal street gang, a set of the East Coast United Blood Nation, in Virginia concluded last week as the final defendant pleaded guilty.

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters, designated Operation Ruby Red and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 6, 2015 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Crime Beat: Panel discusses state of the American Mafia

By David Amoruso

Crime experts Christian Cipollini, Alex Hortis, and David Amoruso of Gangsters Inc. will take part in a panel discussion on the topic: “Is the American Mafia finished?” this coming Thursday evening 8pm EST, September 10th.

The …


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 5, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Another Guilty Plea in Norteno Investigation

By David Amoruso / Department of Justice

Nortenos gang member Richard Lobato (51) of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty on September 1 in United States District Court to distributing methamphetamine.  Lobato was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 15, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, Lobato admitted that he distributed methamphetamine to a confidential informant on two occasions.  On October 9, 2013, Lobato and another person sold approximately one-quarter of an ounce…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2015 at 3:57am — No Comments

Drug Cartels

By David Amoruso

Besides financial fraud, trafficking in narcotics is still the crime that pays the most. Groups and individuals from across the world have…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 2, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Thom L. Jones' Mob Corner - Overview


Mob Corner is written by Thom L. Jones. A retired businessman, he has had a long interest in organized crime, and in particular the Sicilian and American Mafia.

A hobby triggered by a book he read while studying at university "God…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2015 at 3:47am — No Comments

A Chicago Mob Story: The Man who loved being a Gangster

By Thom L. Jones

I have struck a city-a real city-and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.

- Rudyard Kipling

In Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s there was enough crime to go around. Plenty to satisfy everyone.

As one journalist put it, "In all the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2015 at 3:45am — No Comments

About Gangsters Inc.

Gangsters Inc. went online on July 12, 2001 and is run by David Amoruso. It focuses on global organized crime and the Mafia and has a large variety of authors who contribute articles, book excerpts, and photos (see list below) - All our content is original and exclusive. At Gangsters Inc. we prefer to provide our readers with long reads that give an in-depth look into organized crime. Besides our longer stories we also publish short profiles and news stories.

If you…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 18, 2015 at 4:35am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc. contributor LeRon L. Barton

LeRon Barton (1978 – ) was born in Kansas City, Mo. Encouraged by his Mother to write, he attended Paseo Academy Fine Arts High-school to hone his craft. Mentored by famed writer Stan Banks, Barton began to write and recite poetry in KC and contribute to an underground zine. Graduating from…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 18, 2015 at 4:34am — No Comments

Living Life: Crime, bikers, prison gangs, and the future

By LeRon L. Barton

On a Tuesday in San Francisco, California, I was scheduled to meet up with Tony, a guy that answered an ad I placed on He and I traded texts on when and where to meet and decided on The Mission, a historically Latino neighborhood in San Francisco. I’ve always been a fan of The Mission. It is arguably the most vibrant…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 18, 2015 at 4:32am — No Comments

How bank robber “Machine Gun” Kelly got his nickname

By Barbara Casey

In the early 1930s banks in the United States were terrorized by a bunch of high profile armed robbers who roamed the mid-west. One of these notorious men was Tennessee, Mississippi-born “Machine Gun” Kelly. Starting out as a bootlegger, he switched careers after a stint in prison and became a fulltime bank robber feared throughout the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

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