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Don King: From street thug to street name?

By Robert Sberna -

With two killings under his belt and a long record of exploiting boxers in his employ, some might say that legendary promoter Don King exemplifies the type of character that has historically populated the fight game. At the professional level, the so-called “sweet science” is…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 26, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

Gambino family mobster Carmine Agnello’s propensity to repeat history – more specifically the violent, illegal kind

By Robert Sberna -

By any measure, mobster Carmine Agnello has led a fascinating life. But perhaps the most curious aspect is his propensity to repeat history. As a made member of the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 23, 2016 at 12:34pm — 1 Comment

Rumble at Rao's: It's not over 'till The Fat Lady Sings - The night Louie Lump Lump chose the gun over the cannoli

By Thom L. Jones

When you mention Rao’s to someone, you can see their eyes light up. Probably they’ve never been there-you can’t get in the place-but they’ve heard about it: the location, the ambience, the mystique, all those stories. You can only image what it’s like. And then one night, you get lucky. You get in and find out…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 20, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

The American Mafia and its use of colorful nicknames

By David Amoruso

The American Mafia, known as La Cosa Nostra, has always had a thing for using nicknames. “Joe the Boss,” “Charlie Lucky,” “Benny Squint,” “Benny Eggs,” “Tony Ducks,” “Gaspipe,” “Sonny Black,” “Sonny Red,” “Chin,” “Crazy Joe,” the list goes on and on. Why is that?

Just last week, authorities busted 46 leaders, members, and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 6, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

EXCLUSIVE: Gotti film cast and crew get together for big celebratory dinner – New cast members revealed

By David Amoruso

One big family! The cast and crew behind the upcoming motion picture about New York mob boss John Gotti Sr. got together this weekend for a celebratory dinner marking the start of…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 26, 2016 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

$15 million drug ring led by New York Mafia families busted

By David Amoruso

A $15 million drug ring led by members and associates of New York's Gambino, Bonanno, Genovese, and Colombo crime families was busted yesterday. Twenty-two people were charged as being part of a lucrative marijuana smuggling network that shipped the stuff from California to New York. Chief among them are 76-year-old Gambino capo…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 20, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

The facts behind the Gotti biopic

It had some delays, but the Gotti film is set to start shooting on July 25 in Cincinnati. The motion…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 14, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Gotti film directed by Kevin Connolly and starring John Travolta as Teflon Don begins shooting July 25 in Cincinnati

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Legendary New York mob boss John Gotti is taking over Cincinnati. The movie about his life is set to begin shooting on July 25 and has cast the Ohio city as its main décor as stand in for…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 14, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

Prison Gangs: The Aryan Brotherhood

By David Amoruso

To survive in prison one has to be ruthless. Especially when one is severely outnumbered in a sea filled with thousands of sharks. The founders of the Aryan Brotherhood understood this when they formed their prison gang somewhere around 1964 in California’s San Quentin State Prison.

Established as a way to protect white convicts from black and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 10, 2016 at 11:42am — 2 Comments

Gotti Jr. stands tall, warns people behind smear campaign

By David Amoruso

In the Mafia the biggest compliment one can receive is to be a standup guy; a man who keeps his mouth shut and does his time in prison. John Gotti Sr. embodied this more than any mobster before or since. His son followed his father’s code, but took a slightly different path. A path his enemies are now using to try and bring him…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 4, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Karen Gravano hopes President Trump pardons her mob dad

By David Amoruso

Karen Gravano (photo below) hopes that Donald Trump becomes the next President of the United States. Why? Well, the star of VH1’s Mob Wives thinks the billionaire businessman would be her father Sammy the Bull’s best chance to get out of prison early. “All I can say is maybe he can give his old friend Sammy a fuckin’ pardon,” she…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 9, 2016 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

Gangsters Inc.'s Showbiz

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…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 24, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Profile: Genovese crime family capo Salvatore Lombardi

By David Amoruso

Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi was a perfect fit for the Genovese crime family. Low-key and a huge earner. He derived the bulk of his illegal income from drugs.

His first arrest came in 1979, when he was charged with conspiracy…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 18, 2016 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Better Call Saul? Here’s our Top 5 mob lawyers

By David Amoruso

Better Call Saul is back! AMC’s Breaking Bad spin-off has begun its eagerly awaited second season yesterday. We at Gangsters Inc. are glad to see Saul Goodman, everyone’s favorite hustler-turned-lawyer, back on television again.

Played by actor Bob Odenkirk, Goodman’s origin story was told extensively during season 1. During the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 16, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

INTERVIEW: John Gotti Jr. sits down with Gangsters Inc.

By David Amoruso

John Gotti Junior’s life has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. As son of the most famous mob boss since Al Capone, he followed his father into the Mafia and into prison. It was there, after finding out that his father - who was his cause - was terminally ill, that he decided to break with his old life and quit the mob. Now,…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 9, 2016 at 2:28pm — 12 Comments

Gotti movie starring John Travolta begins shooting in March

By David Amoruso

It’s official: The new Gotti movie Shadow of My Father will begin filming in March of 2016. Director Kevin Connolly shared a photo of the script on social media and the official Twitter page of the film posted the release date along with it.

Shadow of My Father is based on …


Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 3, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Organized Crime in North America

United States

New York:

La Cosa Nostra:

The Bonanno Crime…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Gambino Crime Family - Overview

Estimate member count: around 200.

First Boss: Vincent Mangano

Primary rackets: Narcotics trafficking, loan sharking, gambling, extortion, car theft, union corruption, construction, internet fraud,…

Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 6, 2015 at 9:30am — 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

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

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