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Profile: Lucchese family capo “Fat Pete” Chiodo

By David Amoruso

Never was a nickname more appropriate than the one of Lucchese crime family captain Peter Chiodo. They called him Fat Pete. Why? Well, his weight ranged from 400 to 500 pounds. Like I said, appropriate.

“Fat Pete” Chiodo was the quintessential street smart mobster. He was capable of violence, as one had to be in the Mafia, but he also…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 28, 2016 at 8:00am — 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

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

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

Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show's greatest Mafia hits… uh bits

By David Amoruso

Whether you’re a flaming liberal or a staunch neocon, you have to appreciate Jon Stewart’s wit and humor. Especially when The Daily Show host takes on the Mafia. Born in New York City in the 1960s, Stewart has exhibited a fascination with all things Mafia since he began his career as a comedian and has frequently done mob bits on his show -…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 1, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gotti Junior talks about his father, the Mafia & John Travolta

By David Amoruso

“The first time my dad ever said he loved me was in Marion, Illinois, and we had a two inch thick glass between us,” says John Gotti Junior. The retired mob boss is pulling no punches in telling us about “the life.” He is currently on tour promoting his book Shadow of My Father which details his rise in the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Exclusive: Excerpt of John A. "Junior" Gotti's new book

By Peter Lance

John Marzulli, who covers organized crime for the N.Y. Daily News today broke a story on the new memoir by John A. “Junior” Gotti to be released this week. As Marzulli reports, the book had been under wraps for months. It will be…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 12, 2015 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Crime Beat: Jimmy Hoffa, Sammy Gravano, Rogue CIA

Crime Beat on Artist First World Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for November 21, 2013, through February 6, 2014. Topics covered include Lance Armstrong Scandal, Rogue CIA agents, JFK Assassination, Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, Jimmy Hoffa and More.

Here is the lineup:

November 21—Anthony Summers, author of…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 12, 2013 at 5:13am — No Comments

5 of the dumbest moves in Mafia history

By David Amoruso

The world of organized crime is one considered to be inhabited by individuals who are a cut above the rest. People who can work together to achieve a goal, think out of the box, who can rob and murder and protect their newfound riches through sheer strength. What separates them from other criminals is stated right there in the label “organized…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 27, 2013 at 3:30am — 7 Comments

Exclusive Interview With The Men Behind Crime Beat

In a very short time Crime Beat Radio has become a huge hit on the world wide web. Run by Ron Chepesiuk and William Hryb the show covers the shady world of crime. Its topics range from the Italian Mafia to mob wives to serial killers to crimes committed by states and governments and Chepesiuk and Hryb invite the best and most knowledgeable guests to shine…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 8, 2012 at 7:45am — No Comments

Crime Beat: Karen Gravano, Mickey Cohen & Superthief

June, 2012—Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the Darkside on Artist First World Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for May 31, 2012, through August 2, 2012. Topics covered include Sammy “The Bull" Gravano, Mickey Cohen, the Sharon Tate murder, the Godfather saga, and more.

Here's the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 3, 2012 at 6:34am — 3 Comments

Did a Serial Killer Frame Mob Turncoat Gravano For a Cop's Murder?

Sammy "Bull" Gravano --vs-- Prosecutor John Molinelli

Did a Serial Killer Frame a Crimeboss For a Cop's Murder?

By Clarence Walker, Investigative Reporter & Documentary Producer of Cold-Case, Mafia-Murder stories (Houston, Texas)

"I killed 19 people...yes I did". "But I did not kill Officer Calabro". Those are the poignant words of former Gambino underboss Sammy "the Bull" Gravano (picture on the left).

Gravano, already serving a 20-year prison… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 2:09pm — 5 Comments

Turncoat Mobster Once Again Involved in Dirty Business

By David Amoruso

Posted on September 19, 2009

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DeCavalcante mobster Vincent “Vinny Ocean” Palermo (photo right) disappeared into the witness protection program at the turn of the millennium after giving testimony about mob rackets in New Jersey and New York. Like all criminals who decide to cooperate, he hoped to get a second chance at life. But it seems he is up to his old tricks… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Gambino Boss: John Gotti Sr.

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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John Gotti was born October 27, 1940 in the Bronx, New York. When Gotti was twelve he and his family move to a rough neighborhood in Brooklyn. In Brooklyn, Gotti took to the streets more and more and he finally dropped out of school in the 8th grade. On the streets Gotti got involved with gangs and committed… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 6, 2010 at 12:32pm — 1 Comment

Gambino Underboss: Salvatore Gravano

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Sammy The Bull Gravano has gone down in Mafia history as the biggest rat ever to walk the streets of New York. No longer is he known as Sammy The Bull but as Sammy The Rat and since he has thrown away his second chance at life outside prison even his friends at the FBI turned on him. Sammy is despised by everyone on both… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 5, 2010 at 1:05pm — No Comments

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