By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.
Being in the mob isn't all beer and skittles.
Created in 1970, the Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, by 1985, had been used almost one thousand times, to bring criminal and civil cases. RICO…Continue
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By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Stanley James II isn’t silent about his membership in the Crips. It’s something that defined him as a person and…Continue
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Three Modesto Hells Angels bikers, including the charter’s vice president and secretary, were indicted and hit with gun and…Continue
By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Bonanno crime family associate Salvatore Russo is considered trustworthy by his peers in the…Continue
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The founder and leader of an MS-13 gang in Maryland was sentenced Monday to over 21 years in federal prison for trafficking cocaine and guns, arming gang members, and coordinating violence in…Continue
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On June 2, 2015, with the arrest of 19 people, the two year-long code-named Project OPhoenix closed. The Project, conducted by the Combined Special Forces Enforcement Unit for the Great Toronto Area (GTA), significantly hit, resuming the words, during its presentation, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police…Continue
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A group of armed robbers drove straight into Guarulhos airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and stole $40 million worth’ of gold from a cargo terminal on Thursday. Disguised as Brazil’s federal police, four masked men drove up in black pick-up trucks and forced personnel to load the gold into the…Continue
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East is East
American author Robert Warshow declared in an essay: “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…Continue
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This is the final part of a 5-part series. To go back to part 4 click here. To start at the beginning…Continue
This is part 4 of a series. To go back to part 3 click here. To skip to part 5 scroll down.…Continue
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to life in prison plus an extra 30 years this morning. The 62-year-old Sinaloa cartel boss was convicted in February by a jury of all charges. He was also ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. In court, El Chapo told the judge:…Continue
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Alleged New York Mafia associate Paul Ragusa was sentenced to 6 years in prison on Tuesday for possessing nine firearms, including three automatic assault rifles and a silencer. 48-year-old Ragusa was busted in Operation OTremens, a joint investigation which unearthed a partnership between Mafia families…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 11, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments
Ask any criminal and they will tell you: robbing stores and banks is a risky endeavor that requires planning, discipline, and balls of steel to pull off successfully. More often than not, this crime will earn you a long prison sentence after your first job. Sometimes, you’ll be successful enough to earn a…Continue
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Police in Ireland busted a member of what media call “a veteran crime gang known as The Family” and seized almost €300,000 euros of drugs. A 48-year-old man was arrested on Monday night in Ballyfermot, a suburb of Dublin.
Authorities are withholding the man’s identity, as is custom…Continue
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A leader of the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods gang was sentenced Thursday to three consecutive life terms plus an additional 40 years in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy, multiple murders, multiple attempted murders, and various drug and gun crimes. The crew’s hitmen even held a…Continue
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A high-ranking member of the Nine Trey Bloods street gang was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for his involvement in a drug operation and his participation in two shootings. 33-year-old Michael “Bum Jew” Smith had pleaded guilty on November 9, 2015.
Prosecutors say Smith used his…Continue
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As far as powerful Mafia bosses go, Giuseppe Ursino (photo above) is as low-key as they come. So much so that when he was convicted of trafficking cocaine for the ‘Ndrangheta and sentenced to over a decade in prison Thursday, it was the first criminal conviction of his life.
“Pino” Ursino was born…Continue
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A gang of Albanian and Belgian drug traffickers has been cracked in Belgium and Switzerland. An investigation coordinated by the Federal Judicial Police of Leuven in Belgium, with support from Europol, led to multiple arrests at various locations in both European countries earlier this…Continue
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