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Sacramento drug boss “Puck” Washington gets 34 years in prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Sacramento drug boss Israel “Puck” Washington was sentenced Thursday to 34 years in prison for trafficking heroin, cocaine, cocaine base, and methamphetamine. 43-year-old Washington used various businesses as a front to conceal and disguise his extensive drug trafficking and operated a large crew of …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2017 at 3:49am — 2 Comments

What’s next for drug lord “El Chapo” and the Sinaloa Cartel?

By David Amoruso

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has definitely cemented his criminal legacy. He was placed on Forbes’ richest billionaires in the world list, became one of the most powerful crime bosses in the history of the world - not to mention one of the most (in)famous - and he executed two successful prison breaks. But after…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 30, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Airport employee tried to smuggle $2.1 million worth of heroin wrapped in Christmas paper in luggage

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

James Mitchell, an employee of Aero Port Services at LAX, was indicted today on federal drug trafficking charges for allegedly trying to smuggle at least one kilogram of heroin on a plane leaving Los Angeles International Airport. The heroin was wrapped in Christmas paper and concealed in checked luggage on a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 10, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Largest ever cocaine bust in Australia’s history – Ex-rugby player, Bondi entrepreneur, fishermen arrested

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Australian police wrapped up a very successful operation aimed at taking down a multi-million-dollar cocaine ring on Christmas Day, arresting fifteen men, and seizing over 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in Australia…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 29, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Top Nuestra Familia bosses sentenced for racketeering, murder, robberies, drugs, and violence

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The Nuestra Familia prison gang was dealt a big blow on Wednesday when its top leader and three lower ranking bosses were sentenced to considerable time in prison for racketeering, murders, robberies, drug offenses, and related violence.

Following a three-month trial and subsequent guilty verdict, 60-year-old…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 24, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Jersey Bloods gang boss pleads guilty to murder, racketeering charges

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Rajohn “1090” Wilson, a leader of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang in New Jersey Tuesday admitted his role in a racketeering conspiracy involving murder and heroin trafficking charges.

The 25-year-old…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 14, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Violent Bloods gang leaders admit racketeering, murder conspiracy

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Two leaders of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang Tuesday admitted their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that involved murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and conspiracy to distribute…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments

Russian extortionist pleads guilty after mob boss flips and agrees to testify against him

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Boris Kotlyarsky pleaded guilty on Thursday morning to extorting payment from a man who was marked for death in a murder-for-hire plot involving notorious Russian Mafia boss Boris Nayfeld.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 31, 2016 at 11:37am — No Comments

Profile: Russian mob boss Boris Nayfeld

By David Amoruso

Russian mob boss Boris Nayfeld (photo above) just can’t stay on the straight and narrow, nor can he keep his mouth shut. In January, prosecutors in the Southern District of New York charged the notorious gangster and coconspirator Boris Kotlyarsky with an extortion plot in which the two men sought payment from a victim who they claimed…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 13, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New Haven heroin boss pleads guilty

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Wilson “Pancho” Vasquez pleaded guilty Tuesday to being the leader of a large heroin distribution ring in New Haven, Connecticut. The 43-year-old drug boss had been behind bars since July 15, 2015, after he was busted by DEA agents. Seventeen others have also pleaded guilty to their role in the drug ring.

His arrest was the result of a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 4:10am — No Comments

Fugitive Gangster Disciples leader arrested in New Orleans

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The FBI arrested Shauntay Lamarr Craig, an alleged leader of the violent Gangster Disciples gang, in New Orleans on Sunday. The 38-year-old crime boss was hit with federal racketeering charges along with 49 other gang members on April 28, 2016, but managed to evade arrest.

Craig was wanted for his alleged…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 20, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

Bloods gang boss gets 55 years in prison for murder, shootings, and drug trafficking

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Bloods gang boss Jamal Smalls was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for running a narcotics trafficking conspiracy that distributed coke, crack cocaine, and heroin in New York, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as his involvement in several shootings and one murder related to his drug…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 25, 2016 at 7:55am — No Comments

Atlantic City “Dirty Block” Gang enforcer gets life in prison for violent heroin trafficking conspiracy

By David Amoruso

Malik “Lik” Derry, an alleged enforcer for the Atlantic City “Dirty Block” gang, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. After a six-week trial, he was convicted of conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and various violent shootings.

The “Dirty Block” gang was led by Malik’s brother…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 23, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments

Sinaloa cartel operation busted in New York – Ring used front companies that listed coke & heroin as sea cucumbers

By David Amoruso

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be behind bars and on his way to an…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 10, 2016 at 10:16am — No Comments

Springfield Latin Kings boss gets 20 months for dealing heroin

By Gangsters Inc. Editor

Jose Cartagena, a leader of the Springfield Latin Kings, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison and three years of supervised release for distributing heroin. The 38-year-old gang boss had pleaded guilty to the charges in May…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Texas Mexican Mafia gang members charged in drug conspiracy

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Eleven individuals were arrested as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation named “Smokey’s Café,” involving a heroin trafficking conspiracy, the DEA announced yesterday. Five of them are alleged members of the Texas Mexican Mafia.

Laredo residents Jose Ricardo Diaz (42), Pedro…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2016 at 3:47am — No Comments

Drug boss gets 23 years in prison for $108 million drug conspiracy

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Andracos “Draco” Marshall (42) of Bowie, Maryland, was sentenced today to 23 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a $108 million drugs and money laundering conspiracy. He was also required to forfeit $51,300,000. Marshall was convicted of the federal charges on February…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 13, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Golden Triangle: How Triads cornered the heroin market

By David Amoruso

Whether it’s human beings, counterfeit products or drugs, Triads are experts in smuggling the goods from point A to point B. During the 1950s and 1960s, they became masters at flooding Europe and North America with heroin.

With a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 16, 2016 at 7:08am — No Comments

“I shook up the world!” - How Muhammad Ali took the heavyweight boxing championship belt from the Mafia

By David Amoruso

Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was a bad man. Both in and out of the ring he struck fear in men, even in the greatest fighter in history, Muhammad Ali. When the two men faced off for their title fight on February 25, 1964, Ali admitted, “I was scared… It frightened me, just knowing how hard he hit.”

Just…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 6, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

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