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WATCH: Battle for San Francisco underworld in Wu Assassins on Netflix as Kung Fu monk takes on Triads

By David Amoruso

If you love martial arts and gangsters then you will love Wu Assassins. The new Netflix series premiers today and introduces viewers to the underworld of San Francisco’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 8, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments

Jumping Bail: How legendary drug kingpin Frank “Black Caesar” Matthews disappeared forever

By Ron Chepesiuk

“Mr. Deary, am I going to get that life count they’ve been talking about?” - Frank Matthews

July, 2, 1973, a typical hot, muggy day in New York City. Frank Matthews, alleged drug kingpin, is scheduled to appear in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York. He is already facing…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 8, 2019 at 9:06am — No Comments

VIDEO: In “The Kitchen” women run the Irish Mob in New York, with jokes and bullets

By David Amoruso

In the seventies, Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen was dominated by The Westies, an Irish gang of mobsters with a reputation for deadly violence. In the movie The Kitchen, moviegoers get to experience that scene, but with a twist: The women are taking over!

Starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 5, 2019 at 9:29am — No Comments

The Real John Wick: Separating fact from fiction in Hollywood’s violent gangster vengeance blockbuster

By David Amoruso

Is John Wick indestructible? Movie audiences are about to find out in the third installment of the blockbuster movie franchise starring Keanu Reeves as the skilled assassin placed on a universal hit list by the Italian and Russian Mafias, the Chinese Triads, and the Japanese Yakuza. But…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 18, 2019 at 4:15am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc. interviews

When it comes to organized crime, Gangsters Inc. prefers to get its information straight from the main source. Interviewing gangsters, Mafiosi, cops, FBI agents, journalists, and writers is the way to get to the bottom of the seedy underworld. Especially one on one.

Here are a few of our interviews:

Fuggedaboutit!…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 26, 2019 at 3:00am — No 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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 25, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

Film detailing life of Mafia snitch Tommaso Buscetta competes for the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The film Il Traditore (The Traitor) detailing the life of Sicilian Mafia boss-turned-snitch Tommaso Buscetta has been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on May 14-25, the event’s organization announced on Thursday.

Directed by Marco Bellocchio,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 19, 2019 at 4:16am — No Comments

Fuggedaboutit! Former mobster, pro MMA fighter and writer-director are becoming YouTube sensation

By David Amoruso

A former mobster, a professional MMA fighter, and a writer-director have joined forces to bring the public much laughter with a brand-new YouTube Channel and podcast. The move away from the Mafia underworld was the best decision they ever made. “We just want to enjoy life and have a laugh.”

They make…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 24, 2019 at 6:00am — No Comments

Elusive drug boss Frank Matthews to hit the big screen: From narco billionaire at 28 to mysterious phantom

By David Amoruso

Drug boss Frank Matthews came up like a rocket. His organization made hundreds of millions from drug trafficking, billions in today’s currency. When authorities closed in, he jumped bail in 1973 and vanished with his girlfriend and $20 million. He remains a wanted man. “He disappeared off…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 13, 2019 at 4:55am — No Comments

From violent to loving in a heartbeat: The two sides of infamous Chicago Outfit mobster Tony Spilotro

By David Amoruso

Chicago Outfit mobster Anthony “The Ant” Spilotro continues to fascinate the public. Thanks in large part to Martin Scorsese’s epic movie Casino and Joe Pesci’s portrayal of him, but also due to the gangster’s violent way of doing business. For those interested, you can now live in his former home or…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 19, 2019 at 7:12am — No Comments

The Truth Behind Movie Classic Casino

By David Amoruso

Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its knowledge of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 10, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Clint Eastwood smuggles cocaine for the Sinaloa cartel in The Mule

By David Amoruso

One last job. It’s cliché but always manages to deliver the goods. Just like the brilliant Clint Eastwood has done for so many decades. Now, he’s back. Directing and starring in The Mule, based on the true story of World War II veteran Leo Sharp, who became a trafficker for the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 10, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Chicago Outfit

Estimate members: Between 50 and 90 made members

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary rackets: Gambling, extortion and loan sharking.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 5, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

The Real Narcos: Profile of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Mexico’s “El Padrino” of drug lords

By David Amoruso

Men with vision always make it into the history books. No matter which world they inhabit, if they start a groundbreaking movement, they will be remembered. So it is with Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (photo above), the founder of Mexico’s cartel underworld.

Gallardo’s rise follows a path of humble…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 17, 2018 at 8:50am — No Comments

Actor Frank Grillo protected by leader of Mexico City drug cartel during filming of Netflix’ Fightworld

By David Amoruso

Mexico is a dangerous place. As drug cartels fight over lucrative territories, they litter the streets with dead bodies. And no one is immune to getting killed. Last year, a 37-year-old location manager working for the Netflix series Narcos was murdered while scouting for film spots.

It’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2018 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Hardened gangster told child actor: “You are the only person who has said that to me and lived to tell the tale”

By David Amoruso

Acting is a funny business. You have weak-hearted actors portraying stone-cold killers and making the violence believable. And then you…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

“We were elite and acted like it.” - Former Hells Angels boss George Christie sits down with Gangsters Inc.

By David Amoruso

George Christie was a leader in the Hells Angels, the world’s most notorious outlaw motorcycle club. After seeing how the biker world changed and grew more violent, he decided to get out and start a new life and career in the spotlight. “When you run out of people to fight, you turn on each other,” he…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 13, 2018 at 1:43pm — No Comments

VIDEO: In King of Thieves elderly gangsters pull together for biggest heist in history

By David Amoruso

We’ve heard the story before. A bunch of elderly gangsters chatting each other up for one last score, the biggest of their careers. It’s the story of King of Thieves as well. But the difference is that this plot is based on the true story of the 2015 Hatton Garden…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 12, 2018 at 3:41am — No Comments

Former Hells Angels boss tells his story on stage in ‘Outlaw’

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Former Hells Angels leader George Christie (photo above) is touring the country with his critically acclaimed one-man show, Outlaw. After packed performances in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Palm Desert, California, as well as Las Vegas and St. Louis, he is coming to Los Angeles for an August 2…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2018 at 6:18am — No Comments

VIDEO: White Boy Rick shows rise and fall of teen who became drug boss and youngest FBI informant ever

By David Amoruso

How could Hollywood not make a movie about the drug dealer known as White Boy Rick? Richard Wershe Jr. was barely a teenager when he began trafficking cocaine and only 14 when he became an FBI informant, the youngest in history.

His story now hits the big screen starring Richie Merritt as…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 17, 2018 at 5:51am — No Comments

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