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Crime Beat: A Hitman, a Drug Dealer & the New Jersey Mob

Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the darkside on Artist First World Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for July 18, 2013, through September 5, 2013. Topics covered include the Iraq War, a hitman, the Tyson-Holyfield, and surveillance in America, among others.

In addition, each week, Crime Beat will…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 6, 2013 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Genovese and Gambino Mobsters in Garbage Bust

“I'm in the waste management business. Everybody immediately assumes you're mobbed up. It's a stereotype. And it's offensive. (…) There is no Mafia.” - Tony Soprano

By David Amoruso

Thirty-two members and associates of the Genovese, Gambino, and Lucchese crime families were hit with various racketeering charges yesterday, all…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 17, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments

Nicky Scarfo Junior Following in Daddy's Footsteps

By David Amoruso



Growing up as the son of Philadelphia mobster “Little Nicky” Scarfo, it was pretty clear that Nicodemo Scarfo “Junior” would have a hard time avoiding the notoriety that came with the family name. For better or worse he began following in his father’s footsteps over twenty years ago. Looking at his past and present it is safe to say… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 7, 2011 at 10:51am — 2 Comments

Mobsters In Prison: A Story From Behind Bars

By Seth Ferranti (www.gorillaconvict.com)

 

Goodfellas, the Godfather, Donnie Brasco, The Sopranos- Hollywood's obsession with mobsters dates all the way back to the turn of the century. A litany of wise guys have gained fame and notoriety and eventually been incarcerated by the feds. Beginning with Al Capone and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 17, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The Lucchese New Jersey Faction

By David Amoruso

Posted May 26, 2007

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The Lucchese Crime Family's New Jersey faction was once among the most powerful in the state. They operated from Bergen County through Essex County, Morris County, Passaic County and Union County, to Sussex County. Their criminal business included illegal gambling, loansharking, drug trafficking, cigarette smuggling, fraud, extortion, and anything else that made a fast… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 26, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Whack Out on Willie Moretti

By Thom L. Jones



He went to church every Sunday in Deal, New Jersey, with his wife and three daughters. The kids in the neighbourhood called him 'cump.' He had a home there on five acres, where he raised prize ducks, that was valued at $400,000. By to-days standards, many millions. He was short and squat with thinning hair, brushed straight back and whenever you see a photo of him, he's wearing the most hideous, hand-painted silk ties.



One of a kind was Willie… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2010 at 7:36am — 14 Comments

DeCavalcante Boss: John D'Amato



By Luca

Posted on: September 7, 2008



You could be easily forgiven for not mentioning John D’Amato in the same breath as Carlo Gambino or Carlos Marcello. Truth is he won’t go down as one of the most powerful nor successful mob bosses of all time. But the former DeCalvacante Godfather led an intriguing life, one that led to his death in 1992. Here’s the story.



Sam ‘Sam the plumber’ DeCalvacante certainly didn’t have a name… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments

DeCavalcante Capo: Francesco Polizzi



By Maarten Anthonissen

Posted: April 27, 2007

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Francesco Polizzi never was a very important figure in the world of American wiseguys. A typical soldier who climbed the ladder and became a capo. His income, and that of his whole crew, came from typical mob rackets; loansharking, gambling, extortion, and especially drugs. But eventhough he won't get a place… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 3:00pm — No 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 Capo: Robert Bisaccia



By David Amoruso

Posted on December 4, 2008

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When you ask people about their favorite scene in the classic mob movie Goodfellas, a lot will answer they loved the "You think I'm funny? I'm funny how?" scene. The scene illustrates perfectly how mobsters could go from having a casual dinner where they are laughing, to cold blooded intimidation and perhaps… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 5, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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