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The DeCavalcante Crime Family: "The Sopranos... Is that supposed to be us?"

First Boss: Filippo "Phil" Amari

Primary activities: Extortion, gambling, drugs, loansharking, union corruption, prostitution.

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 21, 2020 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

“The Sopranos… Is that supposed to be us?” – Profile of DeCavalcante Mafia family soldier Joseph Sclafani

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

“The Sopranos… Is that supposed to be us?” Joseph “Tin Ear” Sclafani (photo above) was caught saying on tape. Sclafani, a longtime…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 21, 2020 at 11:29am — No Comments

“I was the boogeyman” - Former enforcer of the Detroit Mafia shares old war stories on his podcast

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

For a long time, violence and crime were Alan Gunner Lindbloom’s core business. As a relative of the notorious Tocco mob clan in Detroit, he became part of the city’s La Cosa Nostra family. “I was the boogeyman, one…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 13, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Chicago Outfit: From "Scarface" Capone to Tony Accardo and Joey "The Clown" Lombardo

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary rackets: Gambling, extortion and loan sharking.

Boss: The Chicago Outfit has always been very…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2020 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Caponeville: How Chicago mob boss Al Capone ruled over the suburbs and two small towns in particular

Al Capone’s life story and violent exploits have filled entire libraries and spawned many movies. Yet the focus is usually on his activities in Chicago. Though his power definitely originated there, his influence reached far beyond the city limits into small towns like Stickney and Forest View. In her new book When Capone Ruled…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 3, 2020 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Knowing the Way to San Jose: The Mafia family of San Jose

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

Do you know the way to San Jose?

I’ve been away so long. I may go wrong and lose my…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 30, 2020 at 7:33am — No Comments

Former Mafia hitman Frank Cullotta dies at 81 – Story was immortalized in Martin Scorsese’s epic Casino

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Frank Cullotta, once one of the most feared men in Las Vegas, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. As the right-hand of Anthony Spilotro, the mobster who oversaw the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 21, 2020 at 4:52am — No Comments

Colombo Mafia family soldier “The Mask” Difalco sentenced to 3 years in prison for racketeering

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Colombo Mafia family soldier Vito “The Mask” Difalco (photo above) was sentenced to just over 3 years…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 7, 2020 at 6:46am — No Comments

The Lucchese Crime Family

Estimate members: Between 120 and 130 (according to Jerry Capeci)

First Boss: Tom Gagliano

Primary activities: Narcotics, gambling, loan sharking, waste management, construction and extortion.

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 1, 2020 at 7:34am — No Comments

Lucchese Mafia family boss and hitmen get life in prison for 2013 gangland murder

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The career of 84-year-old Lucchese Mafia family acting boss Matthew Madonna (photo above, middle) has officially come to an end. On Monday, he was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction for the 2013 murder of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments

Lucchese family soldier beats up new husband of one of “The Real Housewives of NJ” as favor to her ex

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Love is a battlefield, a popular song once told us, but to literally turn it into one is a bit extreme. Especially when one of the heartbroken parties involved turns to the Mafia for help in beating up his ex-wife’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 3, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

Genovese Mafia family’s union muscle sentenced to 4 years in prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Genovese Mafia family soldier Frank Giovinco was sentenced to 4 years in prison on Monday for extortion conspiracy and participating in a racketeering conspiracy in connection with the Genovese mob’s control of two local…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 24, 2020 at 11:37am — No Comments

“I chopped him up so bad” - Profile of DeCavalcante Mafia family soldier Anthony Capo

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Every Mafia family has its go-to guy when it comes to violent acts. For New Jersey’s DeCavalcante crime family one of those men was Anthony Capo, a soldier with a hair-trigger temper who relished hurting people and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 8, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The boss his son – Profile of Gambino Mafia family associate Joseph Gambino

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

As far as Mafia bosses go, Carlo Gambino is one of the most legendary. His name remains notorious as it is still branded on one of New York’s five La Cosa Nostra families. Being the son of such a man, then, came…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 17, 2020 at 7:50am — No Comments

The death of Cleveland Mafia boss Joe “Loose” Iacobacci – From crazy soldier to cunning mob leader

By Robert Sberna for Gangsters Inc.

By many accounts, Joe “Loose” Iacobacci forged a model career in the Mafia. The Cleveland-born Iacobacci rose…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 16, 2020 at 2:31am — No Comments

WATCH: Come see where Colombo family hitmen buried Mafia underboss “Wild Bill” Cutolo

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The murder of Colombo crime family underboss William “Wild Bill” Cutolo was one of the most high-profile gangland killings of the past few decades. Known as charismatic and powerful, he was deemed…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 4, 2020 at 10:48am — No Comments

Philly underboss “Crazy Phil” Leonetti talks about hanging out with Meyer Lansky, calls Merlino a “lowlife”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Former Philadelphia Mafia family underboss Phil Leonetti doesn't like the limelight. But he made an…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 30, 2020 at 9:12am — No Comments

“The Mover” - Profile of Chicago Outfit consigliere Marco D’Amico

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

He was one of the last old school Chicago Mafia leaders to pass away, media wrote when Marco D’Amico died on April 22, 2020. It was a cliché that – between the lines - revealed the downfall of a once mighty criminal…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 27, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

On This Day: New York Mafia boss Joe Colombo busted - #OTD

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

On this day in 1976: On April 21, 1976, New York Mafia boss Joseph Colombo and dozens of his underlings were indicted and charged with illegal gambling.

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 21, 2020 at 10:01am — No Comments

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