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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At the start of the 1990s, Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise noted the domination of the cannabis trade by established organized crime. The freewheeling yachtsman who had previously been so important in trafficking hashish from Morocco had been superseded by a close-knit group of hardened men considered to be…Continue
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A Sicilian banker had enough of his cushy job and six-figure salary and decided he wanted to do something with more meaning. So he put his life on the line fighting the Mafia as the mayor of a remote village in Sicily.
48-year-old Gaspare Giacalone managed billion-dollar investments as a manager at…Continue
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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…Continue
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Four members of a group that imported at least £1 million worth of cocaine into the United Kingdom from Jamaica were handed prison sentences on Friday. A fifth member is awaiting sentencing, while a sixth is a fugitive. Under the leadership of 41-year-old Nigel Roberts, the gang organized at least…Continue
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It was to be a simple robbery. When three members of the United Blood Nation robbed The Mattress Warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 25, 2014, it was just another day at the office. But things escalated quickly once law enforcement picked up a scent.
The trail led them to Jamell…Continue
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A crime group that used corrupt baggage handlers to smuggle at least £16 million worth of drugs through London’s Heathrow Airport has been sentenced this week to a total of over 139 years in prison.
The drug pipeline was set up by four men: 30-year-old Damion Goodhall, 31-year-old Wilfred…Continue
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London is currently experiencing a sharp rise in violent knife attacks by youngsters causing death and sorrow amongst the city’s inhabitants. Though many voices can be heard screaming blame and pointing fingers, those…Continue
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Three members of a London-based Albanian drug gang involved in trafficking cocaine with a combined estimated street value of £4.2 million have been sent to prison yesterday. All men had previously pleaded guilty following an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime…Continue
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After all these decades, James Bond’s license to kill still sounds pretty cool. Though 007 is far removed from the real-life spies working at MI5, they do have a similar license that gives them a pass to commit crime in the United Kingdom, Theresa May, the country’s prime minister revealed in a text on…Continue
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“Hard work. Dedication.” The phrase has become boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s mantra, his fuel for success. Both are needed to become a success. Hard work to get things going and dedication to keep things growing and continue on one’s path to success. Drug trafficker Ibrahim Miah took this work ethic…Continue
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The biggest problem with ill-gotten gains is how to turn them into squeaky clean gotten gains. Because criminal money remains vulnerable to being confiscated by authorities, whereas money laundered clean has no way whatsoever of ever being touched by law enforcement as the recent Panama Papers leak has showed.
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Follow the money, seasoned investigators will tell you. You’ll never know where it will take you. In the new BBC crime series McMafia the money takes us around the world – from money launderers in Dubai, cyber criminals in India, black marketeers in Zagreb, and …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 11, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Five men have admitted being part of a network responsible for laundering at least £16 million pounds stolen by international cyber criminals, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency. Four pleaded guilty in June, while the fifth pleaded guilty yesterday.
Iurie Mereacre, a 37-year-old …Continue
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Three Albanian men have been sentenced to prison this week after pleading guilty to conspiring to supply cocaine and conspiring to launder over £170,000. 23-year-old Algert Lami (top, left), 20-year-old Roland Vasija (top,…Continue
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It’s a drug case that has all the ingredients of a James Bond movie. An alleged international drug lord known as the Sultan was arrested at his London home on Friday, following investigations by the National Crime Agency and US Drug Enforcement Administration (…Continue
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