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On This Day: Sicilian Mafia’s boss of bosses Bernardo Provenzano arrested - #OTD

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

On this day in 2006: On April 11, 2006, Italian police arrested Sicilian Mafia boss of bosses Bernardo Provenzano in a shack near his hometown of Corleone, Sicily. He had been a fugitive since 1963 and had led Cosa…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 11, 2021 at 4:59am — No Comments

Organized Crime in Australia

As the sixth largest country in the world, Australia has a lot of room for people who are looking for new territory to commit crimes. Discovered by Dutch explorers, Australia eventually fell under British rule. The British used the far-away continent as an isolated prison in the sun after they lost control of the United States. Britain sent its most hated inmates to…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 5, 2021 at 10:36am — No Comments

Fat Joe Versace and the Calabrian Mafia: A Murder in Australia

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

According to French website, “France 24,” the ‘Ndrangheta, rooted in the southern Italian region of Calabria, has surpassed Sicily’s more famous Cosa Nostra to become Italy’s most powerful mafia group, which…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 5, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Italian Organized Crime: Cosa Nostra, Camorra, 'Ndrangheta, Sacra Corona Unita

Profiles and articles below introduction



By Angelo Carmelo Gallitto



Italian organized crime, divided in Cosa Nostra, ‘Ndrangheta, Camorra and Sacra Corona Unita, is a rich and powerful criminal enterprise with a lot of connections and branches around the world.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 3, 2021 at 3:06am — No Comments

Religious paintings donated by infamous Camorra Mafia boss ordered removed by Naples archbishop

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Thanks, but no thanks. Two religious paintings donated by an infamous Camorra Mafia boss were removed from a church last week on orders of the archbishop. The move occurs not long after Pope Francis loudly condemned Italy’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 1, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Colombo Mafia family capo who stalked his girlfriend pleads guilty to racketeering

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

All is fair in love and war… until the feds find out. 62-year-old Colombo crime family capo Joseph…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 23, 2021 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Killing Frank: How the Los Angeles Mob Removed a Problem

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

Carl Sifakis in The Mafia Encyclopedia writes this about Frank Bompensiero:

“In the treacherous world of Mafia hit men, few characters proved shiftier than Frank ‘Bomp’ Bompensiero.... For decades regarded as one of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 21, 2021 at 6:36am — No Comments

How gangsters try (and fail) to evade government surveillance

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Drug traffickers and gangsters all over the globe were shocked to find their encrypted text messages in the hands of law enforcement agencies in Europe and the United States. Large service providers called EncroChat and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 15, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Wanted ‘Ndrangheta Mafia member caught in Spain – Listed as one of Italy’s most dangerous fugitives

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

One of Italy’s most dangerous fugitives was arrested in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday. 35-year-old Giuseppe Romeo is a member of the ‘Ndrangheta, the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 13, 2021 at 2:00pm — 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.

Boss:…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 13, 2021 at 4:13am — No Comments

Rome mob boss arrested at job center while looking for legit work

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

There is no retiring from the mob, they say. But what about going on the lam and finding a new career? A reputed Italian mob boss was arrested at a job center in Spain where he was trying to find a legit income. He…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 7, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Behold a Pale Horse: The Killing of Boris Giuliano - Part Two

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

"Death will be the proof that we lived." - Rosario Castellanos

The Killer.

It seemed to some, Leoluca Bagarella organized his murders with the same care and deliberation you might…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 22, 2021 at 10:04am — No Comments

Behold a Pale Horse: The Killing of Boris Giuliano - Part Two

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

The catalyst is an arrest and a search.

On July 7, a bar-owner on Via Francesco Crispi, near the Palermo waterfront, finds a hand gun left behind by a customer. It’s a Brazilian made, six-shot Taurus.38 Special. He…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 22, 2021 at 10:03am — No Comments

Mafia boss Al Capone wishes his rivals a happy Valentine's Day

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

On Valentine’s Day most people are thinking about their loved ones. Husbands browse the stores in search for that one gift to tell the wife how much they love her, while youngsters arrange to meet up at the park for a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 5, 2021 at 5:43am — No Comments

Behold a Pale Horse: The Killing of Boris Giuliano - Part One

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

If you stroll through the gardens of Villa Bonanno, in Piazza Vittoria, Palermo, late in the afternoon as the sun is slowly sinking over Tunisia, the towering palms and beautiful walkways that seem to meander forever can quietly seduce you. Everywhere,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 30, 2021 at 5:00am — No Comments

Asia’s “El Chapo” arrested in Amsterdam – Faces extradition to Australia

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Alleged drug lord Tse Chi Lop was arrested at Schiphol Airport in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 23, 2021 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Asia’s Most Wanted Drug Lord - Profile of Triad boss Tse Chi Lop, nicknamed “Brother Number Three”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The world is a big place. While everyone was focusing on the narco kingpins in the Americas, a powerful Triad boss was operating in the shadows, organizing the Asian drug trade under his rule,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 23, 2021 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

“They don’t have the balls to kill me” – Profile of Bonanno Mafia family hitman “Tommy Karate” Pitera

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Mafia hitman or crazy serial killer? Every so often people ask this question when they come upon a very capable and active mob assassin. A murderer like Bonanno crime family soldier “Tommy Karate” Pitera brings up…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 23, 2021 at 7:32am — No Comments

The Guys That Do More Than Killing: Gambino Mafia family mobsters busted for large variety of crimes

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Published December 2019 - Updated January 2021: Two mobsters once praised by Mafia boss John Gotti are…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 17, 2021 at 7:12am — No Comments

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