Try as they might, the feds can’t keep Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino down. The man nicknamed “Skinny Joey” was one of over forty wiseguys from five different Mafia families …Continue
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Authorities dealt a significant blow to the Texas Mexican Mafia on Friday when they indicted 37 of its San Antonio members and associates on federal drug trafficking, extortion, and firearm charges, including the group’s leader Raul Ramos, a reputed general in the Texas Mexican Mafia.
Ramos, who went by…Continue
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Part 2 of Catching the Bounce: The Story of Joseph Valachi - Read part 1 here
By Thom L. Jones
In the Cosa Nostra, it was mandatory that when called upon, a soldier carries out any job handed down…Continue
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At the end of the day, when all was said and done, Joe was basically a bum. The only thing he ever did that was worth a tin of beans was to kill the wrong guy, and getting all remorseful about it, blow the lid off a group of criminals. Until then, they had been so secretive about their existence they made the order of Masons appear to be…Continue
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Genovese crime family captain Pasquale “Patsy” Parrello (photo above) pleaded guilty to extortion charges on Monday. The 72-year-old mobster drew a large support crowd in Manhattan’s federal courthouse,…Continue
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Organized Crime has existed in Russia (former Soviet Union) for centuries. Under the communist regime corruption was as normal in Russia as snow falling during the winter. One of the big money makers for the Russian criminals was selling Western products on the black market, a market they controlled in the 1970s and…Continue
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The balls on this guy. Former Genovese family mobster Anthony Arillotta (above) is causing quite a stir in his old stomping grounds of Springfield, Massachusetts. After climbing to the top of the city’s mob crew by arranging the 2003 murder of his predecessor, capo Adolfo Bruno, he left town with his tail between his…Continue
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has undergone quite a few changes in its 109-year existence. Starting out investigating mostly white-collar crimes, it made its name hunting infamous bank robbers and cemented its legacy as a crime busting force with its crackdown on the Italian American Mafia. But in…Continue
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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…Continue
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Mobster Angelo “Ang” Musitano (photo above) was shot to death in the driveway of his Waterdown home in Hamilton, Ontario, yesterday afternoon around 4 p.m. He was 39 and would’ve turned 40 this coming Sunday. His killer has not been apprehended.
Police describe the suspect to …Continue
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Estimate members: Between 200 and 225 (according to Jerry Capeci)
First Boss: Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Primary activities: The most powerful and wealthy crime Family in the New York area, and perhaps the entire country. The Genovese Family maintains major…
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Mob Corner is written by Thom L. Jones. A retired businessman, he has had a long interest in organized crime, and in particular the Sicilian and American Mafia.
A hobby triggered by a book he read while studying at university "God Protect…
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Did you ever wonder what happens to folks when they enter the Witness Protection Program? In this article, I will tell you what happened to a Milwaukee man who testified against some mob associates. He found it hard to leave his old life behind.…Continue
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Gregorio Gigliotti was sentenced to 18 years behind bars on Tuesday for narcotics trafficking and firearm offenses. The 61-year-old man used his family’s Queens-based Italian restaurant as a front for importing 55 kilos of cocaine from Costa Rica hidden among produce. Gigliotti’s operation was allegedly linked to…Continue
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If you Google ‘Mafia’ you will get 163,000,000 hits.
If you Google ‘Cosa Nostra’ you will get 5,280,000 hits.
In 1950 the Mafia did not exist, publicly that is. Sicily knew about it, but even then, to the…Continue
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Estimate members: Around 100
First Boss: Joseph Bonanno.
Primary activities: Involved in…
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Ronald “Ronnie G.” Giallanzo is described by authorities as a career criminal. His criminal record is pretty voluminous, which isn’t strange considering he’s been a made member of New York’s Bonanno crime family for nearly two decades…Continue
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DeCavalcante crime family capo Charles Stango was sentenced to 10 years behind bars yesterday for using a telephone to plan the murder of a rival mobster. In addition to the prison…Continue
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