The United Blood Nation gang has been hit by a massive indictment charging 83 of its alleged leaders and members with federal racketeering conspiracy and charges related to murder, attempted murder, violent assault, narcotics distribution, firearms possession and Hobbs Act robbery. Some are also charged with white-collar…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 19, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments
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
Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 18, 2017 at 7:22am — No Comments
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
Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 18, 2017 at 7:20am — No Comments
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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Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish fiction from reality. In movies like The Substitute, starring Tom Berenger and Marc Anthony, and The Principal, starring Jim Belushi and Louis Gossett Jr., we’ve become familiar with vicious gangs roaming high schools and preying on teen students with help of the principal. But…Continue
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Lucrative, violent, and very deadly. That’s how you can describe La Organizacion de Narcotraficantes Unidos, a drug organization from Puerto Rico that trafficked cocaine to the Bronx in New York and swiftly executed any rival it deemed necessary to protect its business.
Eight members and associates of La…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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Mexican authorities arrested Sinaloa cartel boss Dámaso López in an upper middle class neighborhood in Mexico City early Tuesday morning. He was once the right-hand man of the Sinaloa cartel’s supreme leader,…Continue
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It has been dubbed “the biggest heist of the century” by authorities and if you’re thinking they are exaggerating, think again. A group of around 50 armed men rode into the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este Monday morning to wreak havoc and make off with an estimated $40 million dollars.
The crew split up…Continue
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Desmond Finnell, a lieutenant in the Black P-Stones gang in Newport News, Virginia, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering conspiracy and murder on Thursday. 30-year-old Finnell had already pleaded guilty in November of 2016.
For several years, Finnell was one of several violent members of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 22, 2017 at 10:10am — No Comments
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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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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He may have been diminutive, but mob boss “Little Nicky” Scarfo turned the city of Philadelphia into a war zone during his reign atop the…Continue
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Ralph Natale was the first official boss in the American Mafia to become a turncoat and testify against his former underlings. During a short spell in the 1990s, he led what was left of the Philadelphia crime family after nearly two decades of violence. In his biography Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss…Continue
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UFC superstar Conor McGregor continues to draw inspiration from the life and times of infamous gangsters and mob bosses. This weekend, he posed for a photo which he captioned with: “Flinging turkeys out the truck like Bumpy Johnson.”
Ellsworth Raymond “Bumpy” Johnson was a notorious …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 21, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments
The 1971 hit on New York Mafia boss Joseph Colombo – in public at the second Italian Unity Day rally - was one of the most infamous of its kind. Though the hitman was killed on the scene, questions remained. Four decades later, Colombo’s son Anthony reached a point where he didn’t want to keep the story in anymore. In…Continue
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Turn up the heat! The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for tips leading to the arrest of Eduardo “Tablas” Ravelo, who is listed as a “Ten Most Wanted Fugitive.” He is wanted on charges related to the murders of a pregnant United States consulate employee, her husband, and the husband of a second United…Continue
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After more than thirty years, Gambino capo Bartolomeo “Pepe” Vernace finally had to face the music in 2013 when he was found guilty of a 1981 murder and various racketeering charges. His victim was an innocent bar owner who had nothing to do with the mob. Vernace on the other hand rose rapidly through the underworld while dodging murder…Continue
Panagiotis Vlastos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1971. Growing up in Metamorfosi, Vlastos got involved in crime at an early age, committing theft and burglaries. In the 1990s, he and another gangster named Kostas Nastoulis were fighting a gangland war against each other. In 1994, Vlastos murdered Yerasimos Nastoulis, a brother of Kostas, and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 7, 2017 at 5:58am — No Comments
"The only mystery in life is why kamikaze pilots wore helmets."
- Al McGuire
Then again, as Shakespeare’s Horatio said to Hamlet, ‘There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.’
Unless it was something as strange and mysterious…Continue
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