Genovese crime family underboss Venero Mangano had a long and distinguished career. Two careers, actually. And in both he proved he had a sharp mind and balls of steel. He also showed one could live a long life and die of old age where most of his comrades died violently by bombs and bullets.
Born on September 7, 1921, Mangano was…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 19, 2017 at 6:23am — No Comments
Violence begets violence. This was especially true for the South Side Cartel. Once known among law enforcement and the FBI as the most violent street gang operating in Newark, New Jersey, its members rose rapidly through sheer deadly force, only to fall as many went down in a hail of bullets or got locked up in a…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 18, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments
Rene Cruz-Vargas, a member of the drug trafficking organization allegedly led by 47-year-old Mexican national Joel Ibarra-Torres, was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Tuesday for his role in distributing cocaine in Doña Ana County. 41-year-old Cruz-Vargas will be deported after completing his prison…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
If you want to hurt a gangster, go after his money. That’s what British authorities are doing to any criminal who’s made a fortune from illicit activities. The latest to come under scrutiny is 47-year-old drug boss Clifton Rochester.
Rochester was jailed for 14 years in 2005 for heading a drugs operation estimated…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 16, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments
Seven Bloods gang members of Roosevelt, Long Island were hit with a superseding indictment on Monday charging them with racketeering, drug dealing, attempted robbery, and three gang-related attempted murders.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 15, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Apparently, drug lords are now saving U.S. authorities the trouble of having to go through a long-winded extradition procedure by self-surrendering at the border with arms stretched forward and palms up for the handcuffs. That’s what …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 8, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
One of the leaders of the Hazard street gang – a Mexican Mafia-controlled criminal enterprise that has been responsible for criminal activity in and around the Ramona Gardens housing complex in Boyle Heights for decades – was sentenced on today to 15 years in prison for his conviction on federal racketeering and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 7, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Mob author George Anastasia and crime reporter Dave Schratweiser discuss the government's racketeering case against Philly Mafia boss Joseph Merlino. The flamboyant Don was caught on tape talking about committing murder and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 5, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The king is dead, long live the king. With Colombia’s most wanted drug lord Pablo Escobar lying dead on a rooftop, the cocaine business and its many players continue without skipping a beat. The downfall of …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 4, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments
A member of MS-13’s Enfermos Criminales Salvatrucha clique in Chelsea, Massachusetts, was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for RICO conspiracy involving the assault of two rival gang members. 23-year-old Kevin “Gallito” Ayala, a Salvadoran national residing in Chelsea, got 42 months in prison and will…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 2, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
A former Melrose Park Police Detective was sentenced last week to 11 years in federal prison for dealing narcotics stolen from the police evidence room. 44-year-old Gregory Salvi pleaded guilty earlier this year to attempted possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, and carrying a firearm during a…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 30, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Smugglers have always found the border between Canada and the United States to be a lucrative one. It’s long and accessible by various routes on water and land. Back during Prohibition, traffickers would do rum runs, but nowadays it’s all about narcotics. 53-year-old Kevin Kerfoot knows this all too well.
Kevin Donald Kerfoot…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
A member of MS-13’s Enfermos Criminales Salvatrucha clique in Chelsea was sentenced in federal court in Boston today for RICO conspiracy involving the attempted murder of a rival gang member. 21-year-old Angel “Bravo” Pineda, a Honduran national who resided in Revere, received 93 months in prison and will be…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 26, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
A bunch of pipe slinging bank robbers face a tougher opponent than the one they targeted after cracking the wrong safe in The Vault, starring Hollywood heartthrob James Franco as a bank manager in charge of some sinister stuff.
Two estranged sisters, played by Taryn Manning and Francesca Eastwood (daughter of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 26, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
A leader of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy that involved murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 25, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
The following is an exclusive book excerpt from Neil Clark’s Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront, which was released this month and is available at stores everywhere. The book chronicles Irish mob boss Eddie McGrath’s rise to power as a racketeer on the Manhattan waterfront, offering readers a rogue’s…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 23, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Sometimes a nickname tells you all you need to know about a person. They called Los Zetas Cartel boss Ivan Velazquez Caballero “El Talibán.” They did so because just like his namesake in Afghanistan he chopped off heads and put them on display. It was the kind of viciousness that made his rise through one of Mexico’s most…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 22, 2017 at 1:17pm — No Comments
Gangsters better watch who they call a bitch, because there’s a new powerhouse in town and SHE doesn’t mess around. Meet Mary, a deadly hitwoman who dresses the part while doing contract murders for an organized crime family in Boston.
Mary is played by Taraji P. Henson, known from the hit television series…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
They may both be standup guys, but if it’s up to Genovese family capo Eugene “Rooster” Onofrio, he won’t stand trial alongside codefendant and Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino. Apparently, Onofrio's legal team is making moves this week, claiming the 75-year-old capo wants to be tried separately from Merlino in the…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 21, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments