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Organized Crime in North-America

Italian-American Organized Crime

 

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Europe - Overview





ENGLAND



Gangster-turned-Cage Fighter Lee Murray (prison)

Terry Adams (prison)…

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Lucchese Associate: James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke



This profile first appeared on the Alleged-Mafia-Site and is written by Shannon Dougherty.



Dubbed "the Irish guinea" by his Italian-American gangsters, Burke was known as a "gentlemanly" criminal and preferred to make his illegal income from swindles. Burke was close with the Upper West Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen Irish mob. Gangster Hughie Mulligan had taught Burke the ropes. In the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, Burke held…

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Gambino Boss: John "Junior" Gotti



By David Amoruso

Posted: March 10, 2007

Updated on: August 12, 2008

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"I know my father loved me, but I got to question how much, to put me with all these wolves. This is the world you put your kid in? So much treachery. ... My father couldn't have loved me, to push me into this life." –…

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Female Drug Boss Jean Brown

By David Amoruso

The criminal underworld is, and always has been, a man’s world. But women frequently manage to carve out their own place and territory in ganglands the world over. Among them Jean Brown, a 43-year-old woman from Jamaica, who ran a multi-million dollar drug business operating in Jamaica and multiple U.S. cities.

Call it a mom and pop business. The…

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Lucchese Soldier: Frank "Frankie Pearl" Federico



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2006

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Frank "Frankie Pearl" Federico was born on January 3, 1928. On August 10, 1989 Federico murders Long Island carters Robert Kubecka and Donald Barstow at the offices of the Kubecka Carting Company at 41 Brightside Avenue, East Northport, New York because of their cooperation with law enforcement’s investigation of the carting industry on Long Island. In…

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Bonanno Boss: Joseph Massino

By David Amoruso

Originally posted on February 11, 2005 - Updated July 11, 2013

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When I first wrote this profile back in 2001/2002 Joseph Massino was a rarity. He was the only official Mafia boss who wasn’t in a prison cell. The press called him "The Last Don". To the outside world Massino was a great boss with old school Cosa Nostra values. His crime family seemed to run smooth as well.…

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Cosa Nostra Boss: Bernardo Provenzano



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2006 - Updated in 2013

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Bernardo Provenzano was born on January 31, 1933 in Corleone, Sicily. After the second World War Provenzano joined the Mafia Family of boss Michele Navarra and became an enforcer for Luciano Leggio in that Family. In a short time Provenzano and another young man named Toto Riina, who would later become known as one of the most vicious…

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Los Angeles Capo Jimmy Caci Has Passed Away



By David Amoruso



Longtime mobster Vincent “Jimmy” Caci passed away on August 16, 2011. He was 86 and died of natural causes. Caci’s criminal career started in the 1940s and led him from Buffalo to Los Angeles where he would become a captain in the local La Cosa Nostra Family headed by Peter Milano. …



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Colombo Boss: Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli

By David Amoruso



“I’m going to hell!”



The above is a quote attributed to Colombo Crime Family leader Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli. According to the FBI, Gioeli uttered the words to a…

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Irish Crime Boss: Martin "The General" Cahill



By David Amoruso



Martin Cahill was one of Ireland’s most notorious crime bosses. He and his crew were mostly involved in robberies, some of which netted them millions of pounds sterling. And a select few of those, put him on the radar of every cop in Ireland and the United Kingdom. As his notoriety grew, so did his paranoia and violent behavior. But it wasn’t until he… Continue

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Serbian Boss: Sreten Jocic

By David Amoruso

Posted on December 27, 2010



Sreten Jocic is a man whose name strikes fear into the hearts of cold blooded killers throughout Europe. For over three decades he has operated in the criminal underworld of several countries and risen to the top by being more…

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Bonanno Boss: Salvatore Montagna



By David Amoruso

Posted on April 5, 2010 - Updated on November 25, 2011

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Salvatore Montagna burst onto the front page of the New York Daily News in 2006 when authorities labeled him the new acting boss of the Bonanno Crime Family. But before the public and press got to know him he was already being deported to Canada. Here is the story behind this 35-year-old reputed mob boss.



The…

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Bonanno Consigliere: Anthony Graziano



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2003

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Anthony "T.G." Graziano was born on November 12, 1940 in New York. When asked by a judge how far he got in school, Graziano answered "about the seventh grade". Before his school days were over Graziano had taken to a life of crime which eventually saw him joining the… Continue

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Lucchese Acting Boss: Steven Crea



By David Amoruso

Posted on June 13, 2008

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Steven "Stevie Wonder" Crea is one of the leading members of the troubled Lucchese Crime Family. Crea is a powerhouse in labor racketeering. Using the reputation of the Lucchese Family and, when needed to prove that reputation, its muscle, he had gained a position in which he could put in place a mob tax of five… Continue

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Lucchese Acting Boss: Louis Daidone



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2005

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Louis "Louis Bagels" Daidone was born on February 23, 1946. In the early 1980s the FBI listed him as a soldier in the Lucchese Crime Family. In 1989 Daidone received orders that he had to kill small time car thief Thomas Gilmore. The mob suspected that Gilmore was a rat. Daidone and two associates tailed Gilmore to his home… Continue

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Lucchese Soldier: Frank Gioia

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2006

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Frank Gioia was born in 1967. Gioia was born into 'the life', his father Frank Gioia senior was a Lucchese Family mobster. Growing up around mobsters it was`nt long untill Gioia himself became one. At age 12 he hung around a mob owned social club, getting drinks for wiseguys and doing small tasks for them. By the age of 18 though Gioia had left behind the errand-boy role. He… Continue

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Lucchese Boss: Gaetano Lucchese



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Thomas Lucchese was Boss of the Mafia Family that still bears his name. A ruthless guy with a ruthless reputation but he somehow managed to have friends who were law abiding citizens and weren't scared of him, later when they found out he was a major figure in the New York underworld they didn't know where to run. Lucchese's… Continue

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Russian Boss: Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov was born in 1949 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Tokhtakhounov's first set back came when at a young age he lost his father and, not long after his fathers death, Tokhtakhounov's mother died as well leaving Tokhtakhounov alone at the age of 13 to take care of his younger brother. Growing up as a kid one of… Continue

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Genovese Boss: Daniel Leo



By David Amoruso

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Posted on January 12, 2008

Updated on August 22, 2008



The Genovese Crime Family is, and has been for decades, the most secretive and well-run Mafia family in New York. When the family's boss Vincent "Chin" Gigante (photo on the right) died in December of 2005 speculation began as to who would succeed him. Many names were thrown… Continue

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