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Puparo's Corner

In Memoriam:



This corner is dedicated to the Palermitan judges Giovanni Falcone (born 1939) and Paolo Borsellino (born 1940). They grew up in the borough Kalsa near Palermo's harbor…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 26, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs Part 3

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to offer during the twentieth century. …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs Part 2

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to offer during the twentieth century. …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Puparo's Gangland History of the Chicago Boroughs

Puparo has done it again! You guys and gals like the Boardwalk Empire era? Well, here are some of the facts and insider details on that period, its gangs, mobs, and players and shakers. With a focus on Chicago because, well, if any city roared during the 1920s it was the Windy City.

So read and enjoy all the crime and corruption Chicago has had to offer…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Puparo's History of Palermo's Porta Nuova Mandamento

Organized crime at its most organized. That’s what Sicilian Cosa Nostra achieved by organizing all the families on the island in what are called ‘mandamenti’. Gangsters Inc.’s Angelo Carmelo Gallitto explains that “a 'mandamento' is formed by three or more neighboring crime families and it's led by a 'capomandamento', who is a member of the Provincial…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 29, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Chicago: A Gangster History Part 2

You can find Chicago: A Gangster History Part 1 here.

By Puparo

SOUTH SIDE RALPH SHELDON BEER WAR WITH SALTIS MCERLANE

Saltis McErlane gang

4 October 1925 was the Ragens Colts Club House (Ralph Sheldon headquarters) machine gunned and died bystander Charles Kelly and wounded was Thomas Hart

Saltis McErlane gang

13 October…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 27, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

Chicago: A Gangster History

Long before Al Capone strolled into town, Chicago was teeming with gangsters and mobsters. In this piece, Puparo details the city’s criminal history starting in the early 1900s and working his way up to Al Capone and his cronies. Digging in his archives, Puparo wiped the dust off of old names, familiar places, and violent gangland executions. Any feedback and comments are…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 27, 2013 at 4:36am — 2 Comments

St. Louis: A Gangster History

Like most big cities, St. Louis has a long criminal history filled with pickpockets, robbers, bootleggers, mobsters, and gangsters. Puparo has put together a comprehensive text of all the information available on St. Louis’ gangland, describing wars, hits, murders, and alliances that occurred in the city from the 1900s up until now.

Any feedback, comments, or extra…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 8, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Baltimore: A Gangster History

That’s how good of a television series The Wire was. After reading news reports about the deaths of two men who were an integral part of the HBO show, all one could think was: “No, not again!” I may be exaggerating, but The Wire was so good, so alive, that its characters felt like real people. So when the actual people involved with making the series pass away. It hits…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

The Definitive History of the Genovese Family

The Genovese Crime Family is seen as the most secretive and successful mob group in New York and maybe even the country. Also known as The Westside, today the Genoveses are the largest crime family in the Big Apple and have managed to keep the number of turncoats to a minimum.

The family has a long and bloody history. A history that Puparo has decided to…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 27, 2012 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

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Spagnoli family Di Biase at war with family Russo (ally of Sanita boss Giuseppe Misso)



Quartiere Spagnoli (the spanish build quarter of Napoli) camorrafamily Di Biase

Francesco Di Biase (killed 20 april 1999) and his sons Antonio Di Biasi (killed 17 may 1997), Gianfranco Di Biasi (died 1998 in accident), Luigi Di Biase… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Naples Inner City War

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Ponticelli camorra family Sarno

Brothers Ciro Sarno “o sindaco”(wife is Giovanna Confessore and his brother in law is Giuseppe Misso), Luciano “Kung fu”Sarno, Pasquale Sarno and Vincenzo Sarno and their sister Assunta Sarno who married Giuseppe Misso “o’nasone”. Vincenzo Sarno’s nephew Luigi Amitrano.



Antonio Sarno « o… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Santa Lucia Boss Michele Zaza

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Michele Zaza

Father Zaza was a fisherman and had as children Michele Zaza and his brother Salvatore Zaza and their sister Maria Zaza (married with Anna maria Liguori and her father is Giuseppe Liguori)





Michele Zaza “u pazzo”

Gran caffe Verdi in piazza Municipio (Municipio square) was bought by Federico Guida… Continue

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Giuliano Family

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Forcella (NA) camorra family Giuliano

Luigi Giuliano had as sons Salvatore Giuliano (his son is Ciro Giuliano whose brother in law is Carmine Attanasio), Guglielmo Giuliano and Vittorio “Pio” Giuliano who is married with Grazia Iazzetti.



Luigi Giuliano’s son Vittorio “pio” Giuliano

Vittorio “pio” Giuliano and Grazia… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Di Lauro Clan

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Secondigliano camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro "Ciruzzo the Millionaire”

Di Lauro man and drugdealer Raffaele Petrozzi died in a car incident in 1997



Secondigliano camorraboss Paolo Di Lauro "Ciruzzo the Millionaire”(51) arrested

In 2002 the police took out a warrant for Di Lauro's arrest on drug-trafficking charges and… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Secondigliano and Scampia

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Gennaro Licciardi and his brother in laws Eduardo Contini, Francesco Mallardo and Patrizio Bosti



Gennaro Licciardi and his brother in laws Eduardo Contini, Francesco Mallardo and Patrizio Bosti

Gennaro Licciardi (married to ???? Aieta), Francesco Mallardo (married to Anna Aieta), Patrizio Bosti (married to Rita Aieta and… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Nuovo Famiglia Extermination of Cutolo Supporters

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Till 1986 there were in Naples 18 camorragangs: the families Graziano, Ammaturo, Cutolo, Zaza, Galasso, Licciardi, Contini, Nuvoletta, Bardellino, Giuliano, Misso, Alfieri, Cava, Mariano, D’Alessandro, Gionta, Moccia en Nuzzo- Fabbrocino. Because of Cutolo’s conviction his capos had their own gangs and it exploded when more and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Casalesi Clan

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Caserta province’s Casalesi camorra boss Antonio Bardellino

Antonio Bardellino (right) (born 4 may 1945 and supposedly killed in may 1988 in Brazil) and… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sicilian Cosa Nostra and the Napolitan Nuvoletta Clan

Overview: Puparo's History of the Camorra



Marano (NA)

The town of Marano has a population of nearly 60000 citizens and borders the city Naples’ boundaries to the north.…



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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 1, 2011 at 8:06am — No Comments

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