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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Robbery' (39)

“Biggest heist of century” shocks Paraguay as robbers use grenades to steal $40M, kill one cop in shootout

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 25, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Goodfellas mobster and grandson of New York mob boss John Gotti arrested, charged with arson and robbery

By David Amoruso

The U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn, New York, charged Bonanno crime family mobster Vincent Asaro (photo above, right), John J. Gotti (photo above, left), and five other men yesterday with a variety of crimes including arson, robbery, and home invasion. Both Asaro and Gotti – as well as two other defendants - pleaded…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 23, 2017 at 6:15am — No Comments

The criminal history of most wanted terrorist Assata Shakur, the godmother and step aunt of slain rap legend 2Pac

By Barbara Casey

On May 2, 1973, around 12:45 a.m., Assata Shakur (born JoAnne Deborah Bryon), the godmother and step-aunt of slain rap star Tupac Shakur, along with Zayd Malik Shakur (born James F. Costan) and Sundiata Acoli (born Clark Squire), were stopped on the New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick by State Trooper James Harper for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 5, 2017 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Thieves start 2017 by robbing $6 million from Manhattan jewelry wholesaler seconds after New Year’s Eve

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Happy New Year!!! As New Yorkers saw the ball drop at Times Square, a few blocks away three thieves had broken into a Midtown jewelry wholesaler, raided the safes and made off with $6 million worth of valuables. Police suspect it was an inside job and are looking for three men.

Armed with nothing more than…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 3, 2017 at 6:23am — No Comments

Profile: Belgian crime boss Marcel “Le Grande Marcel” Habran

By Milko

Marcel Habran was born on June 5, 1933. Nicknamed “Le Grand Marcel,” which means “The Big Marcel,” he was known as the godfather of the underworld in the Belgian city of Liège. His first arrest came at the age of 18, after he stole some copper. During those early years, Habran worked in bars in Liège’s red light district. Besides his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 29, 2016 at 5:23am — No Comments

Top Nuestra Familia bosses sentenced for racketeering, murder, robberies, drugs, and violence

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The Nuestra Familia prison gang was dealt a big blow on Wednesday when its top leader and three lower ranking bosses were sentenced to considerable time in prison for racketeering, murders, robberies, drug offenses, and related violence.

Following a three-month trial and subsequent guilty verdict, 60-year-old…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 24, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Former associate of Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger in court for 1991 murder of armored truck guard

By David Amoruso

Justice never forgets. No matter how many years pass after the crime is committed, the law and those who seek to uphold it remember those who broke the rules of our society and thought they got away with it. And they will not rest until justice is served.

Just ask 80-year-old…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 18, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments

Genovese family mobsters charged with running off-shore gambling operation, loansharking, and cigarette smuggling

By David Amoruso

Thirteen mobsters part of New York’s Genovese crime family were arrested yesterday and charged with running an illegal off-shore gambling operation, loansharking, tax evasion, and selling untaxed cigarettes.

The highest ranking wiseguy in this typical mob bust is Salvatore “Sallie” DeMeo. At age 76, DeMeo has seen…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 16, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Robbers set French highway ablaze as they steal €2.5 million in gold

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Robbers made a huge score today, stealing 70 kilos of gold worth around €2.5 million euro. The perfectly executed robbery took place on a highway in the south of France, near the city of Lyon. According to French newspaper…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 12, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Relatives of deceased Liverpool crime boss lose £2m hidden nest egg

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The wife and fugitive son of deceased Liverpool crime boss Leslie McGuffie, were forced to give up £1,887,000 from two Luxembourg bank accounts, £94,831.20 from the sale of an apartment in Malaga, Spain and £9,563.49 in cash found in an apartment in Liverpool, a total of £1,991,394.69, the National Crime Agency…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 9, 2016 at 12:17pm — No Comments

South L.A. Crips gangster cops to federal racketeering charges, admits armed robberies and drug dealing

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Call him a one-man crime wave. 35-year-old Akia Pete, known on the streets of Los Angeles as Studda Box, pleaded guilty on Friday to scores of crimes that could land him a 60-year prison sentence. A longtime member of the Five Deuce Broadway Gangster Crips, Pete admitted to trafficking in narcotics and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 26, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Profile: Lucchese crime family boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso

By David Amoruso

Vittorio “Vic” Amuso’s reign over the Lucchese mob family has been one of pure terror, mostly for members of his own Borgata, as he ordered scores of his soldiers and captains whacked. His murderous rule has ensured his place at the head of the table, though, as he remained the official boss despite serving a life…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 8:19am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc. at the movies: Marauders (2016)

By David Amoruso

A crime flick starring Bruce Willis? Count us in! Due to hit theaters on July 14, Marauders tells the story of an FBI agent (played by Christopher Meloni) who is on the trail of a crew of elite bank robbers who – in true Robin Hood fashion - give the stolen loot to charity. As the agent investigates further, he discovers a trail of secrets that…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 2, 2016 at 11:36am — No Comments

Profile: Rockford crime family mobster Salvatore Galluzzo

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

With his death on May 4, 2016, at the age of 82, mobster Salvatore “Sam” Galluzzo closed the extensive file the FBI had on him relating to his involvement in the Rockford La Cosa Nostra family and possibly the Sicilian Mafia. Many in local law enforcement and at least one newspaper reporter felt that Galluzzo was the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 19, 2016 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

10 of Europe’s Most Wanted Fugitives arrested since launch of website

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Ten of the men listed on the website ‘Europe’s Most Wanted Fugitives’ have been arrested and placed behind bars, Europol reports. In at least six of these arrests, the leads provided via the website played a direct role in locating the fugitive criminals.

Three months ago, the European Network of Fugitive…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 29, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

Profile: London crime boss Bekir “The Duke” Arif

By David Amoruso

London has a rich gangland history filled with “proper” villains, as they say. But when it comes to organized crime the scene has been dominated by a select group of families, often brothers. Like the notorious Kray twins and the infamous Adams Family, the Arif clan sent chills down many spines.

By 2004, British media even labeled the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 1, 2016 at 7:28am — No Comments

Sicilian police arrest leading figures of Stidda clan

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Police in Ragusa, Sicily, have arrested three people they believe are leading members of the Carbonaro-Dominante clan of La Stidda, the island’s second crime group behind Cosa Nostra. They have also seized an arsenal of firearms, including sniper rifles.

The arrests and seizures are part of Operation Reset, aimed at…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 29, 2016 at 10:57am — No Comments

Mob Wives gangster gets 20-years-to-life in weapons case

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Another ghost cast member of the Mob Wives television series goes down. Mob associate Luigi Grasso (photo above, right), also known as Ronnie Petrino, was sentenced yesterday to 20-years-to-life for transporting a cache of weapons and other potential robbery tools in 2012, the …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 10, 2016 at 6:52am — No Comments

Former Playboy model goes to prison for mob hit

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Looks can be deceiving. Looking at photos of Slobodanka Tosic, a former Playboy model and 2005 Miss Photogenic for Bosnia and Herzegovina, one can see many things, but mostly a beautiful, harmless, young, perhaps dumb, blonde woman. However, that same woman was sentenced to two and a half years in prison yesterday for her…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 3, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

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