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Russian Mafia - Overview

Organized Crime has existed in Russia (former Soviet Union) for centuries. Under the communist regime corruption was as normal in Russia as snow falling during the winter. One of the big money makers for the Russian criminals was selling Western products on the black market, a market they controlled in the 1970s and…

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Russian Mafia Boss Rakhimov and the Sochi Olympics

By David Amoruso

Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Russian organized crime and politics have become so intertwined that it is difficult to distinguish a member of the country’s parliament from a member of the vor z zakone, popularly known as the Russian Mafia. With President Putin as boss of bosses mobsters in Russia are feasting on rampant corruption…

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Spain police bust Russian Mafia gang Taganskaya

By David Amoruso

Spanish police, supported by Europol, arrested eight individuals and carried out seven house searches in Mallorca, Spain, yesterday, as part of an investigation into the money laundering activities of the Russian criminal organization Taganskaya.

Further arrests may follow, the Europol press release stated.

This investigation…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 12, 2013 at 3:44am — No Comments

Investigating the Russian Mafia on its home turf

By Ronald Fino

The following is a report I made around 2003 regarding Russian Mafia activity. The threat from Russian organized crime (ROC) in the United States has been a major concern for some time. Most of us in the know agree that increased organized crime activity is widespread and rapidly growing. Its ability to change methods of operations creates…

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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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Georgian Crime Clan of Vors Busted in Europe

By David Amoruso

The leader of a Georgian Mafia Clan and seventeen of his underlings were arrested this week in what Europol has said is part of an ongoing investigation into Russian-speaking crime groups in Europe. Thirteen of the eighteen men were so-called Vor v zakone, or thieves-in-law, made members of the Russian Mafia. These men were part of the…

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Crime Beat: Russian Mafia, Boston Mob & Chicago Gangs

Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the darkside on Artist First World Radio Network is pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for March 7, 2013, through May 2, 2013. Topics covered include psycho killers, the Russian Mafia, cyber terrorism and murderers in search of redemption. Here is the lineup:

  • March 7 — Harold…
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Genovese Capo Sentenced to 10 Years For Murder Conspiracy

By David Amoruso



“Anthony Palumbo’s decades long crime spree has finally come to an end. He is going to prison which is exactly where he belongs.” Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, could not have been any more clear and direct in his statement about Genovese mobster Palumbo (photo above).



Today, Anthony “Tony…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 5, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

The Dark Knight of Mother Russia: How The Russian Government Works Together With The Mafia



By David Amoruso

Posted on December 3, 2010



The recent WikiLeaks publication of secret diplomatic cables between U.S. officials and contacts in other nations around the globe has painted a grim picture of the Russian government. The cables feature reports about how the Kremlin and organized crime are closely working together and participate in bribery, extortion, arms and drug trafficking, money laundering, and even contract… Continue

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An American Businessman In Moscow: The Story Of Paul Tatum



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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The first time the Western world became familiar with the crime entangled Russian business scene was when American businessman Paul Tatum was murdered by unknown assailants, reputedly over a business dispute. The murder sent shockwaves through the business community and had American congressmen screaming for justice. But… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 11:23am — No Comments

Puparo Presents: Russian O.C. 21st Century

Dedicated to our deceased brother in arms Robert I Friedman. Rest in Peace my sensei (teacher) on the Russian mobs, we will complete your mission! - Puparo (Post a message to him)

Written material collected by Puparo in a warning against the russian mobs



President Putin, minister of Internal Affairs Roesjajlo



In january 2000 becomes Vladimir Putin (48) acting… Continue

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Puparo Presents: Russian O.C. 1995 - 1999

Dedicated to our deceased brother in arms Robert I Friedman. Rest in Peace my sensei (teacher) on the Russian mobs, we will complete your mission! - Puparo (Post a message to him)

Written material collected by Puparo in a warning against the russian mobs



Russia, President Jelsin,Prime minister Tsernomyrdin, minister of Defence Igor Sergejev, chief of the army staff ,… Continue

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Puparo Presents: Russian O.C. 1990 - 1994

GOS (former Soviet Union)



Dedicated to our deceased brother in arms Robert I Friedman. Rest in Peace my sensei (teacher) on the Russian mobs, we will complete your mission! - Puparo (Post a message to him)

Written material collected by Puparo in a warning against the russian mobs



Moscow



Around 1990 divided 5 Russian crimegroups the rackets in Moscow. In Moscow had the Ljubertsi the prostitution, the Dolgoproedny were the extortionists. There are also the… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

Organized Crime Gangs Invade Spain

By David Amoruso

Posted on July 1, 2008

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Spain is a favorite among European tourists. The weather is sunny and warm, and the cities and nature are beautiful. Teens go to the coastal cities to party long and hard. While the more mature tourists visit the cultural spots of Madrid. Spain has something for everybody. And these past forty years it has attracted one particular group with ever increasing… Continue

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Russian Boss: Semion Mogilevich



By David Amoruso

First posted in 2001

Last update: February 14, 2008

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Semion Mogilevich was born on June 30, 1946 in Kiev, Ukraine. Not much is known about his early years and he doesn't become known to the police untill the 1970s. In the early '70s Mogilevich was part of the Lyubertskaya group in Moscow. He was a smalltime crook, trying to stay ahead of… Continue

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Russian Boss: Evsei Agron



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Evsei Agron arrived in the U.S. on October 8th 1975. Arriving at Kennedy Airport he was one of the 5200 Sovjet jews who fled Russia and arrived in the U.S. in that year. Many of these jewish immigrants were tough Russian gangsters who were deported by the K.G.B. When he arrived Agron had already served seven years in a… Continue

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Russian Boss: Sergei Mikhailov



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Sergei Mikhailov is one of the most powerful Russian mobsters. He is the boss of the Moscow based Solsnetskaya Organization the biggest and most powerful Russian Mafia Organization in Russia and probably the world, counting 5.000 members. Mikhailov's power reaches from Moscow to Miami to Geneve and the Middle… Continue

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Russian Hitman: Aleksandr Solonik



By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Aleksandr Solonik was born in 1960 in the Russian city Kurgan. Growing up as a kid Solonik showed great interest in martial arts and guns. When he finishes school he decides to join the Russian military. When his service time is up Solonik decides to join the militia (a security unit that is used for special commando… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2010 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Russian Boss: Tariel Oniani



By "Hollander" (Hollander is the nickname of a poster to the Mobbed Up forum)

Posted on March 6, 2009

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In July last year Russian police used a dramatic helicopter raid to detain dozens of reputed crime bosses known as “thieves-in-law,” gathered on a yacht at a reservoir outside Moscow. Some of them attempted to flee from police and jumped overboard, but the… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Miami and the Russian Mob - by Ron Chepesiuk



Special to Gangsters Inc.

By Ron Chepesiuk



This is an excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s forthcoming book, Gangsters of Miami: True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hitmen, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City. Barricade Books www.barricadebooks.com will publish the book in November 2009. All rights reserved



With the dissolution of the… Continue

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