Jose Miguel Battle Sr. is a little-known name in the annals of American organized crime. It’s a testament to his leadership abilities as the Cuban crime boss ruled a multi-billion-dollar criminal empire whilst flying below the radar. In his new book The Corporation, author T.J. English paints a vivid…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 31, 2018 at 10:03am — No Comments
Over a decade ago, when his epic The Sopranos ended with a black screen, David Chase left us sitting in the dark. Now, just like that, he pulls us back out into the light with a prequel movie to his hit television series titled The Many Saints of Newark.
Set in the 1960s, the film…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 9, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
Always know who you’re doing business with and what they’re capable of. That way you won’t end up like Harold, played by David Oyelowo. In the crime comedy Gringo he is sent to Mexico for a business deal, but ends up getting kidnapped by a drug cartel.
His bosses, played by Charlize Theron…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 24, 2018 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Mexican drug cartels may have replaced the Colombian narcos on the covers of magazines and frontpages of newspapers, but that doesn’t mean…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 1, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments
In the war on drugs things only get dirtier and grittier. The billions of dollars made from narcotics cause massive corruption and lawlessness, thousands of deaths and even more bloodshed. In Sicario 2: Soldado, filmmakers explore how far authorities will go in their quest to eliminate a problem…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 22, 2017 at 4:49am — No Comments
Ronald Fino’s life sounds like a mix of The Godfather and James Bond. As the son of a Mafia capo, Fino ultimately decided the mob was not for him. Instead, he became an undercover operative for the FBI and CIA, traveling the world and cleaning up crime and corruption wherever he went. His…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 12, 2017 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Why do human trafficking rings always kidnap the wrong girl? Haven’t they seen Taken? Taken 2? Taken 3? In Acts of Violence these pimps are at it again when they take the fiancée of Roman. The woman also happens to be the sister of Roman's best friend Deklan. Both men are ex-Special Forces trained…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 10, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
If you place a bet with organized crime, you better pay up if you lose. Otherwise, you might get hurt. As is evidenced by the video below, which York Regional Police say shows a beating over an outstanding debt in an illegal Richmond Hill gaming den.
A big, muscular man with bald, shaved head can be…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 7, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Marijuana can now be bought legally in many states in the U.S. but back in the 1980s it was a high-priced and highly illegal commodity. As such it was smuggled into the country by traffickers who knew…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 20, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments
Becoming a gang member isn’t easy. And most gangsters are forced into the gang life because of poverty and a troublesome situation at home. They take to the streets to find a new family and find it in the older guys wearing colors that identify them as part of something bigger.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Chicago mob boss Al Capone’s story never gets boring. It has been told in many ways and through the eyes of various of his associates and enemies. In Gangster Land, we get to see Capone through the eyes of his infamous…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2017 at 2:54am — No Comments
Follow the money, seasoned investigators will tell you. You’ll never know where it will take you. In the new BBC crime series McMafia the money takes us around the world – from money launderers in Dubai, cyber criminals in India, black marketeers in Zagreb, and …Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 11, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
It was one of the biggest art heists in the world, the largest one in the United States. $500 million worth of paintings were stolen from Boston’s Gardner Art Museum. Investigators soon found that the theft had the Mafia’s fingerprints on it.
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 8, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments
There are two ways to rob a bank: Like an amateur or as a trained professional. California’s most successful robbery crew is set to make the score of a lifetime as they target a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 27, 2017 at 1:46pm — No Comments
It’s the scream that hits you. Then the gunshots. Followed by the realization that you’ve just watched and heard a mob hit. When Philadelphia crime family underboss Joseph “Joey Chang” Ciancaglini was shot in his diner in March of 1993 federal agents were watching and listening as well. It did little to help Joey Chang,…Continue
Don’t make any bad lawyer jokes around this guy. In Acts of Vengeance, Antonio Banderas stars as Frank Valera, a fast-talking attorney who transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Check out the trailer…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 2, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
Oh, there will be blood. Plenty of it. Hell, the title pretty much promises it! Vince Vaughn stars as Bradley Thomas, a man who brings the pain as he brawls fellow inmates in a desperate murder plot to save his wife who’s being held hostage by a drug boss.
After playing a Los Angeles crime boss in the second…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 10, 2017 at 8:30pm — 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
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
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