Intro written by Angelo Carmelo Gallitto
The Calabrian “Honoured Society”, well known as “’Ndrangheta”, is the equivalent of Sicilian Mafia in Calabria region, south Italy. However its origin is unknown, it emerged later than other Italian organizations, maybe because Calabria was more isolated than others even inside south eastern…
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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 where Falcone lived in Via Castrofilippo and Borsellino in Via della Vetriera. Some children they played with or went to school with became members of…
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Do you want to discuss organized crime and the mafia with journalists, authors, street guys, former gangsters, active gangsters, members of law enforcement, and regular people from all around the world? Then the Real Deal Forum is the place for you. Read on and find out how you can become a member of this exclusive group.
Membership at this site means members can post replies to articles, photos, and videos that are posted on this site. It does not, however, grant…Continue
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By Angelo Carmelo Gallitto
Italian organized crime, divided in Cosa Nostra, ‘Ndrangheta, Camorra and Sacra Corona Unita, is a rich and powerful criminal enterprise with a lot of connections and branches around the world. According to authorities it has about 21.000…
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As the sixth largest country in the world, Australia has a lot of room for people who are looking for new territory to commit crimes. Discovered by Dutch explorers, Australia eventually fell under British rule. The British used the far-away continent as an isolated prison in the sun after they lost control of the United States. Britain sent its most hated inmates to penal-colonies in Tasmania and New South Wales.
This peculiar practice did not harm the Australia’s growth or…Continue
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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 80s.
It was also during this time that there was…
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Estimate members: Below 90 (according to my own calculations)
First Boss: Joseph Bonanno.
Primary activities: Involved in narcotics trafficking, home video pornography, loan sharking, gambling, phony…
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Estimate members: Between 120 and 130 (according to Jerry Capeci)
First Boss: Tom Gagliano
Primary activities: Narcotics, gambling, loan sharking, waste management, construction and extortion.…
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Estimate members: Around twenty active members.
First Boss: Salvatore Sabella started the family in 1911.
Primary activities: Extortion, bookmaking, gambling, drug trafficking and loan-sharking.
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Mob Corner is written by Thom L. Jones. A retired businessman, he has had a long interest in organized crime, and in particular the Sicilian and American Mafia.
A hobby triggered by a book he read while studying at university "God Protect Me From My Friends" a biography of the Sicilian bandit Salvatore Guiliano, which started him off into…
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First Boss: Filippo "Phil" Amari
Primary activities: Extortion, gambling, drugs, loansharking, Union corruption.
Boss: Giovanni "John the Eagle" Riggi (in…
Clarence Walker has been, for 22 years, an Investigative crime journalist, Associate story producer of cable T.V. criminal justice shows and writer for newsmedia wire services. He has also written extensively for New York and Texas-based (daily & weekly) newspapers and legal journals.
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