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Exclusive Interview With The Men Behind Crime Beat

In a very short time Crime Beat Radio has become a huge hit on the world wide web. Run by Ron Chepesiuk and William Hryb the show covers the shady world of crime. Its topics range from the Italian Mafia to mob wives to serial killers to crimes committed by states and governments and Chepesiuk and Hryb invite the best and most knowledgeable guests to shine…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 8, 2012 at 7:45am — No Comments

Crime Beat: Montreal Mafia, Chicago Outfit and 2Pac

Crime Beat Radio Show's Upcoming Schedule for January 12, 2012, through March 8, 2012, features Tupac’s murder Investigation, International arms trafficking, the Montreal mafia, Chicago’s Outfit, Mexico’s War on drugs, and much more

January, 2012— Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the darkside on Artist First World Radio Network…


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Chicago Cell of Los Zetas Drug Cartel Busted

By David Amoruso

Twenty men, including five alleged members of the notorious Los Zetas drugs cartel, are facing federal narcotics charges in the United States. Based in Chicago, the cell is said to have been responsible for transporting millions of dollars in drug proceeds between the American city and Mexico.…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

New Crime Beat Radio Schedule Offers Snitches, Gangsters And Pimps

Crime Beat: Issues, Controversies and Personalities from the Darkside has been programming since January 28 of this year and is currently averaging 70,000 listeners plus each week, and the figure is growing.

Crime Beat is now pleased to announce its forthcoming schedule for the period from July 14 to September 2, 2011: Topics covered include lynching, snitching,… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 8, 2011 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

How the Chicago Outfit made its Hollywood dreams come true

By David Amoruso

The 1930s through to the 1940s are known as the Golden Age for Hollywood. During those days eight major studios controlled the entire movie industry from top to bottom. They would make the movie and distribute it via their own theatres. But the big studios were also held in a choke hold by the American mob, which managed to extort millions of dollars from the movie moguls.

Willie Bioff and George…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 30, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mob Meeting at Apalachin: The Big Barbeque

By Thom L. Jones

November 1957

The question, to my mind, has to be why?

Why was this meeting held?

There are a number of other interesting questions as well of course, and none of them have ever been answered satisfactorily.

Who actually arranged it?

Who first thought of the idea?

Who in fact brought the whole thing together?

Long before the days of rapid…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 24, 2010 at 4:30am — 4 Comments

Tony Spilotro and his Hole in the Wall Gang

By David Amoruso

First published in the August/September 2007 issue of Mob Candy Magazine.

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Anthony Spilotro arrived in Las Vegas in 1971. He was sent by the Chicago La Cosa Nostra Family, which most people call The Outfit, to oversee the mob's skimming operations. Several mob families were skimming money from the… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Chicago Boss: Joseph "Joey Doves" Aiuppa

By David Amoruso

Posted on July 22, 2007

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Joseph "Joey Doves" Aiuppa was born on December 1, 1907 in Melrose Park. Aiuppa's parents both came from the same village in Italy and had come to the US to find a better life. Joseph Aiuppa was their first child. In 1918 an eleven year old Aiuppa dropped out of school and started working as a gardener.… Continue

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Chicago Boss: Paul "The Waiter" Ricca

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

Paul "The Waiter" Ricca was born Felice DeLucia in 1897 in Naples, Italy. In 1915 Ricca got in serious trouble: he murdered a man and was sentenced to 2 years in prison. When he got out he killed the eye witness who had testified against him at his trial after that Ricca went on the lam. On August 10th, 1920 Ricca boarded a boat to New York when he got there he changed his name to Paul Ricca to avoid… Continue

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Chicago Soldier: Anthony "The Ant" Spilotro

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

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Anthony Spilotro was born on May 19, 1938 in Chicago. Spilotro grew up in a loving family, and seemed to be on track for a decent and honest life. But he decided he wanted something else, and in his sophmore year at Steinmetz Highschool he dropped out and turned to a life of crime. Once out of school he joined forces with… Continue

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Chicago Soldier: "Mad Sam" Destefano

By David Amoruso

Posted in 2001

Mad Sam is not that well known to the general public, but his 'student' Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is. Mad Sam taught Tony everything he knew about murder and torture, and Mad Sam knew a lot about that kind of stuff.

DeStefano grew up in Southern Illinois and moved to Chicago when he was a teenager. He officially began his criminal career in 1927 when at the age of 18 he raped a girl and was… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 2:12pm — 1 Comment

Chicago Boss: Antonino Accardo

By David Amoruso

Posted: December 2, 2006

Antonino Accardo was born in Chicago on April 28, 1906. He grew up in Little Sicily on Chicago’s Northwest Side. As a teenager Accardo began his life of crime, he started out as a pickpocket, and would later steal cars. He was arrested numerous times, but never spent a night in jail. During prohibition Accardo began hanging out at the Circus Cafe on North Avenue, which was owned by…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Chicago Boss: George "Bugs" Moran

This profile first appeared on the Alleged-Mafia-Site and is written by Shannon Dougherty.

George "Bugs" Moran was born to Irish and Polish immigrant parents in 1893 and grew up in the North Side of Chicago. He grew up streetwise and ran with numerous gangs, committing more than 20 known burglaries and being imprisoned three times before he was 21 years old. He was soon an important member of Dion O'Bannion's North Siders gang. The… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 19, 2010 at 10:47am — No Comments

The Message: Don’t Fuck With Antonino Accardo

By David Amoruso

Posted on March 13, 2010

Originally written for Mob Candy Magazine

It was 1951. The Italian-American Mafia, known as La Cosa Nostra, was doing great. Throughout the United States the mob held sway. From the East coast all the way to the West coast, and everything in between was controlled by twenty-some mob families.

But not all families were equal. The five New York families and the Chicago family, known as The Outfit, held the most…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Chicago's Family Secrets

By David Amoruso

Posted May 20, 2007

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This summer several of the most powerful mobsters in Chicago will stand trial for 18 murders and racketeering spanning several decades. The…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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