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Boston gangland legend Howie Winter dead at 91

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

A legend of the Boston underworld has passed. Retired mob boss Howard “Howie” Winter passed away from a heart attack on Thursday. He was 91. Winter was an original member and onetime boss of the infamous Winter Hill Gang in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 14, 2020 at 5:18am — No Comments

Street Gangs: From Latin Kings & La Eme to Gangster Disciples and Crips & Bloods

As researchers we find there is a distinct difference between organized crime and street gangs. One is structured, sophisticated, efficient, calculated. The other is often poorly structured, unrefined, unefficient, brash. However, many organized crime groups and most of its members start out as/in street gangs. It's where they learn their trade. And many groups that once started…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2020 at 2:06am — No Comments

T&A Crips member sentenced to 30 years in prison after killing Bloods gangster who disrespected gang

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A Columbus member of the Trevitt and Atcheson Crips gang (T&A) was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2020 at 1:41am — No Comments

“The story of organized crime is the story of the modern world” – Journalists explore global crime in Underworld podcast

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Journalists Danny Gold and Sean Williams have come face to face with some of the world’s most dangerous men – be they MS-13 hitmen or ISIS insurgents. They went wherever the story took them. As…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 29, 2020 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Boss of Latin Kings Worcester Chapter sentenced on drug charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A leader of the Worcester Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (“Latin Kings”) was sentenced today on…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 28, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

Latin Kings gangster who beat couple to death with hammer gets life in prison - Also charged with attacking R. Kelly in jail

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A vicious Latin Kings gangster was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday following his conviction at trial in July 2019 of racketeering conspiracy including murders and drug charges. 39-year-old Jeremiah Farmer, of Hammond,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 27, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Camorra Mafia takes advantage of opportunities created by COVID-19

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The thing about operating outside the rules of the law is that you can always find ways to make money. Case in point: The Italian…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 24, 2020 at 4:45am — No Comments

MS-13 gangsters charged in brutal murder involving baseball bat and machete

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Two MS-13 gang members appeared in federal court in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 11, 2020 at 9:01am — No Comments

“King Nene”, enforcer of Boston Latin Kings, pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

“King Nene” kneels before the government, in a guilty plea that is. 26-year-old Matthew Palacios, who goes by the nickname “King Nene”, was an enforcer of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 19, 2020 at 10:53am — No Comments

Like a Gangster Fagin: Rollin’ 60s Crips leader ran robbery crew comprised of juveniles

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The stories of Charles Dickens continue to live on. Not just because they are such classic stories, but because modern-day equivalents continue to pop up. Like how a leader of the Rollin’ 60s Crips recruited minors to commit…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 26, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Black Hand and Glass Eye: Mexican cartel sicario Jose Martinez shares stories (video)

By Christian Cipollini for Gangsters Inc.

Early in 2018, I was contacted by a colleague on behalf of an incarcerated man by the name of José Manuel Martinez. My colleague explained that Mr. Martinez, a convicted killer, was interested in telling his story, and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 23, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Former Mafia hitman Frank Cullotta dies at 81 – Story was immortalized in Martin Scorsese’s epic Casino

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Frank Cullotta, once one of the most feared men in Las Vegas, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. As the right-hand of Anthony Spilotro, the mobster who oversaw the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 21, 2020 at 4:52am — No Comments

Chicago Black Disciples bosses and members charged in federal drug and gun investigation

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang in Chicago is among 23 individuals facing criminal charges as part of a federal investigation into drug and gun trafficking on the city’s South Side. 34-year-old Darnell…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 1, 2020 at 9:44am — No Comments

Nigerian Mafia in Italy now “on the same level” as the Camorra, police say

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Police in Italy last week arrested over 40 people connected to the Nigerian Mafia in Italy and charged them with Mafia association, human trafficking, drug trafficking and distribution, and running a prostitution…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 31, 2020 at 3:55am — No Comments

Bikers & Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

Outlaw motorcycle clubs have become an increasingly powerful presence in the world of organized crime around the globe. While they claim to exist for no other reason than to enjoy a free lifestyle and riding motorcycles many clubs and chapters have been busted for crimes ranging from extortion and drug dealing to racketeering and murder.

These clubs have…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 24, 2020 at 6:18am — No Comments

Outlaw Vendetta: Hells Angels charged in broad daylight execution of rival Pagans biker boss in the Bronx

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

It was a gangland hit like something out of an episode of television series Sons of Anarchy. In the middle of the day, in broad daylight, on a street in the Bronx, New York, two gunmen dressed in black, armed with…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 23, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Massachusetts leader of Latin Kings pleads guilty to racketeering and drug conspiracy charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A Latin Kings boss pleaded guilty on Tuesday to racketeering and drug conspiracy charges. 32-year-old Jorge “King G” Rodriguez was arrested and charged in December 2019, at which time he was the second in command of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 3, 2020 at 6:57am — No Comments

Albanian drug dealer jailed in London on cocaine and money laundering charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

An Albanian drug trafficker in London has been sentenced to 4 years in jail after admitting…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 1, 2020 at 4:30am — No Comments

Home is where the money is - Profile of crime boss Amir Faten Mekky

By Milko for Gangsters Inc.

Crime boss Amir Faten Mekky is part of the new generation of gangsters. Young, ultra-violent, and operating around the world. Mekky went from armed robberies and murder in Sweden to drug trafficking and money laundering in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 28, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Korean Underworld: From its birth to its rise and current state of criminal affairs

By Joe Francis for Gangsters Inc.

The history of Korean organized crime is mostly unknown to the public outside of Korea. Everyone knows about Lucky Luciano and Pablo Escobar and men from their part of the world, but no one knows about men like Kim…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 21, 2020 at 2:16pm — No Comments

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