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Italian Organized Crime: Cosa Nostra, Camorra, 'Ndrangheta, Sacra Corona Unita

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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.…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 2, 2021 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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Organized crime is big business. And not just of the illegal kind. Each year, millions are made by film studios, writers, and media giants by turning stories about stone cold gangsters and Mafiosi in cold hard dollars.

We at Gangsters Inc. thoroughly enjoy these products and decided to shine some light on them in this section. This is where we discuss the true…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 27, 2021 at 2:22am — 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…


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

Gangster movies around the world: A Greatest Hits

By Niko Vorobyov for Gangsters Inc.

It’s quarantine so we’re all stuck at home looking to kill time. Hollywood seems to have a monopoly on the gangster genre, from the wiseguy epics of Coppola and Scorsese to the hood movies like Menace II Society, but what of the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 25, 2020 at 9:03am — No Comments

IN PICTURES: Scampia neighborhood made famous by TV series Gomorra to be demolished

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The Sails of Scampia (Vele di Scampia) in…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 22, 2020 at 7:53am — No Comments

Naples Camorra Mafia boss Marco Di Lauro’s days as a “super fugitive” come to an end

By David Amoruso

Camorra boss Marco Di Lauro (photos above) was arrested in Naples on Saturday after spending 14 years on the run from authorities and rivals as a “super fugitive”. The 38-year-old Mafia leader was found living with his wife and two cats in a modest apartment.

Italian police viewed Di Lauro as the…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 3, 2019 at 3:30am — No Comments

Camorra boss Antonio La Torre charged with plotting murder of Anti-Mafia prosecutors

By David Amoruso

Alleged Camorra boss Antonio La Torre (photo above) was arrested in Italy this week after police say they have evidence that he and his imprisoned brother Augusto plotted to assassinate two Anti-Mafia prosecutors. The two brothers made a name for themselves as they built an empire from Italy to Scotland…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 1, 2018 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

“I’m not crazy” - Profile of Camorra boss Michele “The Madman” Zaza

By David Amoruso

“I’m not crazy. Some of my relatives have been in a lunatic asylum, but I haven’t.” – Camorra boss Michele Zaza

Gangsters like Michele Zaza don’t come around often. Nicknamed “‘O Pazzo” or “The Madman,” he was known as much for talking candidly with the media as for his cunning and…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 2, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

250 troops deployed to Naples to halt Camorra violence

By David Amoruso

We can go ahead and just call the Camorra by its Roberto Saviano-given nickname: Gomorrah. The Mafia group has turned the city of Naples into a blood-soaked battlefield littered with corpses and addicts as a drug war is raging between various…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 16, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Camorra’s "sistema" rules supreme in corrupt Italy

By David Amoruso

“I don't want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.” – Fictional mob boss Frank Costello in The Departed

It’s a quote befitting of the situation in Italy, which is one drenched in Mafia intimidation, corruption, and malpractice. It’s also the topic of accusations…


Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 5, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

New death threat against author Roberto Saviano

By David Amoruso

Posted on October 15, 2008

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Monday, October 13, 2008 must've been a very weird day for Italian author Roberto Saviano. The 29 year old 'celebrated' his second year in hiding since the Camorra had put him on a death list because of his groundbreaking crime book Gomorra.

In Gomorra Saviano takes the reader to Naples and its surrounding cities and shows how the Camorra is damaging the… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2010 at 4:15pm — 2 Comments

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