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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 story behind some…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 3, 2020 at 7:39am — No Comments

Lucchese family soldier beats up new husband of one of “The Real Housewives of NJ” as favor to her ex

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Love is a battlefield, a popular song once told us, but to literally turn it into one is a bit extreme. Especially when one of the heartbroken parties involved turns to the Mafia for help in beating up his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 3, 2020 at 7:30am — 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

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…

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

WATCH: Medellin Cartel operative shares his insights into the narco lifestyle, Scarface, Manuel Noriega

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Jorge Valdés isn’t the best-known name in the drug game, but he has been around the block and back. As a Cuban immigrant, he came to Miami with his family to find a better life. When the cocaine boom hit the United States,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 9, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Chicago Outfit: From "Scarface" Capone to Tony Accardo and Joey "The Clown" Lombardo

Estimate members: Between 50 and 90 made members

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary rackets: Gambling, extortion and loan…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 27, 2020 at 8:44am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc. interviews: From Mafia bosses to FBI agents and actors to authors

When it comes to organized crime, Gangsters Inc. prefers to get its information straight from the main source. Interviewing gangsters, Mafiosi, cops, FBI agents, journalists, and writers is the way to get to the bottom of the seedy underworld. Especially one on one.

Here are a few of our interviews:…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 22, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Realism is key in Bronx-based “Albanian Gangster” as it depicts “war-torn psyche fused with honor code”

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Underworlds evolve. In New York, various groups constantly vie for the city’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 22, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

WATCH: Capone, starring Tom Hardy as a broken and aging Al Capone

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Much of infamous Chicago Mafia boss Al Capone’s life story has been told on Hollywood’s silver screen. However,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 16, 2020 at 3:39am — No Comments

Pinky rings and murder: Brooklyn gangland of the ‘80s comes to life in new Mafia series Gravesend

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Is Brooklyn in the house? Hell. Yes. The brand-new mob series Gravesend just premiered on Amazon Prime and is set to become the latest Mafia epic to mesmerize viewers. Gangsters Inc. sat down with…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 10, 2020 at 10:17am — No Comments

Sophisticated crew behind Fast & Furious-style heists on moving trucks busted – Loot totaled €10M

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Move over Vin Diesel and The Rock! A gang of thieves showed it had the balls and driving skills to steal over 150 cargo loads – sometimes while in pursuit of the truck - making off with an estimated total of €10…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 13, 2020 at 11:45am — No Comments

The Truth Behind Movie Classic Casino

By David Amoruso

Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its knowledge of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 8, 2020 at 2:14pm — 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…

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

Five Minutes to Midnight: The Sicilian and New York Mafias, the Catholic Church and a huge finance scandal

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.              

“You never know what enough is unless you know what is more than enough.” - William Blake     

It’s a story with more twists and turns than a novel by Agatha Christie. A list of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 20, 2019 at 5:13am — No Comments

Five Minutes to Midnight – Part 2: The Sicilian and New York Mafias, the Catholic Church and a huge finance scandal

This is part 2 of Five Minutes to Midnight. Read part 1 here.

By Thom L. Jones for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 20, 2019 at 5:12am — No Comments

“Alleged” street guys bring Irish mob crew The Westies back to life in upcoming tv series The Flannagans

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The infamous Westies gang from Hell’s Kitchen, New York, continues to fascinate fans of the true crime genre. Upcoming television series The Flannagans will…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 14, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

WATCH: Rambo takes on a Mexican drug cartel and goes berserk with his body count in Last Blood

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Sylvester Stallone just won’t quit. And neither will John Rambo, his fictional creation. The Vietnam War hero is back in Rambo: Last Blood. We see that the veteran is back on American soil, enjoying his…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 24, 2019 at 10:45am — No Comments

WATCH: Battle for San Francisco underworld in Wu Assassins on Netflix as Kung Fu monk takes on Triads

By David Amoruso

If you love martial arts and gangsters then you will love Wu Assassins. The new Netflix series premiers today and introduces viewers to the underworld of San Francisco’s…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 8, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments

Jumping Bail: How legendary drug kingpin Frank “Black Caesar” Matthews disappeared forever

By Ron Chepesiuk

“Mr. Deary, am I going to get that life count they’ve been talking about?” - Frank Matthews

July, 2, 1973, a typical hot, muggy day in New York City. Frank Matthews, alleged drug kingpin, is scheduled to appear in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York. He is already facing…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 8, 2019 at 9:06am — No Comments

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