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The lucrative and violent years of Las Vegas mobster Tony Spilotro’s infamous Hole in the Wall gang

By Gary Jenkins for Gangsters Inc.

“They were motion detectors, but we weren’t too concerned about that, I could have shut off the alarm, but there was too much traffic in front of the building, so I just figured we’d just go through the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 22, 2019 at 1:23pm — No Comments

America’s fascination with the Gangster era: From John Dillinger and Machine Gun Kelly to their pretty molls

By Barbara Casey for Gangsters Inc.

Plans are being made to exhume the body of John Dillinger from his gravesite at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. It isn’t the first time the body of a historical figure has been exhumed. Jesse James, Eva Peron, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, and Daniel Boone are only a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 11, 2019 at 5:59am — No Comments

The beginnings of Tony Spilotro's infamous Hole in the Wall gang

By Gary Jenkins

“I’ve known Tony since I was about 12 years old, we grew up together. At the end of 78, he called and asked me to come out to Vegas and, you know, watch his back, be his underboss, more or less, that’s the term they use. So that’s what I was noted for, the Underboss and the leader of the Hole in the Wall…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 8, 2019 at 4:51am — No Comments

DEA busts Mexican drug trafficking organization operating in multiple states across United States

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A DEA-led investigation has brought down a nationwide Mexican drug organization that smuggled large quantities of heroin, meth, and cocaine from Mexico to the United States. Twenty-eight individuals were indicted on April 28 and face drug trafficking and money laundering charges, but the group’s leader,…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 2, 2017 at 6:23am — No Comments

The Secret Police in the United States: How local law enforcement took on organized crime and La Cosa Nostra

By Gary Jenkins

The Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit is a private entity whose dues-paying members are hundreds of North American law enforcement agencies. Its founding purpose was, “to promote the gathering, recording, and exchange of confidential information not available through normal police channels, concerning organized…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 7, 2017 at 9:04am — No Comments

Members of Texas drug ring that smuggled thousands of kilos of marijuana plead guilty

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Two men from Moore County, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to federal offenses stemming from their respective roles in a marijuana trafficking organization. 48-year-old Manuel Rodrigues Reyes and 50-year-old Maximilliano Gonzales each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 22, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

Big-time marijuana traffickers in Texas plead guilty to federal charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Two men from Texas pleaded guilty Tuesday to their respective roles in trafficking major quantities of marijuana from Texas to other states in the U.S. The whole ring was brought down by one of their associates who attracted the police when he carelessly fired a gun inside his residence.

Marco Saucedo…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 23, 2016 at 7:54am — No Comments

Sinaloa cartel’s Kansas City drug chief gets life in prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel’s branch in Kansas City was sentenced to life in prison for drug trafficking on Monday. 27-year-old Juan Manuel Lopez-Garcia, a citizen of Mexico who lived in Kansas City, was convicted by a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 8, 2016 at 2:38pm — No Comments

How bank robber “Machine Gun” Kelly got his nickname

By Barbara Casey

In the early 1930s banks in the United States were terrorized by a bunch of high profile armed robbers who roamed the mid-west. One of these notorious men was Tennessee, Mississippi-born “Machine Gun” Kelly. Starting out as a bootlegger, he switched careers after a stint in prison and became a fulltime bank robber feared throughout the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 9, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Full-Time Gangsters Part-Time Rappers



By David Amoruso



What a weird world we live in. A world in which we have celebrities who are famous for no apparent reason, at least not a reason anyone can name, they simply are famous. And those that did make it big, have a strong urge to be something else. In an earlier… Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 16, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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