By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.
Carl Sifakis in The Mafia Encyclopedia writes this about Frank Bompensiero:
“In the treacherous world of Mafia hit men, few characters proved shiftier than Frank ‘Bomp’ Bompensiero.... For decades regarded as one of…Continue
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Eight members and associates of the “Pure Armenian Blood” gang were indicted on Tuesday and charged with a variety of racketeering and fraud offenses. Prosecutors allege the group operated from Los Angeles to New York with…Continue
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By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.
“For the gangster there is only the city, he must inhibit it in order to personify it….not the real city but that dangerous sad city of the imagination which is so much more important, which is the modern world. And the…Continue
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In January 1966, a civil war broke out. Not between different people in a country, but within a family. A family of…Continue
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By Thom. L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.
Being in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong kind of friend was the worst thing that ever happened to Frank Santora Junior.
As he walked along a street in…Continue
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A Sinaloa drug cartel distributor was sentenced to 15 years in prison for drugs and gun crimes on December 6. 51-year-old…Continue
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By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Stanley James II isn’t silent about his membership in the Crips. It’s something that defined him as a person…Continue
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As night began to fall on the Florida's Keys, Mafia gangster Johnny Roselli (photo above) and his crew mates prepared for a midnight run to Cuba. Looking out from Port Mary, the encroaching darkness was a…Continue
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Sixteen members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang were charged with racketeering and murder on Thursday after a long-running investigation into drug trafficking and violence inside and outside of California’s most secure prisons.
Nine defendants have been arrested on…Continue
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Ask any criminal and they will tell you: robbing stores and banks is a risky endeavor that requires planning, discipline, and balls of steel to pull off successfully. More often than not, this crime will earn you a long prison sentence after your first job. Sometimes, you’ll be successful enough to earn a…Continue
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The drug game is played with lots of players and without borders. Something police discovered once more during Operation Goodfellas when they took down several members of an international narcotics pipeline stretching from Mexico to Virginia.
Nearly 150 law enforcement officers from the…Continue
A former Los Angeles County deputy sheriff pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana as part of an interstate drug trafficking scheme in which the deputy agreed to use his position as a law enforcement officer to ensure the successful transport of…Continue
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George Christie was a leader in the Hells Angels, the world’s most notorious outlaw motorcycle club. After seeing how the biker world changed and grew more violent, he decided to get out and start a new life and career in the spotlight. “When you run out of people to fight, you turn on each other,” he…Continue
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Capping a three-year investigation by the Los Angeles Strike Force, authorities on Wednesday morning arrested 20 defendants named in a series of indictments that allege the smuggling of large quantities of narcotics from Mexico on behalf of the Sinaloa Cartel.
The investigation –…Continue
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Former Hells Angels leader George Christie (photo above) is touring the country with his critically acclaimed one-man show, Outlaw. After packed performances in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Palm Desert, California, as well as Las Vegas and St. Louis, he is coming to Los Angeles for an August 2…Continue
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Law enforcement in California dealt a big blow to the Mexican Mafia on Wednesday, charging 83 individuals in two federal racketeering indictments, one of which outlines how members of the group were able to control drug smuggling, narcotics sales and the extortion of prisoners inside the Los…Continue
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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…Continue
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The War on Drugs is a complex ordeal with a far-reaching and profound impact on society. While citizens buckle under the weight of drug crimes and addiction, politicians hijacked the theme to project a tough-on-crime image to the public while doing little to solve the problems.
California drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross shows that you can play the game and survive. His story shows the hypocrisy of the government’s war on drugs, while also shining a light on the struggles of growing up in the ghetto. Above all, it’s about learning from mistakes and bettering yourself. “I used to…Continue
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