By Milko for Gangsters Inc.
Prison plays a big role in the underworld. It’s where gangsters go when they are caught, the place where they learn new tricks and meet new associates, perhaps even join a gang. Some of these gangs now wield power and…Continue
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By James M. LaRossa Jr. for Gangsters Inc.
As I attempt to make sense of my father, legendary Mob attorney Jimmy LaRossa’s blur of a professional life, one day, above all others, stands out.…Continue
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"Man turns his back on his family, we’ll he ain’t just no good." - Bruce…Continue
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By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Better Call Saul is back! AMC’s Breaking Bad spin-off is heating up more and more with every season. We at Gangsters Inc. are glad to see Saul Goodman, everyone’s favorite hustler-turned-lawyer, back again.
Played by actor Bob Odenkirk,…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 13, 2020 at 3:20am — No Comments
James M. LaRossa Jr., son of the celebrated New York trial lawyer Jimmy LaRossa, says that President Trump, after leaving office, may be forced to face the same government prosecution designed to bring down the American Mafia.
The junior LaRossa is the author of the new book Last of…Continue
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to life in prison plus an extra 30 years this morning. The 62-year-old Sinaloa cartel boss was convicted in February by a jury of all charges. He was also ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. In court, El Chapo told the judge:…Continue
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As the famous song goes, “The Party's’ Over it’s Time to Call it a…Continue
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The Texas Almanac claims the heart of the territory lies near a small town called Brady, in McCulloch County. In square miles, Texas is the largest mainland state in the Union. Only Alaska tops it in size. “Bigger than Texas” is a somewhat overused expression, but hits the spot. It’s bigger than France…Continue
It helps to have friends in high places. It enables one to have more opportunities, but also to get away with mistakes or grave crimes even. If one’s friend is powerful enough, one could get away with anything. Until that friend is gone, of course. Like in the case of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 8, 2018 at 9:58am — No Comments
Newark gang boss Corey Hamlet went by many nicknames. “Blizzie”, “C-Blaze” or simply “Blaze”. But it’s the name “Castor Troy” that sticks out when reading his indictment. The character portrayed by Nicholas Cage in the 1997 movie Face/Off was a criminal mastermind who reigned by engulfing the world around…Continue
You can call Charles Russell an old-time hood that just doesn’t know when to quit. As a member of the Chicago mob’s Grand Avenue Crew, which was once headed by infamous boss…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A major blunder is what it is. Canadian police bungled their case against two alleged Montreal Mafia bosses by illegally wiretapping the pair’s lawyer’s offices. After a Quebec Superior Court Judge excluded the wiretap evidence, Leonardo Rizzuto and Stefano Sollecito were acquitted of charges of…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 20, 2018 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Don’t make any bad lawyer jokes around this guy. In Acts of Vengeance, Antonio Banderas stars as Frank Valera, a fast-talking attorney who transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Check out the…Continue
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Dutch lawyer Göran Sluiter and his Mexican client Fernando Hernandez filed a criminal complaint in a court in the Netherlands this week against Dutch banking giant the Rabobank for its alleged involvement in laundering money for Mexican drug cartels at one of its subsidiaries in the border city of Calexico in the…Continue
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has definitely cemented his criminal legacy. He was placed on Forbes’ richest billionaires in the world list, became one of the most powerful crime bosses in the history of the world - not to mention one of the most (in)famous - and he executed two successful prison breaks. But after…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 30, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, better known by his nickname of “El Chapo,” has been extradited to the United States to face criminal charges related to his leadership of the Sinaloa…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 20, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments
Grave of KGB lawyer Andris Grutups in Riga, Latvia
By John Christmas
An open secret has been continuing in Latvia ever since the USSR broke up in 1991. The Latvian government is protecting a circle of Kremlin-linked banks catering to non-resident shell-company depositors. Although these…Continue
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The Italian Mafia groups are often described as a shadow government, ruling in place of the legitimate one. But on Friday, Italian police said they had discovered a secret commission led by the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta…Continue
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It remains hard to believe, but the moment Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico’s most powerful drug lord, will set foot in an American prison cell is coming ever closer. Yesterday, Mexico’s foreign ministry approved his extradition to the United States where he faces a long list of charges ranging from money laundering and…Continue
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