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The Lucchese Crime Family

Estimate members: Between 120 and 130 (according to Jerry Capeci)

First Boss: Tom Gagliano

Primary activities: Narcotics, gambling, loan sharking, waste management, construction and extortion.

Boss:…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 17, 2019 at 5:45am — No Comments

One Mafia murder and everyone ends up in prison – Lucchese crime family bosses and hitmen found guilty

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

For a few years, the New York Mafia seemed to have quieted down. Increased scrutiny from law enforcement coupled with RICO made mobsters rethink their violent deeds, opting for less conspicuous ways of getting…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 17, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Cleveland Mafia boss Angelo Lonardo swore an oath of loyalty to La Cosa Nostra, ultimately broke it

By Gary Jenkins for Gangsters Inc. via Gangland Wire

Cleveland Mafia boss Angelo Lonardo (photo above) was the highest-ranking mob member to ever break the code of Omerta. Lonardo…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 14, 2019 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Bullets couldn't stop him - Profile of French crime boss Jacky Imbert

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Jacky Imbert was a French gangster. A suspect in numerous underworld murders. In an interview with Le Nouvel Observateur magazine in 1993, Imbert said: "The cops always came to ask me about the jobs I didn't do. For the ones I did do, I never saw…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 11, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Who killed Jimmy Hoffa? Veteran journalists share their insights at the Mob Museum

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The murder of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa remains a mystery, even 44 years after his disappearance. With…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 10, 2019 at 1:23am — 1 Comment

Murder on the Dancefloor: The demise of Gambino Mafia family soldier Anthony Mascuzzio

By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

Being in the mob isn't all beer and skittles.

Created in 1970, the Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, by 1985, had been used almost one thousand times, to bring criminal and civil cases. RICO…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 3, 2019 at 9:53am — No Comments

The Christmas Verdict: How Colombo Mafia family leader “Wild Bill” Cutolo got the present he wished for

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.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2019 at 10:10am — No Comments

Iran allegedly protects Moroccan Dutch drug gangsters it used to murder its “enemies of the state” abroad

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The Dutch government and its intelligence service AIVD have “strong evidence” that Iran not only used Moroccan Dutch gangsters to eliminate two of its “enemies of the state” on foreign soil, but…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 27, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Clown: Profile of Chicago Mafia boss Joseph Lombardo



By David Amoruso



Joseph Lombardo was considered one of the longest leading members of the Chicago Outfit. He was nicknamed The Clown, and proved that he could play that role. When he was arrested in 1964 for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 21, 2019 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

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: Barstool Sports reviews alleged Buffalo Mafia boss’ pizza place

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Dave Portnoy, the founder and owner of Barstool Sports, recently had a very special – mobbed up - edition of his One Bite Pizza Review vlog in which he tries out a new pizza place and reviews it. This time he stopped in…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 9, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Sicilian Mafia connection in Philadelphia? New Mob Talk sheds some light

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino has been released from prison and the Sicilian Mafia sets up shop in South Philadelphia. A lot to talk about in this week’s Mob Talk with George Anastasia and Dave…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 9, 2019 at 4:08am — 1 Comment

Gangsters Inc.’s Mafia Speak

Learn how to talk the talk of a real American mobster or learn to understand the difficult code and words Italian and Sicilian Mafiosi use as they go about their business, perhaps you can even crack the communication used by the Russian Mafia or Mexican drug lords. Of course, the underworld always changes and evolves, as does its language. That's why we will be…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 9, 2019 at 3:37am — No Comments

“Fuck you! Pay me!” – Lucchese Mafia family boss ordered hit on gangster who refused to pay his $100K debt

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Who said the New York Mafia lost its teeth? The Lucchese crime family, one of the city’s five La…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 8, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments

The Stalking Capo: How a mobster’s jealousy of his girlfriend caused the indictment of 20 Colombo family gangsters

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

All is fair in love and war, the saying goes. But break the law and reality will come knocking and slap some handcuffs on you. Alleged…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 5, 2019 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

A Tale of Espionage, the CIA, the Mafia, double agents, Cuban exiles, and President Kennedy: Plot to kill Fidel Castro

By Clarence Walker Jr. for Gangsters Inc.

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…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 3, 2019 at 6:44am — No Comments

Mexican Mafia’s “Golden Goose” sentenced to 30 years in prison on drug and robbery charges

By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

If the Mexican Mafia needed guns, they called Fady Esho. If they needed drugs? They called Esho. If they needed someone to collect money on their behalf? 37-year-old Esho was their man or, as they called him, their…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 26, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

“Shot caller” linked to Mexican Mafia found guilty of drug trafficking

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A high-ranking gangster with links to the Mexican Mafia was found guilty of a federal drug charge last week. 36-year-old Armando “Criminal” Molina was part of the Oxnard-based Surtown Chiques…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 19, 2019 at 9:44am — No Comments

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