Gangsters Inc. - www.gangstersinc.org

All Blog Posts Tagged 'Tampa' (12)

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…

Continue

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

Out of Africa: The Story of New Orleans Mafia boss Carlos Marcello

By Thom L. Jones

Tunisia is a republic in North Africa. Bounded on the north and east by the Mediterranean Sea and on the south and west by Libya and Algeria; its capital is Tunis. 15 kilometers to the north is the famous ancient city of Carthage. A deformation of "Kart Hadasht" (the new town) it was how the Phoenicians…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 7, 2019 at 4:24am — No Comments

The Story of New Orleans Mafia boss Carlos Marcello - Part 5

By Thom L. Jones

Read the first page of this story here

In 1960, Carlos Marcello had handed over $500,000 in cash to Jimmy Hoffa, the corrupt head of the Teamsters…

Continue

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

The Story of New Orleans Mafia boss Carlos Marcello - Part 4

By Thom L. Jones

Read the first page of this story here

"It is as if we all stood in a bad dream, watching the hand of fate write out one of the blackest chapters…

Continue

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

The Story of New Orleans Mafia boss Carlos Marcello - Part 3

By Thom L. Jones

Read the first page of this story here

The crime family Carlos inherited was a successful mixture of gangsters, policeman on the pad and corrupt…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on April 6, 2019 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Gangster Poem: Tommy Gun Blues

By David Amoruso

Growing up in his hometown of Ybor City/Tampa, Florida, Fred Shrum III always had an interest in…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 11, 2018 at 11:46am — No Comments

When the American government asked the Mafia for a favor: The assassination of Cuban leader Fidel Castro

By David Amoruso

Politics is a dirty game. Always has been, always will be. But most of the dirt is kept hidden from view. Skeletons stay in the closet. Sometimes, however, the dirt comes out because it is so mind-blowing, it cannot be kept secret. Like the time the United States government recruited the American Mafia to kill Cuban…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2017 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Trafficante family mobster passes away at age 85

By David Amoruso

Trafficante family mobster Cesar Augustus Rodriguez passed away March 12 at the ripe old age of 85. Known as a bar owner and gambler, his main claim to mob fame came in the 1970s when he was involved in a violent war over territory between rival Mafia factions.

Ken Sanz, a former special agent with the Florida Department of Law…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 26, 2016 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Spotlight on Tampa Mafia with tour and magazine

By David Amoruso

When it comes to the mob in America everybody knows about the five families in New York or Al Capone in Chicago. But what about a smaller city? Like Tampa, Florida. A city that has a long and colorful history of violence filled with gangsters from Italy, Spain, Cuba, and the U.S. itself. A brand-new magazine and tour shine a…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Santo Trafficante: Building the Family Business

By Ron Chepesiuk

Santo Trafficante, Sr., the powerful Trafficante crime family’s patriarch, was born on May 28, 1886, in Alexandria Della Rocca, Sicily. At age 16, he boarded the S.S. Lombardia and set sail for American in search of a better life. Two years later, Santo, Sr. followed like thousands of other Italian immigrants, settling near…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 16, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Rare Screening of Docu on Tampa Crime Boss Charlie Wall



A rare screening of the award winning documentary on Tampa crime boss Charlie Wall.



Tales from the Underground



Thursday | November 3 | 7 p.m. | The Buzz, 710 Harbour Post Drive | Tampa, Fl 33602



A cocktail hour will be held from 7–8 p.m. Guests can meet Cigar City Mafia author…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 30, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Cigar City Mafia Tours in Tampa, Florida

The heat of summer is fading. That means it's time for the return of my Mafia tours of Ybor City.



Cigar City Magazine Presents

The Mafia Tour

Saturday | October 22 | 5:30pm



About The Tour



Scott M. Deitche, author of 5…

Continue

Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

© 2019   Created by Gangsters Inc..   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service