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Five alleged members of the Gangster Disciples in Georgia were charged last week with murder and racketeering related to the gangland killings of three people, as well as drug trafficking and obstruction of justice.
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The Arlington, Washington based leader of a prolific and violent drug trafficking ring pleaded guilty last week to federal drug trafficking, firearms possession, and money laundering charges. 36-year-old Cesar Valdez-Sanudo was done in by incriminati
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Alleged Gambino crime family mobster Anthony Pandrella was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday of murdering and robbing 77-year-old Vincent Zito, a man he called his friend.
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Be careful who you associate with. Especially when one of those associates is listed as a “Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker” under the Kingpin Act. Two music business executives found that out the hard way when they were arrested by the FBI
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Two associates of the New Aryan Empire, a white supremacist gang, were sentenced on Tuesday. 46-year-old Carey Mooney got 18 and a half years for her role in a kidnapping and assault on behalf of the gang, while 39-year-old Michael J. Roberts got alm
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Any time, and place. It’s a mantra many gangsters live by. They take the fight to their enemies whenever and wherever they get the chance. Members of the Hells Angels and Vagos, two rival outlaw motorcycle clubs, proved that on Sunday when they got i
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The Mafia, it’s claimed, were all over it like a rash. But were they? A story with more slack ends and dangling threads than Joseph’s Coat of Many Colours. Zelda Fitzgerald said, “It’s the loose ends with which men hang themselves.” After fifty-three
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A Philadelphia Mafia family associate was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy and drug dealing. 68-year-old Daniel Castelli had made the guilty plea in January of this year.
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Mobsters and payphones formed a decades long lucrative partnership. Conducting business on one of those things was part of their modus operandi. It was a way of avoiding wiretaps, while still getting to talk to associates far and wide. Unfortunately,
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The Mexican Mafia reigns through sheer terror. From behind bars they spread their influence far and wide to the outside world. All criminals knew that “La Eme” would come for them – either on the streets or in prison. If gangsters had that realizatio
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Imagine being locked up since the early 1990s. As 2022 rolls around you are nearing the end of your sentence and stay at a halfway house. Just one more year to go. Would you do the year or would you make a run for it and become a wanted man? Rocheste
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Imagine that you had a job for years that was appreciated by the general public, but criminalized by the government. You spent some time behind bars because of it. Friends of yours did too. Then the government did a 180 degree turnaround and took you
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Eritrean national Kidane Zekarias Habtemariam is one of the world’s most notorious and cruelest human traffickers, according to Dutch authorities and Europol, which have placed him on their most wanted criminals lists.
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A significant drug distributor for the Jalisco New Generation Cartel was sentenced in Seattle district court on Tuesday to 9 years in prison. 32-year-old Adrian Izazaga-Martinez, of Kent, Washington, “was a high-level drug redistributor for a traffic
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It’s no secret that the underworld and Hollywood have a longtime love affair. Filmmakers love gangsters and gangsters love movies about their exploits. Some even try to become an actor. But it is not every day that you see an actor get involved in th
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