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On the last full day of his life -- October 6th, 1966 -- Eduardo Tirella flew into Newport, RI, the storied summer colony of America’s wealthiest families. Doris Duke, the third richest woman in the world picked him up at the airport and they drove t
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Never before did gory violence look so stylish and classy. Television series Peaky Blinders raised the bar with its depiction of a 1920s Birmingham street gang. Its characters and plot are steeped in realism and history, but what was real and what is
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One of the last remaining powerhouses of the Ohio underworld passed away last week. Cleveland crime family mobster Ronald “Ronnie the Crab” Carabbia died December 22, 2021, at age 92. He was one of the leading figures that ran the rackets in Youngsto
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Dominican drug lord Cesar Emilio “El Abusador” Peralta-Adamez was extradited from Colombia to the United States last week to face drug trafficking charges filed in the District of Puerto Rico. He allegedly leads a transnational criminal organization
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Truth is stranger than fiction, but how much so? A bunch of men with an illustrious career in organized crime sat down and rated famous gangster movies to let us know what’s garbage and what comes close to the real thing. Be it the underworld of New
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Europol launched its EU Most Wanted campaign 2021 last week hoping to find and arrest some of Europe’s most dangerous fugitives. The list features 61 criminals from all over the world and includes prominent names of the ‘Ndrangheta and Cosa Nostra.
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The house once owned by Chicago Mafia boss Anthony Accardo was sold on Wednesday for a nice sum of $1.5 million dollars. Located in the Chicago suburb of River Forest, the house was Accardo’s home from 1964 until 1979. If only those walls could talk.
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Behind every successful man is a strong woman. Sometimes more than one. But in the case of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, his current wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, has proved her worth. Still, their success came to an end in an America
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Even outlaw bikers live by a certain set of rules. So when a young woman was running for her life from a knife-wielding crazy person, two Hells Angels did not hesitate and made sure she was safe. They did not start this fight, but they damn sure ende
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Another win for the Italian government against the powerful ‘Ndrangheta this week as police in Italy arrested over 100 people connected to the Calabrian Mafia. The investigation titled “Nuova Narcos Europa” targeted the Molè Clan and brought to light
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Federico “Fritzy” Giovanelli was an internet sensation before such a thing really existed. Wiretaps of his home phone were posted on a website for all to hear. Old school and still conducting business on the streets, Giovanelli had to put up with thi
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A Mexican drug boss was extradited from Brazil to the United States on November 10 to face international drug trafficking charges. 46-year-old Jose Gonzalez-Valencia, who goes by the nicknames “Jafett Arias-Becerra,” “La Chepa,” “Camaron,” and “Santy
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The third and final season of Narcos: Mexico is currently blowing up Netflix. Going out with a bang or is this just the beginning of a new era? Gangsters Inc. thinks it is. “El Chapo” and his Sinaloa Cartel have risen and the U.S. is fiending for all
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Chicago drug boss Levaughn “Sweet Bobby” Collins enjoyed the fruits of his illegal labor, living in a luxury high-rise condo in Lincoln Park overlooking Lake Michigan and driving around in a beautiful Maserati.
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It hit us like a bullet to the head. When our screens turned to black in the middle of a scene showing lovable but deadly Mafia boss Tony Soprano it felt like someone literally pulled the plug. What happened? David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos,
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You want to be a successful artist or a successful gangster? Cause you can’t be both. Rapper Fetty Wap learned that the hard way when he was one of six individuals charged with running a multimillion-dollar bicoastal criminal organization that traffi
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