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One of the world’s biggest drug lords, Dairo “Otoniel” Antonio Úsuga David, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to leading the Colombian paramilitary and multibillion dollar criminal organization known as the Clan del Golfo.
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The floodgates have opened. Earlier this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer released a photograph of former President Donald Trump posing with ex-Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino. Now, another photo of Trump with a rather notorious crime figure has
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Philadelphia Mafia family boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino has friends in high places… Well, he posed for a picture with someone who moves in high places. None other than former President of the United States Donald Trump stood next to Merlino as bo
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Sicilian Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro seemed like a ghost. For three decades he was among the world’s most wanted fugitives. Authorities only heard whispers. Even after arresting everyone close to him, he remained elusive. Until today. When polic
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Ten alleged members of the Sicilian Mafia in Agrigento were arrested today, Italian news agency ANSA reported. They are charged with trafficking drugs and extorting businesses in the cities Agrigento, Licata, Palma di Montechiaro, and Canicatti along
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No one is above the law. But some gangsters become so powerful that they begin to think they are. Mexico’s narco elite can’t be faulted for thinking that they are untouchable. They get away with mass murder regularly. Bribes and threats are enough to
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If you were told Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, a man responsible for countless murders and a known snitch, was placed in a prison’s general population, what would you say? Probably that he was a dead man walking, right? It is this aspect of
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Six alleged members of the Black Guerilla Family were indicted for conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise. They are charged with some heinous crimes, including murdering innocent women and one construction worker in cold blood
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Steven Mazzone, the underboss of the Philadelphia Mafia family, was sentenced on Thursday to 5 years behind bars for leading a racketeering conspiracy which engaged in illicit gambling, extortion, and loansharking.
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It took a while, 12 years to be precise, but the man they call the “Merchant of Death” walked out of a U.S. prison a free man despite having been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. Notorious arms trafficker Victor Bout is currently back in Mosc
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In a move that will shock the global underworld, Italian Mafia boss Raffaele Imperiale has decided to become a witness for the government and testify about his crimes. Imperiale is seen as one of the biggest drug traffickers in the world and has clos
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Authorities brought down a “super cartel” which controlled around one third of the cocaine trade in Europe, Europol reported today. A total of 49 suspects have been arrested during the course of this investigation and in coordinated raids across Euro
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An international drug trafficker who partnered with Mexican drug cartels to purchase and transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine to Chicago and other parts of the United States was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last week.
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“All I remember is the blood, all that blood,” Giandavide De Pau, the former driver of an Italian Mafia boss, allegedly said after he slaughtered three prostitutes in Rome’s upper-class Prati district last weekend. How a mob driver turned out to be a
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