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Thieves made off with 13 artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. At that time, the theft was valued at $200 million. Today, it’s valued at $600 million. Alleged mobster Robert Gentile was said to have known more about the
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The Italian Mafia has quite the track record. Nothing but glory days. But crooks can’t live in the past if they want to make money in the present. Europol, in cooperation with various police agencies, busted a large-scale organized crime group with l
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A high-ranking member of the Los Zetas Cartel was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. Hugo Cesar “El Vecino” Roman-Chavarria (photo above) had pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges on August 23, 2019.
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It is so difficult being part of a secretive brotherhood in the era of social media. Just ask Colombo crime family consigliere Ralph DiMatteo, who was charged in a wide-ranging racketeering indictment this week along with his boss and several other h
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It’s business as usual. Some curse-laden threats, a bit of labor racketeering, and men who are part of a “crime” family. A mob bust by the book. Yesterday, prosecutors charged the boss, underboss, consigliere, and several underlings of the Colombo cr
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New York Mafia boss Carmine Galante was one of the most ruthless mobsters in the world. But he was also a loving husband and doting dad. His daughter Angela talked about her father and what it was like growing up with a man aiming to take over the un
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The underworld is a man’s world. So beware of the woman who climbs to the top of such a vicious environment. A woman like Valeska Pereira Monteiro. Just in her late twenties, she became a leading figure in a Brazilian drug cartel. Her position brough
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Raffaele Mauriello is the perfect example of a mobster who worked his way up the chain of command by getting his hands dirty. Well, maybe dirty isn’t the word. Bloody is more apt. Either way, he went from being surrounded by drug fiends to living it
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By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

"Many modern Sicilians prefer to live as parasites because the fast lane of crime has considerable attraction as a way of life." - Giovanni Falcone (1)

Tommaso Buscetta said there was no such thing as The Mafia. “I

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The life of a notorious drug lord isn’t all Netflix’ Narcos makes it out to be. Look no further than Eduardo Arellano Felix, one of the notorious Arellano Félix brothers, who ran the Tijuana Cartel that has since lost out to Sinaloa and Jalisco. He h
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Victor Emilio Cazares Gastellum can be viewed as being among the elite of Mexico’s narcos. He has close, family, ties to Sinaloa Cartel bosses “El Chapo” Guzman and “El Mayo” Zambada and made hundreds of millions while moving tons of cocaine into the
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Irish crime boss Gerry “The Monk” Hutch has been arrested in the Costa Del Sol in Spain on Thursday. A European Arrest Warrant was issued in April charging him with involvement in the brazen murder of gangster David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dubl
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New York crime boss Roman Nikoghosyan is part of the latest generation of Eastern European gangsters. He runs his KavKaz Nation gang with brash and flash. And lots of violence and intimidation. His word is final. Even his own mother knows that much.
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GLICK QUITTING NEVADA GAMING was the Las Vegas Sun headline in August 1978. A Kansas City Star headline will read a few years later, “GLICK TESTIFIES IN CASINO TRIAL.” Allen R. Glick died at age 79 on August 6, 2021. After giving devastating testimon
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Being a fugitive seems to come with being a Mafia boss. Prison, death, rivals, cops; one has to stay a mile ahead of the competition. But how long can one successfully live such a life? ‘Ndrangheta boss Domenico Paviglianiti (photo above) had a good
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