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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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Six Genovese crime family mobsters were charged with racketeering conspiracy involving illegal gambling and extortion on Tuesday. Among them are alleged captains Nicholas Calisi and Ralph Balsamo (photo above) and alleged soldiers Michael Messina and
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Shopkeepers in the area around the Italian city of Foggia were treated to an explosive start of the new year. Eight bomb attacks have rocked their businesses. It is believed that the Sacra Corona Unita, Italy’s fourth largest Mafia group, is behind t
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A member of Brooklyn street gang West End Enterprise was sentenced to 32 years behind bars on Monday. 35-year-old Michael Liburd had pleaded guilty on November 18 to racketeering conspiracy, which included a 2016 murder and extortion of public works
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