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There has been plenty written about John “Sonny” Franzese: books, newspaper articles, stories in magazines, web-site reports. People who know nothing about the Mafia in America know about Sonny, especially over the last few years, as he gained media
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John Wick is back! Chapter 4 of his bloody blockbuster movie franchise is upon us. It raises the question: Is John Wick indestructible? It sure seems so after watching every chapter starring Keanu Reeves as the skilled assassin placed on a universal
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A hitman for Southwest Baltimore’s NFL gang was sentenced to 29 years in federal prison on October 28, 2022. 24-year-old Bobby “Freaky” Cannon admitted participating in a violent racketeering conspiracy and committing two murders on behalf of the gan
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The Barrio Azteca gunmen directly responsible for the March 2010 murders in Juarez, Mexico of a U.S. Consulate employee, her husband, and the husband of another U.S. Consulate employee were sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
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Convicted Rochester Mafia family hitman Dominic Taddeo was sentenced this week to 3 years in federal prison for his escape from a half-way house in Orlando, Florida. Despite being one year away from his release, 65-year-old Taddeo decided to flee. He
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One of the highest-ranking leaders of MS-13 in the United States was sentenced last week to life in prison for his role in multiple violent crimes. 33-year-old Andy Tovar is seen as the one who ordered a murder in Charlottesville in 2017 and two att
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The leader of the Eight Tray Gangsta Crips in Baltimore pleaded guilty last Friday to racketeering and drug conspiracy charges. 31-year-old Trayvon “G-Tru” Hall led the Baccwest Eight Tray Gangsta Crips in Baltimore and had traveled to California to
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Mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized the streets of Boston for decades. He murdered his way to the top of the underworld and kept himself there by ratting on everyone else. His enemies and victims yearned for justice. They were in for a long wai
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It’s hard to know about Chicago. Was it a Mafia city or was it something else? Maybe just a gangland in America’s mid-west? One acknowledged expert in the field, Dr. Wayne A. Johnson, claims, “I want to be clear on this point: The Chicago Outfit is j
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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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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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He had not reached thirty when he died, and although he crammed a lot into his brief life, it was all the wrong stuff. In a playhouse of madness where all the players outdid themselves in their levels of depravity, he had a starring role that lasted
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U.S. Marshals arrested fugitive Rochester crime family hitman Dominic Taddeo on Monday one week after he had fled federal custody. The 64-year-old convicted killer was apprehended in Hialeah in Miami-Dade County and surrendered without any problems.
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A deadly Mafia hitman for the Rochester crime family escaped from federal custody in Florida on Monday. 64-year-old Dominic Taddeo was recently moved to a residential halfway house after doing time in a medium-security prison. He admitted killing thr
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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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An enforcer for the Gangster Disciples operating in Tennessee was convicted Wednesday of racketeering charges, including murder and other violent crimes. 35-year-old Brandon Durell Hardison, who goes by the nicknames “Creep” and “Creeper da Reeper,”
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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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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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