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In 1935, Charles Lucky Luciano was perched pretty on top of the criminal world. He was the godfather of the powerful Genovese crime family, headed the Commission that oversaw all mafia activities in the U.S. and had taken out fellow mobster, the unpr
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Hartmut “Hans” Graewe, one of Cleveland’s most notorious Mafia hitmen, died behind bars on October 27, Cleveland.com reported last week. Graewe was 78. Before passing away in a federal prison in Texas, he was feared on the streets of Ohio. Nicknamed
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The FBI and police are currently looking for buried bodies at two horse farms in upstate New York, several news outlets report. The dig is in connection with a recent indictment of ten Gambino crime family mobsters.
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Ten members and associates of New York’s Gambino crime family and the Sicilian Mafia were indicted in Brooklyn federal court this week. They are charged with racketeering conspiracy, extortion, witness retaliation, and union-related crimes committed
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Bullets over Broadway

Everyone called him Tommy Brown, but that was not really his name. It was a nickname, a mob monicker, but it really got confused. His name in Italian is Gaetano Lucchese, and the closest we get to that is Guy Lucchese, as the name is pronounced “Guy
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The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) dismantled a criminal organization smuggling large quantities of cocaine from South America to Europe via the Canary Islands. The investigation identified a significant threat; criminal organizations’ increasin
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Colombo crime family consigliere Ralph DiMatteo pleaded guilty to racketeering charges last week. The Mafia leader went viral after his son posted a photo on Twitter showing him lounging in a pool the day after prosecutors had indicted him.
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