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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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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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Reverend Louis Gigante passed away last week, the New York Times reported. He was 90 years old. Louis was the younger brother of Genovese crime family boss Vincent “Chin” Gigante and despite his brother’s chosen path never strayed from his side.
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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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Ion Balint is known as one of Romania’s most infamous crime bosses. Authorities claim his Camatarilor Clan controlled a large part of the criminal underworld in the nation’s capital Bucharest. Looking at his long career, it is clear Balint is not one
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The Italian Financial Corps (Guardia di Finanza) took down a criminal network linked to the Calabrian Mafia today. It relied on corrupt workers in the port of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, Italy to smuggle hundreds of millions of euros’ worth of cocaine i
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By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.

David Durk, who was born in 1935, joined the New York Police in 1963, and by the closing of the 1960s, was a detective attached to the city’s Department of Investigation, which served as an independent and non-part

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A Spanish branch of the ‘Ndrangheta, the infamous Calabrian Mafia, was busted two weeks ago. 32 individuals tied to the mob organization were arrested in Spain for their involvement in large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, Europol report
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The house always wins. When it comes to gambling, the Italian American Mafia learned that lesson decades ago. To this day, its members continue to reap the benefits. Among them Lucchese crime family soldier Anthony Villani, who made a cool million a
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Matteo Messina Denaro is a Mafia ghost. Despite being one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, authorities remain unable to pinpoint his whereabouts. The Sicilian Cosa Nostra boss has been on the run since 1993, but Italian police believe he continu
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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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Nine alleged members - including two captains - and associates of New York’s Genovese and Bonanno crime families were charged with racketeering, illegal gambling, money laundering conspiracy, and obstruction of justice today. They allegedly had a cor
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Richard Cantarella’s life is filled with twists and turns. Known by the nickname “Shellackhead,” he controlled the newsstands for New York’s Bonanno crime family and worked his way up to become a capo. Confronted with life in prison, he decided to sn
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It was almost certainly too much for Luciano Raia. On a wet, chilly Tuesday morning, January 11, 1966, three women dressed in black moved across the gardens of Piazza della Vittoria, towards the immense block of a building standing on its west-side.
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A cross-border operation involving law enforcement authorities from Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia and Spain, and supported by Europol, on Wednesday, led to the dismantling of a criminal organization trafficki
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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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Alleged Gambino crime family mobster Anthony Pandrella was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday of murdering and robbing 77-year-old Vincent Zito, a man he called his friend.
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