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9237147875?profile=originalBy David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

The life of a mobster is one filled with lies and death. Still, Anthony Casso’s life was overflowing with both in ways that made many other hardcore gangsters blush. As a leading figure in New York’s Lucchese Mafia

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9237153092?profile=originalBy David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

Frank Cullotta, once one of the most feared men in Las Vegas, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. As the right-hand of Anthony Spilotro, the mobster who oversaw the Chicago Mafia’s interests in Sin City, Cullotta’s

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9237105065?profile=originalBy Gary Jenkins for Gangsters Inc.

“They were motion detectors, but we weren’t too concerned about that, I could have shut off the alarm, but there was too much traffic in front of the building, so I just figured we’d just go through the roof.” - Fra

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9237118859?profile=originalBy Gary Jenkins

“I’ve known Tony since I was about 12 years old, we grew up together. At the end of 78, he called and asked me to come out to Vegas and, you know, watch his back, be his underboss, more or less, that’s the term they use. So that’s wha

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9237083490?profile=originalBy Gary Jenkins

The Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit is a private entity whose dues-paying members are hundreds of North American law enforcement agencies. Its founding purpose was, “to promote the gathering, recording, and exchange of confidential

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9237073473?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Vittorio “Vic” Amuso’s reign over the Lucchese mob family has been one of pure terror, mostly for members of his own Borgata, as he ordered scores of his soldiers and captains whacked. His murderous rule has ensured his place at the

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9237023491?profile=originalBy Alex Hortis

This story is an excerpt from The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014), available at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and other book websites.

Chapter 2: PROHIBITI

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