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9237154266?profile=originalBy David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.

In the Mafia, you don’t get to the top without leaving a trail of dead bodies in your wake. You have to kill to be on top of the hill. Whether you’re John Gotti, Carlo Gambino or Vito Genovese. Their soldiers know

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By David Amoruso

Joseph Lombardo was considered one of the longest leading members of the Chicago Outfit. He was nicknamed The Clown, and proved that he could play that role. When he was arrested in 1964 for beating a man who owned him money, he m

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9237113855?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Two different cases. Both, violent killings committed by members of the Yakuza, Japan’s Mafia, and both resulted in its murderers being on death row. One gangster was executed on Thursday. The other, a former Yakuza boss, is playing

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9237108268?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Crime is a flexible business. It can go from dealing in cars to trafficking cigarettes in the blink of an eye. Hell, it can do both at the same time. It can take bets and break skulls in the same inning. But crime usually revolves ar

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9237086297?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Infamous Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo Scarfo passed away in prison on Friday, underworld sources told mob reporter George Anastasia, who broke the news yesterday. Scarfo was 87. He was serving a 55-year sentence for racketeering an

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9237063277?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi was a perfect fit for the Genovese crime family. Low-key and a huge earner. He derived the bulk of his illegal income from drugs.

His first arrest came in 1979, when he was charged with conspiracy to m

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9237046278?profile=originalBy David Amoruso

Longtime New Jersey mob boss John Riggi passed away on Monday. He was 90 years old. He had been released from prison almost three years ago and peacefully died at home surrounded by his family.

His obituary reads, “John M. Riggi, Lab

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