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Current Mafia Bosses in 2022

In 2022, not all mafia families have an official boss. Some have “acting bosses” or “street bosses” who run the family. Others like the Luccheses and Bruno Family have had the same bosses for decades. In certain cases, the bosses …

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They Called Him The Grim Reaper

Greg Scarpa was a stone cold killer for the Colombo Crime Family. His associates called him “The Grim Reaper”, a ghoulish nickname even by mafia standards. He lived up to his nickname and then some. Scarpa’s life was unlike that …

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Famous Old Mafia Hangouts Today

Gemini Lounge Maybe no building in America has more demons than 4021 Flatlands Avenue in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn, New York. The things that went on there in the 1970s and early 1980s was like a never ending horror …

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Roy DeMeo: The Gemini Method (Part 1)

Roy DeMeo was the undisputed leader of the most feared killing squad since Murder Inc. The DeMeo Crew as they were known only consisted of a dozen core members, but murdered as many as 200 – 250 people. This story …

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25 Best Mafia Nicknames

The best mobster nicknames were sometimes given by their peers, like Gaspipe or The Grim Reaper. Other times it was the press or even law enforcement who gave them names that they would always be known as, such as The …

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The Story of Anthony Bruno Indelicato

Anthony Bruno Indelicato is one of those rare mobsters that connects today’s Bonanno Family to the days of Carmine Galante. He was part of the hit team that killed Galante. Indelicato is the son of deceased captain Sonny Red Indelicato …

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Top Gangsters of the 1940s

Organized crime was a massive presence in America during the 1940s. The Italian mafia reigned supreme but there were Irish and Jewish mobs who were very powerful. Most of the top mob bosses around the country were part of National …

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The Tale of Ryan O’Reilly

Ryan O’Reilly was the most cunning and capable of all the prisoners on HBO’s Oz. A rare Oz character that survives from beginning to end. O’Reilly was the leader of the Irish Bridges Street Gang on the outside. In Oz, …

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Biggest Mafia Rivalries

Al Capone vs. The Northside Gang The problems between Capone’s gang and the Northside Gang started long before Capone took over the Chicago Outfit for Johnny Torrio in 1925. Northside leader Dion O’Bannion was killed in 1924 by Torrio’s men. …

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Wiseguys on HBO’s Oz

Nino Schibetta It was never revealed what position Nino Schibetta held in the mafia, but he was the undisputed boss of the wiseguys in Oz. While the rest of the prisoners were eating shitty, cold sandwiches, Nino ate gourmet food …

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Biggest Mafia Stories of All Time

The mafia in America has been making headlines since the early 1900s.These are the biggest mafia related stories of the last century.  12. Carmine Galante Murder  No one who has seen the picture will ever forget the image of a …

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Frank DeCicco and the Hit on Big Paul Castellano

Frank DeCicco was one of the most respected Gambino Family members amongst his fellow gangsters. Known as a standup guy, he was tough as nails and took no disrespect. “Frankie Cheech” was a mentor to Sammy Gravano. When Gravano and …

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Confessions of the Underboss

Sammy “The Bull” Gravano has opened up the vault of mafia secrets. He seems to be holding little, if anything back. On his Our Thing podcast, he gives the details of murder after murder. Sammy also opens up about his …