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Jewish Gangsters | Dutch Schultz, Herbie Sperling, The Purple Gang

Through hard work, intelligence, and talent, Jewish Americans pulled themselves out of the worst slums in America and up to the top of the American economy in professions ranging from the Law to Entertainment to Medicine and Science. Jews have also been some of America’s most powerful, deadly, and interesting Gangsters. Dutch Schultz Born Arthur
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Donald Goines Documentary

Donald Goines the Real Story Donald Goines is your favorite rappers favorite writer. A pimp and a stickup man, addicted to heroin most of his short life, Goines’s books, with titles like “Whoreson” “Dopefiend” and “Black Gangster”, have sold over 6 million copies. Written in a frenzy between 1970 and ‘74, Goines’ novels are a
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Chino Antrax Gamboa – Sinaloa Cartel chief loves Instagram

“Chino Antrax” , leader of the Sinaloa cartel whose boasting on social media may have led to his arrest pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import tons of cocaine and marijuana on Wednesday in federal court in San Diego. Jose Rodrigo Arechiga-Gamboa, 34, known as “Chino Antrax,” was arrested in Amsterdam in December 2013 and extradited
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Hells Angels Innocence Lost

The Hell’s Angels formed in San Francisco/Oakland, California a few years after the end of WW2. Not long after, photographers begin documenting this new and exciting force on the American social landscape. Life magazine did a spread on the group in the 50’s, and celebrity journalist Hunter S. Thompson made his name by “embedding” himself with
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Joey Gallo Photo Gallery

Joseph Gallo (April 7, 1929 – April 7, 1972), also known as “Crazy Joe” and “Joe the Blond“, was a celebrated New York City gangster for the Profaci crime family, later known as the Colombo crime family. Gallo initiated one of the bloodiest mob conflicts since the 1931 Castellammarese War and was murdered as a
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Crazy Joey Gallo Documentary

Joe Gallo was born and raised in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York. His parents were Umberto and Mary Gallo. A bootlegger during Prohibition, Umberto did nothing to discourage his three sons from becoming criminals. In 1949, after viewing the film Kiss of Death, Joe Gallo began mimickingRichard Widmark’s gangster character “Tommy Udo”
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Killing Jimmy Hoffa

“Killing Jimmy Hoffa” -presented by www.GangsterReport.com Al Profit & Scott Burnstein, from Gangster Report, have just released the “Killing Jimmy Hoffa” documentary, in honor of the 40th anniversary of his infamous kidnapping and presumed murder.  Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance and probable murder is one of the great crimes of the century. Despite a massive Federal investigation spanning
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Bruce “Hal Heffner” Porteous

METRO VANCOUVER – The tinted window of the classic white car rolls down to reveal the stony face of Hells Angel Hal Bruce Porteous. He beckons to an awestruck teen who leaves his bike behind and gets into the car. This is the opening scene of a rap music video starring Porteous, a Vancouver member
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How We Caught Al Capone

“The Big Fellow Was Collecting Millions, Turning Out 50 Corpses a Year. Chicagoans Had Only One Hope” By Frank J. Wilson As told to Howard Whitman I WAS STUCK. bogged down. Two ftruitless, frustrating years had dragged by since I’d come to Chi.cago. All I had to show for it was an aching bead. When my
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“So They Killed My Brother”

Salvatore Anastasio (1967) The lifeless body of Albert Anastasia is removed from the Sheraton Hotel.At ten and a quarter of the October 25, 1957 my brother Albert was killed. He had long hair and was gone in the “barber” at the Sheraton Hotel, on Fifty-fifth Street in New York. < < Pierino, make me something
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Albert Anastasia Murdered at the Park Sheraton

Death called the executioner yesterday. Umberto (called Albert) Anastasia, master lolly for –Murder, Inc., a homicidal gangster troop that plagued the city frbm 1931 to 1940, was murdered by two g-urlmen. They approached him from behind at 10:20 A. M. as he sat for a hair. cut in the Park Sheraton Hotel barber shop at
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Albert Anastasia | Murder Inc

Albert Anastasia (pronounced ah-nah-STAH-zee-ah) (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in United States history. A founder of the American Mafia, Anastasia ran Murder, Inc. during the prewar era and was boss of the modern Gambino crime family during most of
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Anastasia and Frankie Carbo

Police Narrow 150 Leads in Slaying to One–Name of Frankie Carbo Comes Up Police officials Investigating the slaying of Albert Anastasia yesterday appeared to he look-ing up one street rather than 150 blind alleys. Detectives said the case had taken “a definite turn in one di-‘ rection.” They would not say what. the direction was.
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Anastasia Funeral

Albert Anastasia • was I buried in the morning cold yesterday at Green-Wood Cemetery in South Brooklyn, with members of his family and a few friends at the graveside. Simple pray-ers were said by a funeral chap-el director. He fared better than many o the sixty-three men he • had reportedly •killed. or, whose deaths
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Anastasia Deportation Proceedings

Coppola Held Uncooperative in Questioning—Police Pay Call on Costello Anthony Coppola, confidante and occasional chauffeur for Al-bert Anastasia, New York gang-ster who was killed by two gun-men on Friday, was jailed for vagrancy early this ..mcrning. Coppola, cleacribed.–by. soul. ,as Ana,stasia’s bodykuvd ,and by Chief of Detectives Jam6 B. Leggett as • his “messezikeib, boy,”
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Albert Anastasia Life Story

Albert Anastasia, who was slain in a barber’s chair yester-day, barely escaped death in the electric chair in 1921. In the thirty-six years be-tween, he blasted his way to wealth, power and pre-eminence among hoodlums in the United States. Albert was the oldest of four Anastasia brothers identified with extortion, usury, pilfering, wildcat strikes, assault
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Podcast | Gangster Report Holiday Edition

1 Annual Philly LCN Xmas party – a South Philly mob holiday tradition dating back decades, media used to be invited to some parts of it, by Skinny Joey Merlino, current acting boss Handsome Stevie Mazzone was violated for attending in 2009-2010, other mob families have them too, less formal, organized 2 Detroit XMass party in ’78,
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The Mafia Comes to Asia, Santo Trafficante Visited Saigon in ’68

From the Book “The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia” by Alfred W. McCoy, published in 1972. The flourishing heroin traffic among Vietnam-based GIs was undoubtedly the most important new market for Indochina’s drug traffickers, but it was not the only one. As we have already seen, increasingly insurmountable problems in the Mediterranean Basin had
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Sylvester Seal Murray and Young Boys Inc | Detroit Drug Organization

Federal Report on Sylvester “Seal” Murray, largest Black heroin supplier in Michigan, and likely one of the largest in the Midwest.   Chairman and members of the sub-committee: I am pleased to appear before the sub-committee to discuss the recent investigation and prosecution of e large-scale narcotics distribution organization in connection with the case of
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Flukey Stokes | King of South Side Chicago

The Life and Times of Flukey Stokes 1986, a cold and rainy November night on the South side of Chicago. After taking in “Something Wild”  at the movies, drug kingpin Willie Stokes and his girlfriend stop at 79th Street and Calumet to grab some popcorn from an all night convenience store. “He shops here quite
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New York Heroin War | The Mob Moves back in

This article appeared originally as “Anatomy of the Drug War” By Nicholas Pileggi in the New York Magazine in 1973 “. . .The mob’s decision to re-enter the narcotics business after a ten-year ban is expected to escalate further what is already open warfare among New York City’s independent junk dealers …” After a series of secret meetings
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Detroit Mob Confidential

Detroit Mob Confidential explores the history of Detroit’s La Cosa Nostra Family, which, in many ways, is the most successful crime family in the United States. Detroit’s family has had only 2 Dons, the current boss has served for 30 years and is the longest serving mob Don in America. The documentary consists of interviews
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Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno

Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno was the epitome of a perfect Mobster.  He spent his entire life hustling and controlling the streets of East Harlem.  His name arose in numerous investigations, but he avoided any major convictions until he was 75 years old, sticking to the code of avoiding drug sales he dodged the heroin bullet
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The Real Donnie Brasco -Joe Pistone

“I had no idea that Joe was working for the FBI. We used to play basketball two or three times a week and then one day he just disappeared without a trace. About six or seven years later, all the New York papers had a front page story about this FBI agent who went undercover
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Ike Atkinson | R.I.P. to the REAL American Gangster Podcast with Ron Chepesiuk

Leslie “Ike” Atkinson died last week. Under the cover of the Vietnam War and through the use of the U.S. military infrastructure, Atkinson masterminded an enterprising group of family members and former African American GIs that the DEA identified as one of history’s ten top drug trafficking rings. Ike’s organization moved heroin from Thailand to
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John Gotti, Junior interviewed by 60 minutes

John Jr grew up in the upper-middle class section of Howard Beach, Queens with his 2 brothers an sister Victoria (of “Growing up Gotti”) fame. After attending Military Boarding school, he apparently decided against a life in the straight world. Junior was officially Made into the Gambinos in 1988 and became a Capo in 1990, likely
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Hollywood and the Mob -Gangster Report episode #3

Topics for “Hollywood and the Mob” Robert Evans and the “Cotton Club Murders” read more Joe Kennedy, MCA, and Pantages theater rape scandal Teamsters & Mafia corruption in Hollywood. Frank Nitti Real Mobsters in “The Godfather” Real Mobsters in “The Sopranos” James Caan and the Chicago Mob Outfit during the making of “Thief”
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Detroit Mafia Past and Present -Gangster Report episode #2

Talking points for this episode Detroit Mafia Family History Bill Tocco & Joe Zerilli founding fathers. Grosse Pointe Appalachia Mafia Conference The Giacalone Brothers Black Gangsters – Frank Nitti Usher triple beheading Syrian Gangster Freddie “the Saint” Salem and Jewish Gambling czar Allen “Hesh” Hilf GameTax Bust Tony Zerilli & Jimmy Hoffa Detroit Boss Jack
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Joe Colombo killed by Joey Gallo

The Godfather Who Talked too Much Joseph Colombo’s father Anthony was an early member of the Profaci crime family, forerunner of the family that would eventually bear his name. In 1938, Anthony Colombo was found strangled to death  in a car with his mistress.  Young Colombo,  dropped out to of high school to join the U.S. Coast
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Sylvester Seal Murray YBI | Detroit’s Young Boys Heroin Case

Sylvester “Seal” Murray UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, v. SYLVESTER SEAL MURRAY ANDRE DIGGS, MICHAEL JENKINS, AND DELOS FULWYLIE, DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS. NO. 83-1441, 83-1537, 83-1594, 83-1617, 83-1618 United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. 4/19/85 Unpublished Disposition NOTICE: Sixth Circuit Rule 24(c) states that citation of unpublished dispositions is disfavored except for establishing res judicata, estoppel,
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