Category: Drug Gangs

Upcoming TV Series To Tackle “Bumpy” Johnson’s Golden Years As New York’s Black Godfather

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will play legendary African-American crime lord Ellsworth (Bumpy) Johnson in an upcoming cable television series chronicling Johnson’s final years reigning over New York’s black underworld in the 1960s called The Godfather of Harlem. Part of the storyline will involve Johnson getting into a feud with the Genovese crime family of New
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“Maserati Rick” Met Brutal End To His Reign As Detroit Drug Boss, Bold Underworld Assassination Occurred 30 Yrs. Ago

Dapper Detroit drug don Richard (Maserati Rick) Carter was killed in maybe the most brazen gangland slaying in Motown’s storied underworld history 30 years ago this week. The suave, handsome and notoriously well-connected crime lord is best remembered for being buried in a $25,000 custom-made gold-plated Mercedes-Benz coffin. The 29-year old Carter was shot to
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The White Boy Rick Movie Scorecard: Dissecting The New True-Crime Thriller’s Cast of Characters

The movie White Boy Rick hits theatres this week and Gangster Report is the place to get the skinny on what’s real and what’s fictionalized for the big screen. Starring newcomer Richie Merritt and Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey, the film tells the incredible true story of Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, Jr., the longest-serving non-violent juvenile
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The Q Rating: Running Down The Roster Of Detroit’s Lewis Drug Gang, Top Dogs In 2000s Weed Trade

The Quasand (Q-Dawg) Lewis drug organization was a true force to be reckoned with in the Metro Detroit underworld of the early 2000s. Lewis, 48, was the Motor City’s most prominent marijuana kingpin at the dawning of the New Millennium, making tens of millions of dollars slinging his leafy product from the dark alleys of the inner city to the rolling hills
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