Category: Mafia Insider

The Scarfo-Riccobene War Timeline: Philly Mob Blood Feud Brewed In Early Years Of Little Nicky’s Reign

After taking power in 1981, bloodthirsty Philadelphia mafia boss Nicodemo (Little Nicky) Scarfo went to war with the rogue Riccobene crew, led by pint-sized Philly mob figure Harry (The Hunchback) Riccobene, a veteran of the city’s rackets dating back to his teen years during Prohibition. Riccobene refused to recognize or pay tribute to Scarfo and
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Another Three Bite The Dust: More Mob Murders In Canada Add To Ever-Growing Hit Parade

For the past decade, a mob war in Montreal has engulfed the Canadian underworld. The rampant violence is continuing into 2019, as there have been a trio of gangland related slayings in recent weeks tied to the conflict. In Quebec, Montreal mob figure and construction mogul Tony Magi along with drug boss Ray Khano were
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The Domino Effect: Last Bobby I Bust In Pittsburgh Started From The Bottom Up

A low-level gambler from Uniontown, Pennsylvania gave up Pittsburgh mobster Robert (Bobby I) Iannelli and his multi-million dollar bookmaking and numbers business to the state police 30 years ago, resulting in the legendary Iannelli’s last criminal conviction. The next one could be coming soon. The esteemed 88-year old Steel Town gambling chief, for decades the
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Studio 54 & The Mafia: Club Owner’s Dad Was Major Player In Brooklyn Mob Rackets

The FBI investigated world-famous Studio 54 for mob ties due to the historic nightclub’s founder Ian Schrager having a father who was a powerful New York mob figure. Louis (Max the Jew) Schrager was a gambling boss in Brooklyn linked to legendary Jewish wiseguy Meyer Lansky. Studio 54 was the epicenter of New York City
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