Category: Mob Hits

Family Secrets Slaying May Have Been Connected To Heated Tensions Between Chicago Mob Boss ‘Solly D’& Old School ‘Black Joe’

According to informants for law enforcement in Illinois, the 1981 car-bombing murder of Chicago mob associate and fledgling trucking magnate Michael Cagnoni could have been linked to a fight for control of mafia affairs in the Windy City suburbs involving reputed current Outfit boss Salvatore (Solly D) DeLaurentis. Informants for multiple agencies have opined that
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The Cocaine Cowboys Hit List: Murder & Mayhem Commonplace During 1980s Miami Drug Boom

As cocaine exploded onto the scene in America in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Miami, Florida blossomed into the epicenter of the U.S. drug market. The rapidly expanding consumer base throughout the country birthed the so-called Cocaine Cowboy era of rampant narcotics trafficking and reckless violence with various sophisticated and trigger-happy criminal organizations jockeying for position in the newly-created underworld
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The St. Louis Syrian Mob War Timeline: Leisure Clan Took Shot At Brass Ring In Early-1980s Blood Feud

Festering animosities in St. Louis Syrian mafia boiled over in the early 1980s resulting in a bombing and shooting war that lasted almost two years and crushed the city’s Middle-Eastern mob contingent made up of Syrian and Lebanese gangsters which dated back decades. Crafting a formidable reputation for himself during Prohibition as a leader of the notorious
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Real-To-Reel: Slew Of Murders Tied To East Coast-West Coast Rap War, As Series Of Beefs Moved From Booth To Street

The new Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyes On Me will hit movie theatres this week and soon thereafter a film entitled LAbryrinth starring Johnny Depp about the slayings of hip-hop legends Shakur and friend-turned-rival Christopher (The Notorious B.I.G.) Wallace is set to follow in the coming months. The East Coast-West Coast Rap War was a very real
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