Category: Mob Hits

The Evil Dead: Murder Timeline For The Philadelphia Mob’s Scarfo Era (1981-1987)

The notoriously-lethal Nicodemo (Little Nicky) Scarfo, boss of the Philadelphia mafia in the 1980s, died of natural causes this past weekend, departing this earth with a legacy of unbridled bloodlust. In less than a five year span at the height of his reign, Scarfo ordered well over a dozen murders, sending the Philly Italian crime family into a
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The Weight Met His Fate Two Decades Ago, Outfit’s ‘Fat Herbie’ Felled In Failed Takeover Bid By L.A. & Buffalo Mobs

Gregarious and imposing Chicago mob associate Herbert (Fat Herbie) Blitzstein was killed 20 years ago this week in his Las Vegas home in a poorly-executed attempted takeover of his set of independent rackets hatched in tandem by the Los Angles and Buffalo mafia crime families. The loud-dressing, behemoth-sized Blitzstein, 62, was shot to death on January
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Philly Mafia Figure Plants Flag In Local Restaurant Scene, Shares Press Clipping With Social Media Followers

Reputed high-ranking Philadelphia mobster Phil Narducci is opening up a restaurant this year named after his dad, a once-powerful Goodfella in the City of Brotherly Love killed gangland-style back in 1982. According to an article posted this week on Philly.com, “Chick’s” will be putting out its shingle in 2017 in a sprawling, state-of-the-art designed space located
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Chicago ‘Mafia Cop’ Bill Hanhardt Succumbs To Age, Health Issues, Leaves Legacy With Questions Attached

Notorious former Windy City mob cop and famously-convicted felon William “Bill” Hanhardt, one of the most decorated and controversial Chicago policeman in the history of law enforcement in Illinois, died of heart disease last week in a suburban Highland Park hospital. Hanhardt was 88. He retired from the Chicago Police Department in 1986 having served as the
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