Category: Regions

Young, Rich & Ruthless: Breaking Down The Structure & Legacy Of Detroit’s YBI Gang

The Young Boys, Incorporated (YBI) drug organization redefined the dope game in Detroit in the late 1970s and early 1980’s, becoming street legends and underworld icons for its trendsetting business practices and flashy demeanor. Founded on the Motor City’s Westside, the group revolutionized the heroin trade in terms of distribution and marketing techniques and at
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“Harpo” Garabedian Calls Fellow Providence Mob Figure A Liar, Will Testify In Murder Trial To It

Although reputed New England mafia associate Charles (Harpo) Garabedian vigorously denies playing any role in the burial of slain mobbed-up nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro two and a half decades ago, he’s expected to testify at the trial trying to bring DiSarro’s murderers to justice. The United States Attorneys’ Office in Boston has given Garabedian, 83,
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FBI Wire: “Baby Shacks” Manocchio Promoted To Underboss Of New England Mafia In December 1991

New England mobster Luigi (Baby Shacks) Manocchio was officially bumped up to underboss of the Patriarca crime family in late 1991, according to an FBI recording played at a federal murder trial in Boston this week. The now-retired Manocchio, 90, was boss of the crime family from 1996 until he retired in 2009. A tape
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“Cadillac Frank” Kept Mouth Shut About DiSarro To Protect “Bobby The Cigar” In N.E. Mafia Saga

Oh, the irony. Per sources with intimate knowledge of the situation, former New England mob boss Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme didn’t admit to his role in the Stevie DiSarro murder during his multiple FBI debriefings because he was trying to protect his one-time gangland best friend Robert (Bobby the Cigar) DeLuca. In return, DeLuca did
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