Category: Detroit

ESSAY: Former Detroit Wiseguy Talks About The Mob, His Family, Stolen Cars And Chop Shops

Retired Detroit mafia associate Alan (Gunner) Lindbloom was recently released from a 13-year state prison term, has put his criminal ways behind him and is embarking on a writing career. Lindbloom is related to the infamous Tocco family through his mother and will put out his first piece of fiction with the March release of his first
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Reputed Detroit Mob Associate Accettola Nailed In Credit-Card Scam, Has To Give Fraud Victims $12 Mil In Separate Case

The legal troubles continue to mount for alleged Detroit mafia associate and accomplished con man Gino Accettola. Two months after agreeing to pay a cool $12,000,000 in restitution fees to victims in a Ponzi scheme surrounding bogus construction projects from a civil law suit filed in Macomb County, Michigan last year, the 49-year old Accettola now finds himself criminally
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Mid-2000s Motown Mob Takedown Had Mixed Results: Detroit Godfather Beat Racketeering Case, Capos Not So Lucky

The book was shut on the federal government’s last full-scale assault against the Detroit mafia ten years ago this spring, resulting in prison time for two reputed high-ranking members of the organization and the acquittal at trial of the case’s lead defendant, alleged Motown mob don Jack (Jackie the Kid) Giacalone. The feds indicted Giacalone
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ESSAY: Retired Detroit Goodfella ‘Gunner’ Lindbloom On The Mob & Poker Games

Former Detroit mafia associate Alan (Gunner) Lindbloom was recently released from a 13-year state prison term, has put his criminal ways behind him and is embarking on a writing career. Lindbloom is related to the infamous Tocco family through his mother and will put out his first piece of fiction with the March release of his
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