Category: International

A Quarter Century Of Murder In The Magaddino Crime Family: Buffalo Mob Hit Timeline (1974-1999)

The Buffalo mafia was treacherous terrain in the late-20th Century, from the time surrounding the 1974 passing of crime family namesake Stefano (The Undertaker) Magaddino until the start of the New Millennium, the Italian mob in western New York averaged roughly one gangland murder per year, with the 1970s and 80s being particularly brutal on the streets of Buffalo. May 8,

Gangster Report Movie Review (Podcast Edition): The Infiltrator Explores Dangerous Undercover Work In 1980s War On Drugs

The Gangster Report’s Scott M.Burnstein  & Al Profit discuss the new Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) film The Infiltrator about a U.S. Customs Agent who went undercover into Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Drug Cartel in the 1980s in this new episode of their brand new podcast series the Remix Lounge (click here to listen).

On-The-Rise Montreal Mafioso ‘Poncho’ Cuntrera Brought Down In ‘Project Clemenza’ Finale

Reputed Montreal mafia leader Liborio (Poncho) Cuntrera was indicted this week on drug and racketeering charges. Wednesday’s indictment is the third and final prong of what Canadian law enforcement dubbed Project Clemenza and ensnared 15 people. Project Clemenza began as an investigation in the late 2000s. The 47-year old Cuntrera is the son of slain Montreal