Category: Midwest

FBI Records Raise Veil On Chicago Mob Figure ‘Pudgy’ Matassa As Outfit Labor Union Expert Feels Heat Again In Fraud Probe

The Gangster Report has obtained an FBI document and attached Chicago Crime Commission memo from 1999 pertaining to the underworld affairs of Chicago mobster John (Pudgy) Matassa, Jr., which cites several confidential informants and sheds light on Matassa’s activities and history in the Outfit. The CCC memo, dispatched to federal and state law enforcement agencies
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Windy City Labor Racketeer Back Up To Old Tricks Says Feds, Chicago Mobster ‘Pudgy’ Matassa Faces Fraud Charges

Chicago mafia power John (Pudgy) Matassa, Jr. is in hot water with the feds. The 65-year old Outfit advisor who has deep ties in the crime family’s Westside, Southside, Elmwood Park and Cicero crews was indicted on eight counts of fraud earlier this week, with four counts arising from alleged labor-union racketeering out of Local 711
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Breaking Historical News: Detroit Mobster Mike Rubino Got Button For Bumping Off Chet LaMare To Close Crosstown Mob War

As just a teenager, deceased Detroit mob captain Matthew (Mike the Enforcer) Rubino pulled the trigger in one of the Motor City’s most infamous gangland assassinations and as reward for a job well done was inducted into the mafia by legendary Midwest dons Joseph (Joe Uno) Zerilli and William (Black Bill) Tocco the very next
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Highwaymen MC Flashback: Fearsome Detroit Biker Gang Bit Dust Three Decades Ago, Quickly Resurfaced

The Highwaymen Motorcycle Club in Detroit, the state of Michigan’s biggest and only traditional homegrown biker gang, took a major hit 30 years ago with a 1987 federal racketeering and drug indictment which took down close to two dozen club members and administrators. It was the first significant dent made by law enforcement in the
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