Category: New York

Who Is Sean Richard & Why Does The Mob Want Him Dead: N.J. Don’s Son-In-Law Vs. The Lucchese Family

Sean Richard lived a rags to riches gangland tale in his younger days before it crashed and burned two decades ago. To salvage himself from the wreckage, he turned on his New Jersey mob boss father-in-law and a group of powerful mafia figures in New York and disappeared into the Witness Protection Program. Out of sight, maybe, but he
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Through The Looking Glass: N.J. Mob Boss’ One-Time Son-In-Law Had Murder Contract On Head In WitSec

They say revenge is a dish best served cold. Joe Glasses waited 16 years to seek his. New York mobster Joseph (Joe Glasses) Datello copped a plea this week in federal court to an attempted murder charge related to a 2017 racketeering indictment aimed at dismantling the Lucchese crime family and fingering Datello (pictured above) in
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Upcoming TV Series To Tackle “Bumpy” Johnson’s Golden Years As New York’s Black Godfather

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will play legendary African-American crime lord Ellsworth (Bumpy) Johnson in an upcoming cable television series chronicling Johnson’s final years reigning over New York’s black underworld in the 1960s called The Godfather of Harlem. Part of the storyline will involve Johnson getting into a feud with the Genovese crime family of New
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Legendary Jewish Mobster Herbie Sperling Dead In Prison At 79, Leaves Legacy Of Heroin & Hedonism

Having spent the last 45 years of his life behind bars, New York mob associate and heroin kingpin Herbie Sperling, one of the most powerful and prolific Jewish gangland figures in American history, recently died of natural causes in a federal prison hospital in Massachusetts. He was 79. Even today five decades following his reign, Sperling’s reputation is still formidable in certain east coast
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