Category: New York

East Coast Drug Kingpin, Reputed Wu Tang Clan Street Contact, “Big Black” Christian Gets 50 Piece

New York City drug lord Harvey (Big Black) Christian was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison earlier this month for his role in leading a Staten Island crack cocaine empire run out of the Park Hill Projects in Clifton for upwards of 20 years. His younger brother, Anthony (Nitty) Christian, was smacked with a life sentence last
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‘Mungo’ Broughton, Muscle For Legendary NYC Dope Don ‘Supreme’ McGriff, Might Be Coming Home Soon

Following over a decade behind bars for taking part in a pair of contract murders, New York hit man Barry (Mungo) Broughton, a one-time enforcer for iconic east coast drug kingpin Kenny (Supreme) McGriff, was sentenced to time served by a federal court judge earlier this month. Mungo Broughton, 43, testified against McGriff at his
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The Alphabet War Timeline: Three Mob Crews Vied For Control Of Rochester (NY) Rackets in 70s & 80s

A power struggle in the Rochester, New York mafia raged for almost a decade, setting the city’s underworld ablaze in war for most of the late 1970s and early 1980s and pretty much spelling the end of organized crime in the city from that point forward. The fight for local gangland supremacy would go on to
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That’s What Friends Are For: Philly Mob Mover & Shaker Borgesi Makes More “Friends” Along East Coast

Since his release from a 14-year federal prison stint on a racketeering conviction in early 2014, Philadelphia mafia figure George (Georgie Boy) Borgesi has turned into the consummate mob politician. The 53-year old captain continues to extend his contact base beyond the South Philly underworld, recently taking meetings with one prominent Providence, Rhode Island mobster
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