Category: West Coast

The Weight Met His Fate Two Decades Ago, Outfit’s ‘Fat Herbie’ Felled In Failed Takeover Bid By L.A. & Buffalo Mobs

Gregarious and imposing Chicago mob associate Herbert (Fat Herbie) Blitzstein was killed 20 years ago this week in his Las Vegas home in a poorly-executed attempted takeover of his set of independent rackets hatched in tandem by the Los Angles and Buffalo mafia crime families. The loud-dressing, behemoth-sized Blitzstein, 62, was shot to death on January
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Last Month’s Murder Of BMF Lieutenant ‘Slick’ McFarlin Not Tied To BMF Affairs, Sources Claim

According to exclusive Gangster Report sources, former Black Mafia Family leaders are denouncing the recent slaying of Detroit BMF member Ricky (Slick) McFarlin, saying the murder had nothing to do with BMF business. McFarlin, 36, was killed execution style, found shot to death inside a Westside Detroit home back on December 20, 2016. He had
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A Bay Area Street Legend Returns: Obama Pardon Sends One-Time Oakland Drug Lord ‘Little D’ Reed Home In Time For New Years

Noted former Oakland, California drug kingpin Darryl (Little D) Reed was released from a federal prison in Oregon this week after 26 years of incarceration via a presidential pardon from Barak Obama, one of more than 600 prisoners convicted of non-violent narcotics offenses already freed by the outgoing, two-term U.S. President in the past year. The
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Just Ten Weeks Out Of Prison, BMF Member ‘Slick’ McFarlin Murdered In West Detroit With Ex-NFL’er

Black Mafia Family Detroit lieutenant Ricky (Slick) McFarlin was murdered execution style last week at a Westside residence in the Motor City, alongside former NFL player Robert Eddins, less than three months following his release from federal prison. McFarlin, 36, and Eddins, 28, were found shot to death, face down on the floor with multiple entry wounds
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