Category: Mob Hits

The Italian Job: New Motive For Unsolved Philly Mob Murder Emerges From Podcast Interview

June 4, 2020 – The Philadelphia mob’s leadership feared veteran button man Raymond (Long John) Martorano was loading up for war and importing “zip” shooters from Sicily when they decided to kill him, according to an interview with Long John’s son on the most-recent episode of the Philly Prime podcast. Long John Martorano, 75, was
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Living On The Wild Side: The Chicago Outfit’s “Wild Bunch” Murder Timeline (1971-1981)

The Chicago mob’s Wild Bunch, a sub-unit of the Outfit’s historic Cicero crew, ran roughshod over the Windy City underworld in the 1970s and early 1980s. Cicero capo Joe Ferriola put the crew together as a special personal enforcement team that would be assigned the crew’s toughest murder assignments. Ferriola’s nephew Harry (The Hook) Aleman
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Four Corner Hustlers Take Another Hit, Chicago Gang Member Can’t Get His Murder Conviction Reversed

June 1, 2020 – The Illinois State Supreme Court has declined to overturn a 2010 Lake County jury verdict of first-degree murder against Four Corner Hustlers gang member Donnell (D-Light) Green on the grounds of conflict of interest related to his defense. Green’s attorney, Robert Ritacca, had once served as legal counsel to Green’s intended
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“El Chino Antrax” Found Slain In Mexico, Cartel Hit Man Lived By Sword, Died By It

May 17, 2020 — Feared Sinaloa Cartel assassin Jose Rodrigo (El Chino Antrax) Gamboa was killed Friday in Mexico along with his sister and brother-in-law after being reported missing by his parole officer in the United States late last week. The 39-year old Gamboa served six years in a federal correctional facility in California before
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