Category: Regions

The Animal’s Kingdom: Govt. Has Springfield (MA) Mobster In Crosshairs, Crony Pinched For Extortion

The feds in Western Massachusetts are breathing down the neck of reputed Springfield mob crew boss Albert (The Animal) Calvanese. One of the Calvanese’s alleged lieutenants Anthony Scibelli was arrested by the FBI last month for collecting juice loan payments and assaulting a wired-up debtor in front of Calvanese’s headquarters, the Our Lady of Mt.
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Detroit Mob Figure Got Ron LeFlore Into MLB From Behind Prison Walls, Now That’s Power

August 18, 2019 — Retired Major League Baseball player Ron LeFlore credits his rags-to-riches journey from the inside of a prison cell all the way to pro sports stardom in just three years to a single deceased Detroit mobster. In an interview with the Metro Times, the 71-year old LeFlore, who is back in the
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Midwest Drug Chief “Ricky Rich” & His Indy “Mob Family” Crew Convicted At Second Trial

Indianapolis drug boss Richard (Ricky Rich) Grundy and several of his Mob Family crew lieutenants were found guilty of narcotics trafficking at a federal trial that required a change of venue from the Circle City to Evansville. The 30-year old Grundy and four co-defendants had their first trial end in a mistrial last month immediately
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Skinny Joey Was Gunning For Top Spot In Philly Mafia As Far Back As ‘87, Per FBI Records

Philadelphia mob boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino foreshadowed his brash and rules-flouting reign at the helm of the Bruno-Scarfo crime family with his bold antics in the years before he fought and won a shooting war for power in the organization. A batch of newly-acquired FBI documents, including a series of informant “302” reports shows
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