Category: East Coast

Leader Of The Connecticut Latin Kings Pleads Guilty, Shot Callers Keep Falling In Operation Throne Down

September 23, 2020 – The bosses continue to cop pleas in Operation Throne Down, the bust that led to the arrest of 62 Latin Kings members and associates on federal racketeering, drugs and attempted murder charges all up and down the east coast last December. Connecticut Latin Kings boss Hector (King Demon) Vega is the
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The Legend Of Bobby I Lives On: Gambling Chief In Pittsburgh Pulls Parole In Bookmaking, Numbers Case

September 19, 2020 – Revered Pittsburgh bookie Robert (Bobby I) Ianelli, one of the last remaining links to the old Steel Town mafia that ruled the region for decades, pleaded guilty to sports gambling and policy lottery charges in state court this week in exchange for probation. Ianelli and his son, Rusty, ran their sports
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The Kings’ Ransom: Latin Kings Bosses Plead Guilty In Boston Feds’ Operation Throne Down

September 16, 2020 – The Operation Throne Down racketeering and narcotics bust out of New England is less than a year old and it has already yielded a dozen guilty pleas, many of them of high-ranking Latin Kings, in federal court in Boston. Dropping in December 2019, Operation Throne Down dismantled the leadership of the
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The Goodfellas Hit List: Lufthansa Heist Murders Remembered On Historic Movie’s 30-Yr. Anniversary

The film Goodfellas was released 30 years ago this month and went on to become the gold standard for all mob movies of the future. Director Martin Scorsese’s 1990 classic told the story of New York mafia associate Henry Hill of the Lucchese crime family and his Robert’s Lounge crew run by James (Jimmy the
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