Category: East Coast

Taste Of Freedom: Capo In Philly Mafia Sprung From Federal Prison

Philadelphia mob captain Anthony Staino was released early from prison this month after serving six years of an eight-year sentence courtesy of a federal racketeering conviction. Award-winning investigative reporter and Bruno-Scarfo crime family insider Dave Schrawieser broke the news of Staino’s return home to New Jersey on his social media accounts Tuesday. The 62-year old
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Mafia Hit List: The Top 5 NYC “Westies” Irish Mob Murders

Led by the violent and ambitious Jimmy Coonan, The Westies was New York’s Irish mob of the late 1970s and 1980s. Backed by the Italian Gambino crime family, the Westies turned Hell’s Kitchen upside down, flooding the streets with massive amounts of narcotics, murder and mayhem. While latter-era Irish crime lords from Hell’s Kitchen like
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Mafia Hit List: The Top 15 Connecticut Mob Murders Of All-Time

The state of Connecticut has always been open mob territory, “no man’s land,” meaning it doesn’t belong to one single crime family. Several different mafia syndicates from all along the East Coast have had a presence in the state for decades, including the Genovese (NY), the Colombos (NY), the Gambinos (NY), the DeCalvacantes (NJ) and
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The Hip-Hop Murders Hit List (1987-2019): Nipsey Hussle’s Slaying Continues Disturbing Trend

West coast rap star Ermias (Nipsey Hussle) Asghedom was killed over the weekend in a shooting outside his South Central L.A. men’s clothier shop, Marathon Clothing. Sadly, the Grammy-nominated Nipsey Hussle, allegedly gang affiliated with the Rollin 60 Crips, is just the most recent in a long line of murders tied to the billion-dollar hip-hop
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