Category: West Coast

The Casino Movie Murder Timeline: Tony The Ant’s Las Vegas Mob Hit List

November 4, 2020 – This month marks the 25th anniversary of the classic Martin Scorsese gangster flick Casino, telling the story of the Chicago mafia’s days ruling over the Las Vegas hotel and gaming industry. Casino was released on November 22, 1995 and although not as well received as Scorsese’s mob movie opus Goodfellas, still
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Indian Giving Eschewed By Federal Judge, Old-School Chicago Mafia Soldier Has Bid For Freedom Rejected

October 7, 2020 – No luck for the Indian. U.S. District Court Judge James Zagel denied Chicago mobster Paulie (The Indian) Schiro his request for an early release from his federal racketeering sentence under the First Step Act this week. Schiro, 83, has battled lung cancer and only has one lung. According to his motion
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Spilotro Crew Lieutenant, Frank Cullotta, Cashes In Chips, Chi-LV Mafia Figure Dead At 81

August 20, 2020 – One of the last Las Vegas mob cowboys of the city’s “mafia era” died this week, as former Chicago Outfit figure Frank Cullotta passed away from natural causes early Thursday morning in Nevada. Actor Frank Vincent (Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Sopranos) portrayed Cullotta in the classic 1995 film Casino. The 81-year
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BMF’s Head Of Security P.J. Buford Won’t Be Coming Home Early, Judge 86s Plea For Compassionate Release

July 26, 2020 – A federal judge in Detroit rejected Black Mafia Family soldier Paul (P.J.) Buford’s compassionate release motion last week, undeterred by the fact that the 50-year old former head of security for both BMF and the then-fledgling  rap label, Bad Boy Records, battled the Coronavirus and won. U.S. District Court Judge David
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