All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mob’

Lufthansa Heist: 5 Mobsters Arrested For Crime

Today a man alleged to have been involved in the 1978 Lufthansa heist at John F. Kennedy airport, New York,  is among 5 men taken into custody by the authorities for the crime. Federal agents have carried out a series of raids in the NY metro area to apprehend the suspects. A 78-year-old Vincent Asaro of Howard Beach is one of the …

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John “Junior” Gotti Gets Stabbed In Fight

Nassau County police and prosecutors are investigating the alleged stabbing of John Gotti Jr, but the Washington Post reports that Gotti is not cooperating with the police.  The authorities say that Gotti has refused to divulge information to the police regarding what happened on Sunday night when he was stabbed in the parking lot of CVS store in Syosset. All …

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Hoffa Remains Sought by FBI in Michigan

The final resting place of teamster official Jimmy Hoffa has remained a mystery for nearly 40 years. Various theories and speculative musings have kept the mystery alive all this time. Not a year goes by that someone doesn’t claim to know where the mob-connected union leader is buried (or interred, or mixed into cement, ect…). This week, the FBI has …

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Whitey Bulger Trial Begins, Juror Falls Asleep

Whitey Bulger, the infamous Boston gangster whose life has inspired several books and films–including “The Departed”–began his trial today on racketeering and murder charges. The story of how he rose to power over the Winter Hill Gang, allegedly killed 19 people, and somehow got the FBI in his pocket is sensational to say the least, but at least one juror …

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Frank Calabrese Dies, Infamous Mob Hitman Was 75

Frank Calabrese Sr., a name that should be familiar to anybody who has lived in Chicago, died on Christmas day at the Butner Federal Medical Center. The mob hitman was 75. Calabrese Sr. was a well-known hitman for the mob in Chicago who was responsible for numerous murders throughout the city. He was also responsible for a number of loansharking …

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