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1931

1931 The Year of the New American Underworld By Christian Cipollini A short lived, yet bloody war (dubbed the Castellammarese War)...

Bonanno Crime Family

Among the infamous five New York crime families, the Bonanno organization stands alone in this distinction - it’s the only one retaining ..

Anthony Casso 1942-2020

The previous underboss of the Lucchese family, Anthony “Gaspipe” Casso, died today on December 15th, 2020, at the age of 78. Casso was a...

Carlo Gambino

Born: August 24, 1902, Palermo, Sicily - Died: October 15, 1976, Long Island, New York Nicknames: Don Carlo, The Godfather Associates:...

Mikey Cohen

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen Born: September 4, 1913, Brooklyn Died: July 29, 1976, Los Angeles Nicknames: Mickey Associates: The Chicago...

Meyer Lansky

Born: July 4, 1902, Grodno, Belarus (then the Russian Empire)- Died: January 15, 1983, Miami Nicknames: The Mob’s Accountant, Secretary...

Sam Giancana

Born: May 24 or June 15th, 1908, Chicago, Illinois. Died: June 19th, 1975, Oak Park, Illinois. Birthname: Gilormo Giangana Nicknames:...

Arnold Rothstein

"Nicknamed "the Brain", was an American racketeer, businessman and gambler who became a kingpin of the Jewish mobin New York City....

Best Wise Guy Quotes

Here is a list of some of my favorite movie quotes and quotes from real people who have shaped crime-entertainment in the past 50 years....

Benjamin Siegel

Born: February 28, 1906, Brooklyn, New York - Died: June 20, 1947, Beverly Hills, California Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel rose from the rough...

Charles "Lucky" Luciano.

Born: November 24, 1897, Sicily, Italy - Died: January 26, 1962, Naples, Italy Nicknames: Lucky, Charlie Lucky Associates: Arnold...

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