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Even The Mob Avoids The Albanians
1 year ago

Even The Mob Avoids The Albanians

By  • Mobsters

When the topic of discussion is organized crime, Albania seldom comes to mind. But that country’s mafia is notorious for its complexity and the diversity of its criminal enterprises. Its …
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Inventor of the One Way Ride
1 year ago

Inventor of the One Way Ride

Prohibition and America’s ‘Crime Wave’ of the early 1930’s produced many ruthless, violent gangsters who thought nothing of inflicting violence, brutality and sudden death. Bombings, shootings, armed robberies, kidnappings and …
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Kid Twist And The Shapiros
1 year ago

Kid Twist And The Shapiros

By  • Mobsters

By the late 1930s, Abe Reles had solidified his reputation as a brutally efficient hit man for Murder, Inc.

Calling himself “Kid Twist”, he preferred wielding an ice pick as …
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The Fall of the Celtic Warrior
2 years ago

The Fall of the Celtic Warrior

Though he may have been assassinated in the late 1970s, Danny Greene remains a local Cleveland legend. “The Celtic Warrior” as he was known, rose to power by single handedly …
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Honoring Iqbal
2 years ago

Honoring Iqbal

There are murders that are not committed just for pleasure, money, or out of bad luck. There are some murders that have higher, more important goals and Iqbal Masih’s assassination …
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Verne Miller
2 years ago

Verne Miller

Decorated war hero, Sheriff, armed robber, hitman and gun-for-hire. Quite an impressive resume, all things considered. Verne Miller was all of these things during his brief, turbulent and violent life …
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Andrés Escobar 0 – 1 Death
2 years ago

Andrés Escobar 0 – 1 Death

It was that time of the year when soccer lovers had their eyes wide open in front of a television watching the 1994 World Cup in the U.S. Also, it …
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Francis ‘Two Gun’ Crowley
2 years ago

Francis ‘Two Gun’ Crowley

He was no relation to famed Satanist Aleister Crowley, but young Francis had more than a touch of the Devil in him just the same. Born in New York City …
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Mad Dog
2 years ago

Mad Dog

Vincent ‘Mad Dog’ Coll was the archetypal wild, reckless, violent young gangster of the Prohibition era. Even while the likes of Baby Face Nelson, John Dillinger and Al Capone, Coll …
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The Real Untouchables?
2 years ago

The Real Untouchables?

We all know the story of Prohibition-era Chicago, of how Al ‘Scarface’ Capone was brought down by a few good men in the form of Eliot Ness and his squad …
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