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Steven Seagal's Trip to Court Against the Gambino Crime Family

Judge Frederic Block | Posted 06.16.2013 | Crime
Judge Frederic Block

As Seagal recounted his real life adventure, he seemed to regain his composure and warm to the audience. He began making dramatic faces -- complete with his famous furrowed brow -- in response to questions.

FBI Make Big Mob Bust

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Federal authorities have charged 32 people, including a dozen alleged mobsters and associates, with using threats of violence and shakedow...

Shady Business

Salon | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

On Monday, the New York Times and Post reported that the ex-business partner of New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm has close ties to the imprisone...

'I Married A Mobster': Dawn Discovered Husband's Affair After A Dream

Posted 10.12.2012 | TV

Dawn Trentacosta found out the truth about her husband, Anthony, thanks to a dream. Her story unfolded on "I Married a Mobster." Anthony was a part of...

'I Married A Mobster': From Cover Girl To Mob Driver

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

Georgia Durante's unexpected life journey was chronicles on the latest installment of "I Married a Mobster." She was a successful model, known as the ...

Sal Polisi's Journey: From Racketeer to Raconteur

Ellen Sterling | Posted 09.18.2012 | Books
Ellen Sterling

Talk to Sal Polisi today and, as I did, you may find it difficult to reconcile this man with the person he describes in his autobiography, The Sinatra Club.

Doormen At Manhattan Luxury Buildings Involved In Cocaine Smuggling Racket

Posted 02.03.2012 | New York

The Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating a cocaine smuggling racket that involves doormen employed at upscale residential buildings in Man...

Turncoat: Gambino Capo Plotted to Whack Junior Gotti

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

In a compelling account of his 14 years as a wannabe wiseguy, a reformed Brooklyn gangster claims that as a teenager he was recruited by a powerful Gambino capo who once plotted to whack Junior Gotti.

Capo's Drive-By Sighting Outs Cohort as FBI Informant

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Memo to FBI agents: It's not a good idea to meet your informants out on the street, right near the Bureau's office.

Scammer Scared Straight; Turns on Mob Cellmates

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

A federal judge's threat to throw the book against a sweet-talking 44-year-old con man with a laundry list of prior convictions has had the desired effect -- at least from the government's point of view.

They Pardon Turkeys Don't They?

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

The turkey President Obama granted a ceremonial pardon to last year was named Courage. I hope this year Obama and Schwarzenegger have the courage to give Dan Hanks a break. He's long overdue for one.

Junior Gotti Defense Witness Stabbed to Death in Prison

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

A tough, imprisoned-for-life Queens gangster who was a defense witness for John (Junior) Gotti last fall was savagely killed by a fellow inmate at a federal prison in Pennsylvania last week.

Top Gambino Wiseguy, Crew, Hit With Undignifed Sexploitation Raps

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Daniel Marino is now the centerpiece of a massive racketeering indictment that includes mobsters and other associates who are charged with such low-life crimes as pimping for teenaged hookers.

14 Alleged Gambino Crime Family Members Accused Of Murder, Sex Trafficking

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- Authorities have charged 14 reputed members and associates of the Gambino crime family on counts ranging from sex traf...

Tim Donaghy Threatens Book Publisher With Mob Muscle?

Philadelphia Daily News | William Bender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The behind-the-scenes squabble between the ex-referee and his book publisher spilled out into the public yesterday when Florida-based VTi-Media announ...

Feds Went Down Low to Make Mob Sex-Trafficking Case

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

The details on the big Gambino sex-trafficking bust last month are starting to come in, and -- no real surprise here -- the picture emerging is not nearly as neat and tidy as the 'Feds to the Rescue' scenario.

Feds Stack the Deck Against a Junior Gambino Hoodlum

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

As they did against Gotti, prosecutors have added new charges to a racketeering case involving murder and the mob to better their chances of convicting a long-targeted defendant.

Gotti MISTRIAL: Junior Gotti Trial Jury Fails To Reach Verdict

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the racketeering trial of John "Junior" Gotti after a jury failed to reach a verdict against t...

Gotti IV Mistrial the Top Mob Story of 2009

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

The number one Mafia story of the year was the Gotti IV mistrial -- the fourth in five years for mob prince Junior Gotti, the late John Gotti's handpicked successor as boss of the Gambinos.

Gotti Blows Up At Witness, Calls Him "Punk" In Middle Of Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — John "Junior" Gotti's anger toward a former close friend who now blames him for a trail of organized crime violence exploded Thursday at ...

Witness: Gotti Shot, Stabbed People Who Made Fun Of Him

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As his sister Victoria Gotti began a book tour like a celebrity author, John "Junior" Gotti sat in court, portrayed as a merciless ki...

NY Feds Tickled Pink About Eddie Boyle's Brooklyn Case

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Over the years, as they've prosecuted mob associate Edmund (Eddie) Boyle in federal courts on both sides of the East River, the feds have changed the name of his crew several times.

Junior Gotti Finds New Calling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Now that the government has given up trying to put him in prison, John "Junior" Gotti says he may leave New York and try his hand at writ...

30 Years Later, Waterfront Racketeer Todo Anastasio Is Still At It

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Words currently being spoken about Todo Anastasio in Brooklyn Federal Court can be quite costly for him. If convicted at an ongoing racketeering trial, Anastasio, now 80, faces up to 20 years behind bars.

Victoria Gotti Admits John Gotti Was a Killer

people.com | Michael Y. Park | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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