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Why Are We Letting Crooks And Fraudsters Use American Companies To Rip Off Americans?

Charmian Gooch | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Charmian Gooch

We don't need anonymous companies. They are the getaway cars for all sorts of criminals and fraudsters who are hurting U.S. interests -- it's time to take away the keys.

Mob Boss' Son Spent Fraud Money On Weapons, Homes, Yacht, Plane

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 09.22.2014 | Crime

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former Philadelphia mob boss and another reputed mob associate were convicted Thursday of federal fraud charges for...

Jersey Boys

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Four guys stand under a street lamp, singing their hearts out. That's the iconic vision of Doo-wop/pop groups like The Four Seasons. The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys puts a name and face to that image.

Two Mobsters Settle a Debt

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Two mobsters indulge their lifelong vendetta against one another with a high stakes game of-- You'll see....

The Many Faces of Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Meyer Lansky II

Every actor portraying Grandpa has proven exceptional in capturing a feature or essence, but I have my favorites, and I hope one day to see Grandpa portrayed in live theater.

Mobster Charged In Infamous 'Goodfellas' Heist

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 30 years after the crime, a reputed mobster was indicted Thursday in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport tha...

How A Stray Dog Changed A Gangster's Life Forever

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

For 20 years, James "Head" Guiliani was a street enforcer for the mob, working for John Gotti and his crew in Brooklyn. "I used to deal cocaine, I use...

New Jersey Gay Marriage

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Mob Museum: The Connection Between At-Risk Youth and Organized Crime

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime
Steve Mariotti

The voices that I was most fascinated by were those at-risk youth who would become the muscle of the mob -- not unlike the at-risk teenagers who are sucked up by the drug industry.

Does Mobster's Racketeering Trial Have Too Much Evidence?

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.05.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers tried to put the government itself on trial during closing arguments Monday, accusing federal prosecuto...

Philly Mobster Gets Lengthy Prison Sentence, Others Await Their Fate

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 07.11.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- The underboss of the Philadelphia mob has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for racketeering, capping a rap sheet that sp...

Whitey Bulger: Murder Contracts and Rats

Margaret McLean | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime
Margaret McLean

Outside the courthouse, Carney denied that Bulger was even an informant for the government! How can that be true when evidence exists that Bulger helped the Feds take down the Italian mob in the North End, which paved the way for his criminal empire?

OFFER HE CAN'T REFUSE: Mobster Wins Trial Delay

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal judge on Friday agreed to delay the murder trial of former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger by three months, rejecting a defense requ...

'Iceman' Richard Kuklinski Makes Man Pray Before Killing Him

Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

Richard Kuklinski was known as the "Iceman," a cold-blooded killer who claimed to have killed more than 100 people. "Mobsters" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Bio...

David Lohr

Al Capone Was No Monster (At Least According To This Woman)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.12.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- The grandniece of infamous American crime czar Al "Scarface" Capone, is hoping a tell-all book she has penned will clear up decades of hal...

84-Year-Old Ex-Mobster Gets 5 1/2 Years In Strip Club Plot

AP | LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The former New England Mafia boss was sentenced Friday to 5 1/2 years in prison for his role in the shakedown of Providence strip ...

New Mob Museum Opens: Should You Pay Admission or Break In?

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

What child won't cherish the memory of a photo of him or herself strapped into an electric chair?

'Whitey' Bulger's Girlfriend Granted Delay In Conspiracy Trial

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal judge has granted a request from the longtime girlfriend of former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger to delay the start of h...

14 Biggest Mafia Conspiracies

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 08.30.2011 | Weird News

The mafia has long become a major part of American pop culture, thanks to TV shows like "The Sopranos," and movies like "Goodfellas" and "The Godfathe...

James "Whitey" Bulger to Enter Race for Republican Presidential Nomination

Spencer Green | Posted 06.28.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"The reason Mr. Bulger came out of hiding was to announce his quest for the Oval Office," said Bulger's spokesperson Louis "The Spokesperson" Dalmantin. "He is just the man America needs in these desperate times."

David Lohr

FBI Launches Hunt For Girlfriend Of Fugitive Mobster

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

The FBI has launched a new publicity campaign in an attempt to flush out fugitive Massachusetts mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger. The campaign consis...

PHOTOS: 10 Best Mafia Lessons For Success In Business

Louis Ferrante | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books
Louis Ferrante

If you're climbing the corporate ladder and eager to succeed, you can glean some valuable lessons from mobsters who are employees of the longest running organization in history: the Mafia.

David Lohr

What Would You Pay For Al Capone's .38 Special?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

A handgun that once belonged to notorious Chicago gangster Al "Scarface" Capone will be auctioned on June 22 and is expected to fetch more than $100,0...

"Rats": Why Juries Believe Them

Joel Cohen | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Joel Cohen

What is it about rats that incline juries to believe them? There is virtually no empirical and anecdotal evidence from which to try to draw conclusions, even tentative ones.

Feds Set Sights On Three Mafia Families

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Three of New York's five organized crime families came under the microscope for alleged illegal gambling activities Monday, t...