Mafia hitmen
A contract killing is a form of murder, in which one party hires another party to kill a target individual or group of people. It involves an illegal agreement between two or more parties in which one...
Uncovered: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa
It all started, and ended, on this day 41 years ago.
Frank Sheeran: Mafia hitman who killed Jimmy Hoffa was my father
Robert de Niro is about to bring the story of Frank Sheeran - The Irishman - to the big screen. But his daughter reveals how he kept his grisly past from his family.
The Iceman Tapes - Inside The Mind Of A Mafia Hitman
Richard Kuklinski gets diagnosed by a psychiatrist.
Murder, Inc.
Murder, Inc. (or Murder Incorporated) was the name the press gave to organized crime groups in the 1930s through the 1940s that acted as the "enforcement arm" of the American Mafia, the early organize...
Uncovered: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa
It all started, and ended, on this day 41 years ago.
Umberto Valenti (gangster)
Umberto Valenti (August 14, 1891 – August 11, 1922) was a Sicilian-born New York City gangster and prominent member of the D'Aquila crime family during the 1910s. He is frequently confused with ...
Ross Prio
Ross Prio (born Rosario Priolo) (d. 1972) was a Chicago mobster and high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization from the 1930s until the early '70s, when he died of natural causes....
Jacob Shapiro
Jacob "Gurrah" Shapiro (May 5, 1899 – June 9, 1947) was a New York mobster who, with his partner Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, controlled industrial labor racketeering in New York for two decades and...
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Fred Goetz
Fred Samuel Goetz (February 14, 1897 – March 21, 1934), also known as "Shotgun" George Ziegler, was a Chicago Outfit mobster and a suspected participant in the Valentine's Day Massacre, in 1929....
Pasquale Conte
Pasquale Conte (born March 12, 1925 October 9, 2014), also known as "Patsy", was a New York mobster who became a caporegime with the Gambino crime family Conte was replaced by Domenico Cefalu as capo ...
Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa
Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa are two former New York Police Department (NYPD) police detectives who worked on behalf of the New York Mafia, principally the Lucchese crime family, while they co...
Jimmy Fratianno
Aladena "Jimmy the Weasel" Fratianno (November 14, 1913 – June 30, 1993) was an Italian-born American mobster based in Cleveland, Ohio, and later acting head of the Los Angeles crime family before bec...
Jimmy Fratianno - Wikipedia
Bartholomew Boriello
Bartholomew "Bobby" Boriello (March 31, 1944 - April 13, 1991) was a New York mobster who belonged to the Gambino crime family and served as boss John Gotti's favorite bodyguard and chauffeur. A prom...
Roy DeMeo
Roy Albert DeMeo (September 7, 1942 – January 10, 1983) was a New York mobster who was a member of the Gambino crime family. He is infamous for heading the DeMeo crew, a gang suspected by the FBI of m...
Roy DeMeo - Wikipedia
Fred Burke
"Fred-Killer" Burke (May 29, 1893 – July 10, 1940) was a Midwestern armed robber and contract killer responsible for many crimes during the Prohibition era. He is considered a prime suspect in t...
Fred Burke - Wikipedia
John Kelley (criminal)
John J. Kelley (known as "Red Kelley"; a.k.a. "Irish Red Kelley" and "Jack Kelley" ) was a reputed mobster who was an associate of the Patriarca crime family. He allegedly was a robber and a hit man. ...
Frank Sheeran
Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran (October 25, 1920 – December 14, 2003) was a labor union official who was accused of having links to the Bufalino crime family. In his capacity as a high official in the I...
Richard DiNome
Richard "Richie" DiNome (September 7, 1954 Pigtown, Brooklyn - February 4, 1984 Gravesend, Brooklyn) was an alleged member of the DeMeo crew under the Gambino crime family. He was the younger brother ...
Robert Carey (gangster)
Robert "Bob" Carey (August 25, 1894 – July 30, 1932) was a Midwestern armed robber and contract killer responsible for many crimes during the Prohibition era. He is considered a suspect in the i...
Tomasso Petto
Tommaso "The Ox" Petto (1879–1905) was a New York mobster and leading hitman in the Morello crime family during the early 1900s. Born around 1879, Petto lived in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. ...
Frank Salemme
Francis P. Salemme [Salemmi], also known as "Cadillac Frank" and "Julian Daniel Selig" (born August 18, 1933), is a Boston, Massachusetts mobster who became a hitman and eventually the boss of the Pat...
Frank Salemme - Wikipedia
Mississippi civil rights worker murders
In 1964 three civil rights workers were murdered on the night of June 21–22 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. They were James Earl Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi, and Andrew Goodman and Michael "Mick...
Mississippi civil rights worker murders - Wikipedia
Maurice Lerner
Maurice R. Lerner (a.k.a. Maurice "Pro" Lerner) was a Mafia hit man connected with the Patriarca crime family who was convicted of murder in 1970. His conviction subsequently was quashed due to uneth...
Johnny Martorano
John James Vincent Martorano also known as "Vincent Joseph Rancourt", "Richard Aucoin", "Nick", "The Cook", "The Executioner", "The Basin Street Butcher" (born December 13, 1940), is a former hitman f...
Stephen Flemmi
Stephen Joseph "The Rifleman" Flemmi (born June 9, 1934) is an Italian-American mobster and close associate of Winter Hill Gang boss James J. Bulger. Beginning in 1965, Flemmi was a top echelon info...
Stephen Flemmi - Wikipedia
Buster from Chicago
Buster from Chicago was a pseudonym used for a mobster and freelance hitman of the 1930s. He is alleged to have played a key role in the Castellammarese War (1929–1931) as the assassin of Giuseppe Mor...
William Aloisio
′William "Smokes" Aloisio (October 9, 1906 – October 1979) was a Chicago mobster and "hitman" for the Chicago Outfit. A former member of the Forty-Two Gang in Chicago, Aloisio's arrest record da...
Louis Buchalter
Louis "Lepke" Buchalter (February 6, 1897 – March 4, 1944) was an American mobster and head of the Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. during the 1930s. Buchalter was one of the premier labor ...
Louis Buchalter - Wikipedia
Joseph Barboza
Joseph "The Animal" Barboza (pronounced BAR-bow-sa) (June 20, 1932 – February 11, 1976) was a Portuguese-American mafioso and one of the most feared mob hitmen during the 1960s. He is reputed to have ...
Nicholas Bianco
Nicholas "Nicky" Bianco (March 21, 1932 – November 14, 1994) was a Rhode Island mobster who became an influential member of the Patriarca crime family of New England.
Bianco was born and rai...
Nicholas Bianco - Wikipedia