The Iceman Tapes - Inside The Mind Of A Mafia Hitman
Richard Kuklinski gets diagnosed by a psychiatrist.
John Gotti - Documentary 1/14
John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well...
James McElroy
James "Jimmy Mac" McElroy (1945 - 2011) was an Irish American mobster and racketeer from Manhattan, New York who was an enforcer for The Westies, a criminal organization that operated out of Hell's Ki...
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Rosario Borgio
Rosario Giuseppe Borgio (January 18, 1861 – May 22, 1919) was an early Italian-American mobster establishing one of the first organized crime operations in the Midwest during the early 20th century.
Nicholas Civella
Nicholas Civella (March 19, 1912 - March 12, 1983) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster who became a prominent leader of the Kansas City crime family.
Giuseppe Nicoli Civella was the son of Italian...
Francesco Madonia
Francesco Ciccio Madonia (Palermo, March 31, 1924 – Naples, March 13, 2007) was the Mafia boss of the San Lorenzo-Pallavicino area in Palermo. In 1978 he became a member of the Sicilian Mafia Commissi...
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Harry Strauss
Harry "Pittsburgh Phil" Strauss (July 28, 1909 – June 12, 1941) was a prolific contract killer for Murder, Inc. in the 1930s. He purportedly killed over one hundred men (some historians put the ...
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
Felix Alderisio
Felix Anthony "Milwaukee Phil" Alderisio (April 26, 1912 – September 25, 1971) was a prominent enforcer, bagman, hitman and burglar for the Chicago Outfit, serving as an underboss to Salvatore Giancan...
Gaetano Badalamenti
Gaetano Badalamenti (September 14, 1923 – April 29, 2004) was a powerful member of the Sicilian Mafia. Don Tano Badalamenti was the capofamiglia of his hometown Cinisi, Sicily, and headed the Sicilian...
Paul Vario
Paul Vario (July 9, 1914 – May 3, 1988) was a made man, a captain, and later the . A fictional character based on Vario was featured in the film Goodfellas.
Paul Vario was born in New York Ci...
Waxey Gordon
Waxey Gordon (born Irving Wexler; January 19, 1888 – June 24, 1952) was an American gangster who specialized in bootlegging and illegal gambling. An associate of Arnold Rothstein during prohibi...
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Rocco Racco
Rocco Racco (died 1909) was a Calabrian born mafioso, who immigrated to the United States and settled in the Pennsylvania area in the 1890s. Racco was known as an early American Black Hand leader, ext...
Harry Maione
Harry "Happy" Maione (October 7, 1908 – February 19, 1942) was a New York mobster who served as a hitman for Murder, Inc. (the enforcement arm of the National Crime Syndicate) during the 1930s. ...
Harry Maione - Wikipedia
Lufthansa heist
The Lufthansa heist was a robbery at John F. Kennedy International Airport on December 11, 1978. An estimated $5 million in cash ($18.1 million today) and $875,000 in jewelry ($3.2 million today) were...
Gregory DePalma
Gregory J. DePalma (April 24, 1932 - November 18, 2009, Butner, North Carolina) was an acting capo in the Gambino crime family who was responsible for introducing an undercover Federal Bureau of Inves...
Gregory DePalma - Wikipedia
Anthony Salerno
Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno (August 15, 1911 – July 27, 1992) was a New York mobster who served as front boss of the Genovese crime family from 1981 until his conviction in 1986. Usually seen wea...
Emanuel Weiss
Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss (June 11, 1906 – March 4, 1944) was a New York organized crime figure who was an associate of the notorious Louis Buchalter and part of Buchalter's criminal organization kn...
Emanuel Weiss - Wikipedia
Joseph Armone
Joseph "Piney" Armone, also known as Shorty, (September 13, 1917 – February 23, 1992) was a gangster in the Gambino crime family who served as underboss.
Born on the Upper East Side, Manhattan, Ar...
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
Johnny Dio
Giovanni Ignazio Dioguardi, also known as "John Dioguardi" and "Johnny Dio" (April 29, 1914 – January 12, 1979), was an Italian-American organized crime figure and a labor racketeer. He is known for b...
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Richard Kuklinski
Richard Leonard "The Iceman" Kuklinski (April 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006) was an American contract killer who was convicted for five murders. Kuklinski was given the nickname "Iceman" for his meth...
Richard Kuklinski - Wikipedia
Salvatore Scala
Salvatore Scala (1944 – December 30, 2008), also known as "Fat Sal" and "Uncle Sal", was a New York mobster who became a caporegime in the Gambino crime family.Scala was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey, ...
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Harry Riccobene
Harry 'The Hunchback' Riccobene (July 27, 1909 – June 19, 2000) was a high-ranking member of the Philadelphia crime family who became a major figure in the short, but violent, gang war that followed t...
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Martin Goldstein
Martin "Bugsy" Goldstein (c. 1905 – June 12, 1941) was a member of a gang of hitmen, operating out of Brooklyn, New York in the 1930s, known as Murder, Inc..Born Meyer Goldstein, Goldstein grew ...
Carl Civella
Carl "Cork" Civella (January 28, 1910 – October 2, 1994) was the leader of the Kansas City crime family following the death of his brother, long-time crime boss Nicholas Civella, after heading d...
Anthony Provenzano
Anthony Provenzano also known as Tony Pro (May 7, 1917 - December 12, 1988) was a Caporegime (or captain) in the Genovese crime family of New York City. Born May 7, 1917, in the Lower East Side of Man...
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