Virginia Hill, Arlyne Brickman, and Karen Hill were mob ladies with looks that could kill and the connections to take out anyone in their way. In the 1930s... Read More
He grew up in an Italian neighborhood on the west side of Chicago, but rather than follow his father into the restaurant business, Tony Spilotro looked for... Read More
Roy Albert DeMeo was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1942. He first got a job as a delivery boy for a neighborhood grocery store and started loaning money to... Read More
Mickey Cohen was one of the most influential and notorious faces on the Hollywood scene, running with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Lana Turner. Growing up... Read More
Frank "Superfly" Lucas was the notorious heroin kingpin who dominated the Harlem drug market from 1968 to 1975 with his high-potency smack called Blue Magic... Read More
In Tampa, Florida, Santo Trafficante Sr. and his son lived as two of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal empire that stretched from... Read More
An account of the life of the Mafia "rat" who was the first syndicate member to testify against the Cosa Nostra and reveal its inner workings. Joseph Valachi explained... Read More
Carlos Marcello grew up in the mysterious milieu of New Orleans in the early 20th Century to become the city's mafia boss for almost four decades. Despite his... Read More
Known for wandering the streets of New York City's Greenwich Village in a bathrobe and slippers muttering to himself to convince the world that he was legally... Read More
The fifth child of 13 children, John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born October 27, 1940 in the South Bronx. From a very young age, John Gotti made a name for himself... Read More
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Salvatore "Sammy" Gravano, the highest-ranking mobster ever to break the mafia's blood oath of silence and testify against his boss, John Gotti, is considered the mafia's best-known "rat."
Leroy "Nicky" Barnes went from organizing one of the most powerful heroin rings in New York to a government informant. Barnes turned on his fellow associates and destroyed the drug trafficking empire he took so long to build.
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