Frank Lucas, the drug kingpin who inspired ‘American Gangster, is dead
Frank Lucas, the brash New York drug kingpin whose life was depicted in the popular movie American Gangster, died Thursday,…Learn More
Chinese Triads launder billions through Vancouver, buying luxury real estate, cars
The laundering scheme is so infamous that investigators call it the “Vancouver model.” The Triads, China’s organized crime syndicate, created…Learn More
Top 5 women of organized crime
Men have dominated the history of organized crime as bosses, capos, soldiers and associates. They traditionally relegated women to servile…Learn More
Was 1929 Atlantic City Mob meeting a strategy session to address the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?
Ninety years ago this week, “America’s Playground” – Atlantic City, New Jersey – played host to a mysterious convening of…Learn More
Several Mob movies in the making
“Everyone loves gangster movies.” This sentence, written by former FBI agent Joseph Pistone, leads off the forward to The Ultimate…Learn More
Were Richard Nixon’s alleged ties to organized crime real or mere speculation?
In the final days before the 1968 presidential election, the so-called “war on crime” was the top domestic issue of…Learn More
European Union: Organized crime deemed ‘highest’ security risk, greater than terrorism
Many of Europe’s top police officers were in the Netherlands last week attending a high-level conference focused on doing a…Learn More