Last month esteemed writer and author Jerry Capeci reported that Gambino crime family godfather Domenico Cefalù had been replaced by his underboss, the savvy and highly respected mobster Franky Boy Cali. For many years Frank Cali has been tipped as the future of the crime family, well regarded by his criminal peers in America and […]Read more "Gambino Godfather’s: The Sicilian’s are reigning supreme in the New York crime family."
BABANIA: THE AMERICAN MAFIA’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH HEROIN The opium poppy is a small plant that grows in equatorial countries such as Mexico, Afghanistan and Thailand. It has been harvested by human-beings for millennia and its “tar” used as pain relief for ailments and illnesses. It gives the user a feeling of great wellbeing but […]Read more "BABANIA: The American Mafia’s Love Affair With Heroin"
In October of this year a 72-year old man shuffled out of a Boston courthouse dressed in a dark jumper and plain jeans. At first glance the dishevelled looking pensioner wouldn’t exactly strike anyone as a crime boss but this is what the man stand’s accused of being. Anthony “Spucky” Spagnola is alleged by the […]Read more "The Rise & Fall of the Patriarca Crime Family"
Joey Merlino (pictured left) and Joe Ligambi (pictured right) playing for GIno’s cafe softball team in the late 1990s. THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF JOEY MERLINO Reputed Philadelphia Mob boss Joey Merlino is heading back to jail after breaching his parole. Merlino was alleged to have met up at a cigar bar with his old […]Read more "The life and crimes of Joey Merlino"