Stories tagged: mob
Sat., June 10, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Alleged Italian mobster-drug kingpin detained in Brazil
A fugitive ‘ndrangheta Italian crime clan boss, accused of international drug trafficking, was taken into custody at a Brazil airport, authorities said Saturday.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Ex-son-in-law of John Gotti avoids prison in plea deal
A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine but no prison.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown
Federal authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a New York mob investigation that includes allegations of fraud in a $25 million hospital expansion and in other public building …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
John Gotti’s grandson gets 8 years in prison in drug case
Mobster John Gotti’s namesake grandson has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to selling oxycodone pills in New York City.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Genovese family mobsters busted for offshore gambling ring
More than a dozen reputed members of New York’s infamous Genovese crime family have been arrested on a slew of charges stemming from a bust dubbed “Operation Shark Bait.”
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: Mob demands justice for contest winner
From our archives, 100 years ago A tense scene played out at the Empress Theater – in the lobby, not on the stage.
Tue., April 29, 2014, 7:28 a.m.
Mob associate who became Idaho rancher sentenced
BOSTON — A Boston mob associate who spent years on the lam in Idaho as a cattle rancher was sentenced to 28 years in prison Monday in a string of …
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014, 8:10 a.m.
Indictment in 1978 heist seen in ‘Goodfellas’
More than 30 years after the crime, a reputed mobster was indicted Thursday in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport that was dramatized in the Martin Scorsese movie …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013, 7:46 a.m.
‘Whitey’ Bulger sentenced to life in prison
BOSTON — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and ‘80s, bringing to a …