Mafia

7.23.19

The Strange Convergence of QAnon, Citizen's Arrest, and a Dead Mob Boss

Attempts to right wrongs, real or imagined, can backfire horribly.

7.18.19

Holy Hell, Canada’s Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.

5.16.19

Quebec Police Set Up Special Task Force to Deal With Latest Mob War

Experts say power struggles within the Sicilian Mafia and against rival factions like the Calabrian Ndrangheta are likely to end with more violence and police can do little to stop it.

3.21.19

Mob-Related Conspiracy Theories Are a Window into America's Scam-Obsessed Soul

Anthony Comello—alleged shooter of Gambino boss Frank Cali—flashing what looked like a QAnon symbol in court was part of a larger obsession.

3.19.19

The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show

The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.

3.18.19

The Story of That Gambino Mob Boss's Killing Just Got a Lot Weirder

On Saturday, police in New Jersey arrested Anthony Comello, a 24-year-old who lives with his parents and might have had a thing for Frank Cali's niece.

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3.14.19

Everything We Know About the Gambino Mob Boss Who Just Got Whacked

It's been decades since a mob leader was gunned down in New York City.

2.26.19

We Asked Actual Mafia Experts if Trump Is Really Acting Like a 'Mob Boss'

Comparing the president to a mafia leader is almost a cliché at this point. Is it just a joke, or something more?

2.1.19

‘Targeted’ Hit Kills Hamilton Mobster’s Son

CeCe Luppino, whose family is connected to the Buffalo mafia, was found “obviously deceased” on Wednesday.

12.4.18

Hamilton Man May Be Canada’s Highest Ranking American Mob Member Ever

Evidence paints, Domenico Violi, a respected Hamilton businessman, as the highest ranking Canadian ever in an American crime family.

12.3.18

A Dispatch from the Hells Angels Wedding Event of the Season

A senior Hells Angels member married the daughter of a notorious drug dealer this weekend in Montreal and everyone, including the Mafia, showed up.

11.12.18

This Guy Infiltrated Hollywood for the Mob and Pulled Off a Major Scam

He was buds with Marilyn Monroe and (of course) involved in shady union extortion shit. Then he got whacked.

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