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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.
Seth Ferranti
11.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Therapist Wanted a Client with Mob Ties to Help Her Bash a Guy's Face In, FBI Says

She also allegedly asked to have one of his arms broken so that he "can't do push-ups."
Allie Conti
11.8.18
true crime

Whitey Bulger's Real Life Was Crazier Than the Movies

The infamous Boston gangster and snitch was whacked on Tuesday in prison. His wanton brutality cast a long shadow.
Alex Norcia
10.30.18
true crime

This 'Snake' of a Mafia Boss Was First Accused of Murder At 17

He may have helped inspire 'West Side Story' and 'The Godfather,' and continued running things after he was locked up.
Seth Ferranti
8.22.18
true crime

I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
Organized Crime

Meet the Unconventional Mafia Boss Who Inspired 'Godfather' Don Corleone

Just like the movie legend, Frank Costello survived assassination and tried to steer his family toward respectability after a brutal past.
Seth Ferranti
6.18.18
true crime

Defending Al Capone

How the most notorious gangster of all time was railroaded in Philadelphia.
Marc Bookman
5.30.18
true crime

How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven

Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.
Seth Ferranti
5.29.18
true crime

How a Bay of Pigs Survivor Became a Brutal American Mobster

The mess of a CIA operation had horrific consequences for the organized crime scene back in the United States.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.18
News

What Joey Merlino's Verdict Means for Philly's Mob Scene

We asked three Mafia experts what the hung jury means in the greater scheme of things.
Seth Ferranti
2.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mobster Implicated in 'Goodfellas' Heist Going to Prison for Road Rage

After being acquitted of murder and theft, 82-year-old Vincent Asaro was given an eight-year prison sentence for setting fire to the car of a driver who cut him off.
Lauren Messman
12.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Trial-by-Combat' Lawyer Is Back and Scarier Than Ever

Richard Luthmann was once known for his colorful attire and for asking a judge if he could settle a dispute via trial-by-combat. Now he's accused of comparing himself to Saul Goodman while engaging in insane mob-tainted activity.
Allie Conti
12.19.17
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