12 hrs ago
Cesare Mori: the Iron Prefect
Mori is a fascinating historical and television figure, whereas Saro is just rather sorry.
15 hrs ago
ICE Sacramento deports Italian drug-trafficking suspect with alleged Mafia ties
A longtime California resident from Italy, who is wanted in his native country for drug trafficking and colluding with the Mafia, was turned over to Italian authorities Wednesday at Rome's Fiumicino Airport by Sacramento-based officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement and Removal Operations .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Police Search For Suspect With Mob Connections In Malba, Queens Shooting
As CBS 2's Steve Langford reported, the incident happened overnight Thursday into Friday in the affluent neighborhood of Malba, east of College Point and west of the Whitestone Expressway.
Georgia's Thieves-in-Law Reinvent Themselves to Survive
A new report by British criminologist Gavin Slade details the Georgian thieves-in-law network, focusing on how the mafia organizations managed to integrate into broader Georgian society.
'Black Souls': Venice Review
Between the Sicilian mafia, the Neapolitan camorra, the Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia and the 'ndrangheta in Calabria, Italy has enough organized crime to power an army of film and TV dramas.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Mumbai crime: Activist stripped, beaten for opposing land mafia
The 33-year-old had helped a tea vendor who was being harassed by the two land grabbers; after the attack, the accused even landed up at the hospital and threatened to kill her 'in a minute' if she filed a complaint In a chilling incident that casts a long shadow on Mumbai's reputation as a city safe for women, a 33-year-old social activist was ... (more)
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Pee-Wee Herman Actor To be Villain in 'The Blacklist' Season 2
The Pee-Wee Herman show's Reuben is going to make a guest appearance on NBC's The Blacklist Season 2. We all know him for his famous role in the children's cult-classic and in a twist of events we will see him trading his kid-friendly alter-ego for a more sinister persona.
Corporate settlements in the United States: The criminalisation of American business
WHO runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than America's regulatory system.
Tour Du Monde
Will this be the last year for the Montreal World Film Festival? God forbid. There are those in Quebec who have been announcing its demise for awhile, but the hue and cry was especially loud this year.
93 Punjabi asylum-seekers in US jails
'The Punjab government should initiate proper implementation of the Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Bill to save youth from fraudulent travel agents and the human trafficking mafia.'
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
Making Offers No One Can Refuse
The Hideout. Merlin Works. ColdTowne. The New Movement. The Institution Theater.
Footage from secret meeting reveals spread of Calabrian 'Ndrangheta ...
The scene could have been lifted straight from The Godfather. In a dimly lit restaurant back room, 14 thickset men sit huddled around a table listening attentively to their boss as he lectures them on the importance of dignity, honour, respect - and extortion.
The Raw Story
FBI files link Christian TV's Paul Crouch to Italian mob, Palestinian gun trafficking
According to files compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the founder of the world's largest Christian television network financed his endeavor with the assistance of numerous international criminal organizations.
Seguin Daily News
Mexican Mafia lieutenant receives life sentence
Guadalupe County District Attorney Heather McMinn says a jury handed down the sentence to Alvin "Ace" Valadez Jr. yesterday.
Stars flock to Venice as world's oldest film fest begins
The Venice film festival kicks off Wednesday with the arrival of stars by water taxi for an art house dominated line-up rich with tales of war, poetry and the mafia.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
National Review Online
The Principle of Infrangibility and the White-on-White Murder Rate
Some problems, of course, are characteristic of certain groups, the result of their peculiar history, socioeconomic environment and cultural adaptation to life in this country.
New Mackay cold case murder lead
AN aspiring young soccer player has had his dreams of playing in the World Cup shattered after suffering a head injury when king-hit outside an out-of-control party in Melbourne's east.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Feds hope wiseguy-wannabe Ronald Galati is ready to turn
Dating Tiffany Galati, daughter of an auto mechanic with long-held ties to the Philadelphia mob, would one day get him killed, friends advised.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mafia Dons: is the Camorra in control of the Granite City?
So claims an EU report which points to the Italian Mob's alleged grip on everything from public works to property.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Union Democrat
True crime story includes Dodge Ridge heist
A new book that exposes the story of the Mafia in the West and how it fell begins with a case in Tuolumne County.