Posts Tagged ‘gangsters’

Domenico Manno Uncle of Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto Released

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Domenico Manno, the uncle of Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto, was released from a U.S. prison Thursday and expected back in Montreal where the elderly mobster will be reunited in grief with a family under attack. Mr. Manno, 79, was instrumental in propelling the Rizzuto clan to the top of Canada’s underworld in 1978 when he helped […]

Disgraced FBI Agent: Whitey Bulger Can Clear My Name

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Disgraced ex-Boston FBI agent John J. Connolly claims his former prized snitch, accused serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger, has exonerated him for the 1982 execution of former World Jai Alai president John Callahan, according to his first interview since Bulger was bagged in Santa Monica, Calif., one year ago after 16 years on the lam.

Whitey Bulger’s Girlfriend Catherine Greig May Face 10-Year Sentence

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BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger should spend 10 years in prison because she knowingly protected one of the region’s most violent criminals for more than 16 years, federal prosecutors said Friday. In a sentencing memo filed in U.S. District Court, prosecutors say Catherine Greig hid Bulger’s identity and handled the daily […]

Pablo Escobar Biopic

Pablo Escobar

This could be a case of art imitating life or vice versa. If you’re a fan of HBO’s Entourage,it should come as no surprise that Hollywood is once again attempting to bring this story to the big screen. There will finally be a Pablo Escobar biopic. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Brad Furman, director of […]