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What is the RICO Act & How Does it Work?

The dreaded Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, more commonly known as RICO, is an act that was passed back in 1970 and struck fear into mobsters nationwide, especially mob bosses. Until the 1970’s, a mob boss was untouchable but with the introduction of RICO it allowed them to be tried for crimes which they ordered others to do or assisted them in doing. This act ultimately closed a loophole in the system that allowed…

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Want to Star in a Movie with Al Pacino?

The Grant Wilfey Casting company are looking to get in some extras in the White Plains area, to portray college students in a new HBO film starring Al Pacino. At the moment the movie is untitled but Al Pacino plays former Penn State football coach who was dismissed from the school back in 2011 in connection with the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Anyone who is interested in being an extra needs to get in…


Giovanni Falcone Statue Beheaded: Signs Of Mafia Uprising

The anti-mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone was killed at the age of 53, in a car bomb just over 25 years ago in Palermo. The judge spent most of his life fighting the Italian Mafia alongside Paolo Borsellino who would go on to die just a few months later on 19th July 1992. Both fell victim to Mafia that year, both at the hands of Sicilian godfather Toto Riina. Riina wanted the assassination of Falcone to…


10 Beautiful Broads Connected To The Mob

Virginia Hill Associated with: Bugsy Siegel and Joe Adonis She was sassy, she was smart, she was well dressed…and she was good looking. To start any mob molls article off without featuring Virginia Hill would be pointless. Most people around the world who aren’t even mob aficionados have heard the name, most notably because she was the glamorous girlfriend of hot-headed mobster Bugsy Siegel, and of course for the controversy surrounding his death in 1947….


The Godfather Cast Reunited for 45th Year Anniversary

Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Robert DeNiro and Talia Shire are reunited for the first time in this 45th Anniversary special, thanks to Robert DeNiro who brought the cast back together for the Tribeca Film Festival a few months ago. The Godfather was directed by a young and talented Francis Ford Coppola, and first appeared on screens back in 1972, soon becoming an Oscar-winning film. The cast share some behind-the-scenes stories and secrets with…


It’s Official: “Our Thing” is Now at Raising The Bar Detroit

Alan Lindbloom’s ‘Our Thing’ clothing line touched down in Detroit this weekend, as plans roll-out for the label to take on nationwide coverage. This weekend the former Detroit Partnership enforcer saw his clothing line appear at a grand opening in Detroit, at the Raising The Bar clothes store, in what can only be said as an incredible achievement since he came out of a 13-year prison sentence, one year ago. Click an Image Below to…