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10 Chilling Last Words Uttered by Mobsters

Frank Gusenberg Frank was one of the North-Side mobsters who was on the receiving end of a Tommy Gun in the famous St Valentines Day massacre. Gusenberg was an enforcer for Bugs Moran and he was barely alive when police turned up to see the aftermath of the shooting. When the police asked who had shot him, he stayed true to the code of silence and uttered the following words before passing away: “Nobody shot…

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Who Was Dean O’Banion & How Did He Get Killed?

Dean O’Banion was the son of an Irish immigrant, Charles O’Banion, He was born on July 8th 1892 in Maroa Illinois, in 1901 Dean’s mother Emma died from tuberculosis and Charles Sr relocated with his sons to Chicago, his father was a painter by trade and raised his sons within a district in Chicago called Kilbubbin, it was known as Little hell because of it’s high crime and unemployment rates. Dean attended the Holy Name…


36% Say Lucky Luciano is The All-Time Boss of Bosses

We recently conducted a survey on the blog to see who you thought was the all-time boss of bosses. In the list of mobsters we included over 20 big names from the Mafia world and then let you cast your votes. The three biggest names to come out on top were: Lucky Luciano – 36% Carlo Gambino – 21% Tony Accardo – 11% There were plenty of mob bosses who didn’t receive a vote, but…


Lucky Luciano Infographic – Top 5 Facts

Lucky Luciano was one of the most influential and memorable mobsters of the 20th century, after surviving a brutal attack on his life he split New York City into five crime families, and created The Commission, a governing body that dealt with organized crime matters on a nationwide level. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="http://www.nationalcrimesyndicate.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/lucky-infographics.png" alt="Lucky Luciano Infographic &#8211; Top 5 Facts – An Infographic from " width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from…



Did Frank Costello Ever Make His Bones?

Welcome back to the Social Club. For this edition of Uncle Frank’s Place I wanted to answer the question I get asked most often about the Prime Minister. You know the one, “Did Frank ever make his bones?” Out of everything I have Read about the man, I have only come across one story of Costello’s rum-running days that told of a dispute he had with a rival bootlegger over territory. This rival was later…