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Toto Riina Set to Be Released From Prison at 87

Toto Riina, who celebrates his 87th Birthday today, could soon be a free man who will be allowed to die in dignity. Many reading this will instantly recgonize the name Toto Riina from the slaying of two anti-Mafia judges back in the early 1990’s, but he was also at the center of other controversies over the year. The former Sicilian Boss of Bosses had a 13-year-old boy dissolved in acid back in 1996 (the son…

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Vote Your Favorite New York Mob Rivalry

[socialpoll id=”2308932″] Through out the ages there have been many great rivalries. And like a Shakespearian drama, “This thing of ours,” has yielded some of the greatest, hate filled, back stabbing, knock down, dragged out rivalries history has to offer. The NCS wanted to get your opinion on a few of these great standoffs, so we’re having a throw down. This is your chance to cast a vote for the greatest New York rivalry in…


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…