Articles by NCS



What’s Your Mafia Nickname?

Having a Mafia Nickname comes with the territory of being in the mob. Some are outrageous and some are intimidating, what’s your Mafia Nickname? Find out below. Share your names in the comments below… Left Column: Take the first initial of your real first name and match it to a letter from the alphabet. This will reveal the first name of your Mafia Nickname. Right Column: Take the first initial of your real last name (surname)…


Can You Guess Which Mobster Died First?

The true test of a Mafia historian is knowing exactly when Paul Castellano got shot down outside Sparks Steakhouse, or when the Dutchman took a rusty bullet in the Palace Chop House bathroom. Can you complete our latest game and put the mobsters in order of when they met their end, starting with the earliest to the most recent?


Add Your Own Mob Facts

Inspired by our very own admin, David Breakspear, we thought we would create a page where you can all add your own mob facts. They can be about specific mobsters, events or meetings, era’s of the mob, or anything else that is loosely connected to the Mafia. Just enter your name below (so we can credit you), and then leave your fact in the post box and submit it to us for review. Interesting Mafia…


Was Lucky Luciano a Rat For Cooperating With The Government?

Little David Petillo was a gunslinger for Al Capone and one of the mobsters who was handed down a lengthy prison sentence alongside Lucky Luciano in 1936 for the infamous prostitution sting. Petillo also claimed the following: “Luciano left me to rot in prison while he got a ticket out with deportation back to Italy. That makes him a rat, for cooperating with the government”. Petillo came out in 1955, whilst Lucky, living up to his name…


The Drag Queen Killers: Little Davey Petillo & Charles Gagliodotto

In Al D’Arco’s biography, Mob Boss, he spoke about a mobster that he worked for by the name of Little Davey Petillo. A mobster who he met while incarcerated in prison, who had started out working as bodyguard for Al Capone before he later began working for Lucky Luciano. His partner in crime was Charles “Chalutz” Gagliodotto (who he would later go on to kill on the streets of Queens). Charles “Chalutz” Gagliodotto (1908 –…



How Would You Meet Your End as a Mobster?

From Dutch Schultz, to Albert Anastasia to Paul Castellano, the history of the mob has seen its fair share of gruesome and barbaric assassinations. Whether its a shotgun to the head in a drive-by-shooting, or a head in a vice, mobsters lived and died in a brutal world. Let’s put your answers to the test in our latest interactive game. We ask 9 questions to find out how you would meet your end as a…