Articles by NCS


How Did Jack McGurn Get Killed? – Death Photos

Jack McGurn was famous for his involvement in the St Valentine’s Day massacre, and I guess you could say that he was the one that got the ball rolling. He approached Al Capone in 1929 after surviving a failed hit on his life, which was ordered by North Side Gang boss Bugs Moran. [amazon_link asins=’B000UKYFGU’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’naticrimsynd-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’74ec16f3-2db5-11e8-8237-b7cc05f95e7e’] McGurn who was working for the Chicago Outfit as a lieutenant at the time, and got Al…


John Dillinger

        Also Knows As: John Herbert Dillinger Born: Wednesday June 22nd 1903 Died: Friday July 22nd 1934 Age: 31 Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds Crime Family Association:  N/A               Public Enemy Number 1 The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, states on their website that gangster John Dillinger was one of the most dangerous criminals of all time. Even through Dillinger has been dead since 1934, he still tops the list because of the era he…




On This Day in 2000 Tommaso Buscetta Died, Aged 71

On this day in 2000 Tommaso Buscetta died of cancer at the age of 71. He was said to be one of the first mob bosses to turn informant, when he was under interrogation by the late Giovanni Falcone. Buscetta, a Sicilian based mobster was the main star of the Maxi Trial and with his help 350 Mafia members were sent to prison.


On This Day in 1971 Joseph Valachi Died, Aged 67

On this day in 1971 Joseph Valachi passed away in El Paso, Texas at the age of 67 from heart attack. Joe was of course the mobster who made Cosa Nostra a household name and front newspaper headlines as he lifted the lid on the inner workings of the mob. Valachi outlived Vito Genovese by 2 years and the $100k bounty Genovese put on Valachi’s head went uncollected.


On This Day in 1965 Salvie Testa was Born

The Crowned Prince of the Philadelphia Mob was born on this day in 1965. Salvie Testa served as a hitman for the Philadelphia crime family during a period of internal gang conflict, and lead a group of young Turks under the watchful eye of mob boss Nicky Scarfo. Testa knew the streets like the back of his hand and was also the son of slain mob boss Philip Testa who he vowed to avenge (and…