Articles by NCS

Vincent Gigante

Vincent Gigante was a professional boxer in his early years, and almost didn’t make it as a Mafia mob boss after his failed hit on Frank Costello, which we will touch on more later. He was born in Manhattan, however his father and mother were both from Naples in Italy.

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Tommy Lucchese

Tommy Lucchese was born on December 1st 1899, in Sicily. Like many of his fellow Italian mobsters of the time, he and his parents, Giuseppe and Maria, moved to Manhattan in the early part of the 1900’s looking for work. He was given the nickname “Three-Finger Brown” by the Police after an accident amputated his thumb and forefinger.

Bugs Moran

Also Knows As: George Clarence Moran Born: Friday August 21st 1891 Died: Monday February 25th 1957 Age: 65 Cause of Death: Lung Cancer Crime Family…

Abe Reles

Abraham Reles, was born in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. In his early years Abe Reles attended school through the 8th grade. After leaving school, Abe began hanging out at pool rooms and candy stores in and around Brownsville.

The Kefauver Hearings

The Kefauver Committee was named after Estes Kefauver who was the first chairman to sit in on the hearings. The committee was officially known as…