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The NCS Mafia Calendar 2020 – The Perfect Christmas Stocking Filler

Back in 2016 we took on the massive and never-ending task of putting together a mob calendar. It started with a few key dates each month, and as each year passed and a new year started, we began bulking it out. Its fair to say, the NCS Calendar is probably the main part of the website and its used for reference by many mob historians, many sites (some very well known), and has come in…


How Much Has Gun Control Technology Changed?

The issue of gun control has become a really hot one in recent times, thanks to a spate of mass shootings at various places throughout the country. Readers of this site will know that guns and America go way back though as gangsters and mobsters have been spilling blood for decades, with the long list of infamous Mafia hits including some truly brutal executions that left crime scenes looking like horror movies. Worst Gangster Murders…


How Sportingbet Works

If you are a sports fan, you probably are like most fans who like betting. This activity adds some thrill to the event or game you are watching. There are a lot of online sports betting sites, among them being Sportingbet. Most betting sites have a rather complicated process of placing bets and withdrawing your cash prizes. Sportingbet stands apart from the rest, with its simple and plain platform that is easy to use and…


How To Gamble For Free

Gambling can be defined as playing risk-based games and bidding with real money with the hope of garnering more wins than losses from playing different gambling games. A good number of people have made a fortune out of gambling and a good number have also lost a fortune out of it. Money is always at stake when gambling and can be very stressful. There is, however, the possibility of gambling for free. How is that…


The Brooklyn Camorra

At the turn of the 20th century, residents of impoverished towns and villages in Italy’s southern regions were leaving in their tens of thousands in search of a better life in America. Amongst them was Enrico Alfano, a man, who according to some, was behind the infamous March 12, 1909 slaying of a New York law enforcement officer Joseph Petrosino who was shot to death in Palermo, Sicily’s capital city, whilst waiting to speak with an informant Petrosino believed had information on the Mafia. Alfano arrived in America on…


The Life and Times of Lucchese Acting Boss, Little Al D’Arco

Now aged 86, soon to be 87 in July of this year, Alphonse D’Arco also known as “The Professor” was the acting boss of the Lucchese Crime Family during the early 1990’s. But, Al wasn’t your stereotypical mobster. He didn’t drink (apart from the occasional glass of wine), he didn’t smoke, and he remained loyal to one woman, Dolores, who he married and had 5 children with. The first being Joe who was born in…


Is Gambino Crime Boss Killer, Anthony Comello’s Life in Danger?

Early last week it was announced that Anthony Comello, a 24 year old, was accused of the shooting of Gambino Crime Family Boss, Frank Cali. Cali was shot 10 times as he tried to shield behind a parked car outside his home. The incident appears to be non-mob related, which complicates matters. Cali had apparently threatened Comello to stay away from his niece, and on the night of the killing Comello told detectives that he…


The Pizza Connection – How Tomato Tins Helped Ship Drugs

The Pizza Connection Trial began on September 30, 1985 and ended with convictions of 21 defendants in March 1987. The FBI had been investigating into a drug smuggling tie between the Sicilian Mafia and the Bonanno Crime Family since 1980, with the first arrests being made in 1984. What Was The Pizza Connection? Put simply, it was a massive drugs and cash laundering operation that would see $1.6 billion in heroin and cocaine moved into…