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Las Vegas MobWorld Summit 2018

15 June – 17 June / Plaza Hotel & Casino The Las Vegas MobWorld Summit 2018, is just around the corner, and I for one am chomping at the bit to spend some time talking shop with, not only my stablemates from the NCS, Larry “the Headmaster” Henry, Gary Jenkins, and J Michael Niotta, but also the slew of other great attendees lined up for this event. The Summit is all about education, entertainment, as well as…


The Number One New York Crime Family – Revealed

A week ago we asked you if you had to chose one New York Crime Family to join, which one would it be? The results are in… Genovese Crime Family – 55% Gambino Crime Family – 26% Bonanno Crime Family – 11% Lucchese Crime Family – 5% Colombo Crime Family – 3%


Appear On Our Mob Talk Radio Show

Are you an author, journalist, former mobster, former law official, or mob historian? Perhaps you want to plug a new book or product, or increase awareness for yourself? Uncle Frank’s Place is a talk radio show dedicated to discussing the history of organized crime in America, and we are always looking for guests on the show! If you are interested just leave us your name, email address and optionally a number to give you a…


Gotti Film Set to be Released on June 15 After 6-Month Delay

Gotti, as if you didn’t already know is about the life of New York City mobster John Gotti and his son. John Travolta portrays the Dapper Don, John Gotti, the flamboyant head of the Gambino crime family who spent the last decade of his life in prison before dying of throat cancer in 2002. Kelly Preston, Travolta’s wife will be starring as his on-screen wife Victoria Gotti. Stacy Keach will be playing the feared underboss…


Its Official: Martin Scorsese Announces ‘The Irishman’ Is Done Filming

After it began filming in late August 2017, the much-talked about film, The Irishman, has officially wrapped. The film, which cost over $140 million and is Martin Scorsese’s most expensive film to day, is set to debut in 2019. The Irishman is based on the 2003 book by Charles Brandt, which you can see above. It follows the footsteps of Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran in his life as a Mafia hitman. Sheeran is said to…


National Crime Syndicate acquires Classic Gangster Society

On 18th February 2018 the National Crime Syndicate acquired Classic Gangster Society, a popular page setup by one of our longest serving admins and close friend. He has decided to retire and in doing so, handed us the reigns. The page will largely remain the same, aside from some structural changes to what is posted. The CGS has admins that specialize in a variety of subjects and era’s so it is our plan to give…


What is the RICO Act & How Does it Work?

The dreaded Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, more commonly known as RICO, is an act that was passed back in 1970 and struck fear into mobsters nationwide, especially mob bosses. Until the 1970’s, a mob boss was untouchable but with the introduction of RICO it allowed them to be tried for crimes which they ordered others to do or assisted them in doing. This act ultimately closed a loophole in the system that allowed…


Robert De Niro and Bobby Cannavale Seen On Set: The Irishman

In The Irishman, De Niro plays Frank Sheeran, a mob hitman who takes us back through his criminal past and his possible connection to Jimmy Hoffa’s death. Hoffa, an American labor union leader, was involved with organized crime throughout his career and in July 1975 at the age of 62, he disappeared. Though Sheeran, also known as The Irishman, was never charged, the book claims that he was responsible for Hoffa’s death. The book of…


Ndrangheta Targeted in Massive Raids: 170 Arrested

Police have arrested 170 suspects from one of the world’s most dangerous mafia outfits, as they sweep across Italy and Germany executing raids in effort to put a stop to the crime network infiltrating local businesses. “It concerned all commercial activity and obviously political power as well.” The Ndrangheta is regarded as one of the world’s most powerful and dangerous Mafia organisations and the FBI claim that the network has over 6,000 members who are…


Gambino Hitman Sammy ‘The Bull’ Gravano – Spotted in Scottsdale

Sammy, who was released from prison last month after 17 years behind bars has been pictured sporting a brand new look. Gravano shook the underworld in the early 1990’s when he testified against over 39 members of the mob, including his own boss, John Gotti, as well as pleading guilty to the murders of 19 men. In return Sammy received a 5 year prison sentence for his cooperation. He was then taken back in 2002,…


John Dillinger Oil Painting: Public Enemy Number One

John Dillinger may have only been 31 years old at the time of his death, and that death may have occurred over 80 years ago now, but you can’t argue that the legacy he has left behind has imprinted his name deep into the annals of organized crime history. There’s something you just have to like about him, whether that was his charming persona and confident swagger, or the fact that during the severe worldwide…


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