The Kansas City Mob Tour App by Gary Jenkins

Most of you that follow the NCS will already be familiar with the name Gary Jenkins. We first interviewed the former Kansas City Intelligence Unit Detective and owner of Gangland Wire, back in July 2015. Since then we teamed up with him and he has become a big part of the team here at the NCS. Now, if you live in or around Kansas City and express an interest in the Mafia then you really…

“There is no Mafia”, said FBI’s Director J. Edgar Hoover

Until the Alapachin Meeting in 1957, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in complete denial about the existence of the Italian Mafia, beginning with the explicit order of his director J. Edgar Hoover. For more than 20 years, this office focused on other public enemies as the likes of John Dillinger, “Pretty Boy” Floyd, “Baby-Face” Nelson, Alvin “Creepy” Karpis or Thomas “Machine Gun” Kelly. The main focus on Hoover’s agenda, though, was “the communist threat”….

9 Restaurants Where Mobsters Were Whacked

For many years, mobsters met at steakhouses and various other restaurants around the cities that they ran, and more often than not, it would be their final meal before they were gunned down in the very restaurant with who they were dining within. Nuovoa Villa Tammaro Restaurant 2715 W 15th St, Coney Island – April 15th 1933 Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria’s favorite restaurant was Nuovoa, it was a hit for lovers of seafood, on…

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Record An Opening Podcast Announcement For Gangland Wire

One of the team here at the NCS, Former Kansas City Police Officer, Gary Jenkins, who also runs the very successful Gangland Wire, is giving you the chance to get your voice on his podcast show. All you need to do is record an opening announcement for the show, that he can use and send to Yes, it really is as simple as that. Simply record yourself saying: “My name is ________ from ________…

Mafia Christmas Ideas: Card Games, Shot Glasses and More

It’s nearly that time of the year where the holidays start and we thought we would give you a helping hand to finding the best Mafia gifts that you can send to friends, family, and loved ones. So, feast your eyes on these… Mafia the Party Game – $12.99 This Mafia card set is all you need to play Mafia in style. It comes with 36 cards, instruction manual, and a logo pouch. Mug Shots…

The Emigration: The Mafia’s First Steps in The US

According to John Dickie: Between 1901 and 1913, some 1.1 million Sicilians emigrated – a little less than a quarter of the island’s entire population. Of those, roughly 800,000 made the United States their destination. Inevitably, some were men of honor, smart and ruthless criminals who sought to establish protection regimes and other criminal activities among their fellow migrants and along the trade routes connecting the two shores of the Atlantic. However, Selwyn Raab points…

Top 5 Feared Mobsters: Halloween Special

All Hallows’ Eve is upon us once again, and to celebrate the yearly event we are bringing you our very own Halloween special. So before you go trick or treating around your local neighborhood, you may want to check out our 5 most feared mobsters.