The Asian Axis: Johnny Eng & The Flying Dragons

Chinatown, in the 1980’s was a hustling, bustling vibrant area that had a darker underbelly, not unlike the life a couple of blocks away in ‘Little Italy’. The five boroughs of New York City, a hive of organised crime activity with many accents, and each with their own dark history. However, America were ill prepared for the Chinese organised crime gangs. They had no one who could go undercover and infiltrate Chinatown, nor did they…


BREAKING: Gambino Boss Frank Cali Shot Dead Outside Home

The last time a mob boss was gunned down in New York, you would have to cast your mind back to 1985, that was of course the assassination of Paul Castellano outside Sparks Steakhouse. 34 years later, and again the Gambino Crime Family take to the headlines, and this time 53 year old Frank Cali is the one lying on the streets of Staten Island. The shooting happened less than 24 hours ago, and currently…


A Few Days in New Orleans

May 5 1890 A group of men employed by Charles Matranga as stevedores are ambushed at the intersection of Esplanade and Claiborne Ave’s. The men are: Antonino Matranga, Frank and Tony LoCascio, Vincent Caruso, Rocco Geraci, Bastion Incardona and Salvatore Sunseri. Antonino Matranga is wounded so badly that he loses his right leg but they all survive. May 6 1890 The Matranga men that were ambushed name six men from the Provenzano faction as those…


Our Charity of the Year: Sunshine Kids Foundation

Over the next year we are helping to fund raise for a very worthy cause, which will hopefully resonate with some of you. The Sunshine Kids Foundation helps children with cancer by offering them fun group activities to take part in throughout the year. Children should be allowed to be children after all, they should be able to grow up and enjoy themselves. A lot of children who have Cancer face long stays in hospitals,…


Tony T’s Trivia: Project Mockingbird

Tony ‘T’ is connected. Not only in America, but worldwide. What ‘T’ don’t know, ain’t worth knowing. You’ll know, because he’ll want you to know. Project Mockingbird, a telephone intercept activity, was conducted between 12 March 1963 and 15 June 1963, and targeted two “Washington based newsmen who, at the time, had been publishing news articles based on, and frequently quoting, classified materials of the CIA and others, including Top Secret and Special Intelligence. Telephone…


5 Industries That Are Allegedly Under Mafia Control

Extortion, shake-downs and bribery, all Mafia methods when it comes to increasing cash flow and getting strong holds within organizations. The Mafia have always invested an interest in legitimate businesses, whether that is a new business setup by a mobster to act as a front for laundering money from rackets and scams, or whether they have managed to infiltrate unions or enterprises and get in on the action. Don’t be fooled in thinking that the…


Enter Our Raffle To Win a Leather “Our Thing” Jacket Worth Over $450

Our kind friends over at “Our Thing” Apparel have donated to us a Leather Varsity Jacket, and well, we have decided to put it up in a raffle for you guys to win. Enter The Raffle To Win Entry to the raffle is just $5 per person, with a maximum of 5 entries per person. If you buy 5 entries, your fifth entry will be free (meaning you pay for 4). The winner will be…


The Ultimate Gangster Apparel: “Our Thing” Leather & Varsity Style Jackets

It’s not everyday something turns our head here, but when we came across this varsity jacket on Facebook we took a second, third, maybe even fourth look at it. This varsity jacket by our good friends over at “Our Thing” Apparel screams gangster, and the quality speaks for itself in the photo gallery below. Each jacket is custom made to order, with your city/state. The varsity jackets (which you can also have your name embroidered…


Le Madrine della Mafia Italiana (Part 3) – Erminia Giuliano

On Sunday 26 May 2002, in a scene not dissimilar to a Hollywood blockbuster, two cars, full of rival Mafia families, were speeding through the streets of Lauro, 20Kms east of Naples, locked in a bloody shoot-out. In one car the Cava family, in the other, and led by reputed boss Salvatore, the Graziano family. The shoot-out left two cars riddled with bullets, five injured and three dead. Of the three, two were grandparents with…


90th Anniversary of the St Valentine’s Day Massacre

Today marks the 90th year anniversary of The St Valentine’s Day Massacre, which saw the slayings of seven members and associates of Chicago’s North Side Gang led by Bugs Moran. The men were gathered at a Lincoln Park garage on the morning of Valentine’s Day 1929, where they were made to line up against a wall before being shot by four unknown assailants carrying Shoguns and Tommy Guns. It was a cold and chilly morning…


Win One of Five Memberships In Our Giveaway

After the successful launch of our new membership feature which you can check out here: The Secret Syndicate We are offering 5 lucky people the chance to win membership for 1 year, and become an official Made Member of the Secret Syndicate. All you need to do is answer one question: How Old Does The NCS Turn This Year? (The NationalCrimeSyndicate.com not the actual National Crime Syndicate founded in 1929). A clue can be found…