Mafia

How Colombo Crime Family Boss Bill Cutolo's Son Paid Back His Killers

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William Cutolo Jr. still can't believe the mobsters who put a bullet in his father's head were stupid enough to bury the body - or disrespectful enough to leave him in his loafers.

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Did Frank Sinatra Ask The Mafia To Murder Woody Allen?

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Few people ever saw Frank Sinatra’s sensitive side, complained his ex-wife Mia Farrow. She called it the ‘wounding tenderness’ — so deeply felt it hurt him to express it — which only came out publicly when he sang. He had also, the actress gushed, a ‘child’s sense of outrage at any perceived unfairness and an inability to compromise’. It was this ‘powerful sense of Sicilian propriety’, as she carefully termed it, that landed him in fights. And it may, a new book reveals, have prompted what must be one of the most shocking episodes in the singer’s turbulent life.

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Da Vinci Code's Mafia Version: Provenzano’s Coded Bible

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When top Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano was captured in April after 40 years on the run, his hideaway in the Sicilian hills turned up none of the extravagance of Cosa Nostra's cinematic lore. No suitcases of cash, no jewels, nothing to match the popular imagination of the all-powerful godfather. Still, Italian police had no doubts that the square-jawed 73-year-old living in near squalor in an abandoned farmhouse had reigned over the very real-life affairs of Cosa Nostra's billion-dollar business of drug trafficking, high finance and cold-blooded murder.

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The Mafia Killed JFK

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John and Robert Kennedy brought to their respective positions as President and Attorney General an unprecedented familiarity with the threat of organized crime -- and a commitment to prosecute its leaders -- based on their service as member and chief counsel respectively of the McClellan Committee during its extensive investigation of labor racketeering in the late 1950's. An assassination of a President by organized crime could not be allowed to appear to be what it was.

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Kiss Of Death For Rizzuto Clan?

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Nicolo (Nick) Rizzuto Sr., the patriarch of Montreal's mafia, was shot and killed in his posh north-end Montreal home Wednesday evening in a possible death blow to the once powerful clan that sat at the top of Canada's mob world for 30 years. Witnesses tell QMI Agency several shots rang out just before 6 p.m. inside the home in the city's Cartierville borough -a street on which several members of the Rizzuto family own houses. Montreal police confirmed the 86-yearold was struck by bullets around suppertime.

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Donald Trump Claimed Mafia Conspiracy Was Behind Asbestos Fears

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The hits keep on coming. Between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump there is an avalanche of incriminating statements, actions, and blunders. Leftist news blog Mother Jones decided to list some of Trump’s in what they call The Trump Files. Their most recent find? Trump’s claim that the American Mafia is behind the fear of asbestos.

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