who is the Dixie Mafia

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yankee

United States

#1 Jun 6, 2011
anybody know or scared to tell
Google

Lexington, KY

#2 Jun 6, 2011
nobody is scared and no one cares, go back to the freak thread
Johnny glass

Lexington, KY

#3 Jun 6, 2011
Who knows
Dixie Chick

Long Branch, NJ

#4 Jun 9, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixie_Mafia

The Dixie Mafia is a criminal organization based in Biloxi, Mississippi, and operated primarily in the Southern United States, in the 1970s. The group uses each member's talents in various crime categories to help move stolen merchandise, illegal alcohol, and illegal drugs. It is also particularly well-known for violence.
In Biloxi, Mississippi
Founded by Mike Gillich, Jr.
Years active late 1960s – present
Territory Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and Mississippi
Ethnicity mostly white
Membership 100 +/-
Criminal activities bootlegging, illegal gambling, bribery, drug trafficking, burglary, robbery, theft, murder, fencing
Allies American Mafia
The gang became known for carrying out contract killings, particularly against former members. During its peak, from the early 1970s to the late 1980s, dozens of people were murdered (usually shot) by its members. Victims were most often murdered because they testified, or threatened to testify, against fellow members. One contract killer William Miller aka. "Blue Eyes" was said to have carried out many of the contract killings. This could never be proven due to lack of information or evidence. He disappeared and was thought to have left settled down in Nashville.
Dixie Chick

Long Branch, NJ

#5 Jun 9, 2011
http://www.librarything.com/work/83820 Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South, by Edward Humes

"The Strip" in Biloxi, Mississippi, was home base for the Dixie Mafia, and Mike Gillich, Jr. was the group's unofficial but de facto kingpin. Of Croatian descent and from a large, poor family, he had raised himself in the city's Point Cadet section to become a wealthy entrepreneur along "The Strip". He owned a string of motels, a bingo parlor, and nightclubs that doubled as strip joints and gambling dens. He was known and trusted by almost every member of the Dixie Mafia, especially those who trusted no one else.
Mike Gillich was also patron and protector of Kirksey McCord Nix, Jr., one of the gang's most notable members. In December, 1965, at the age of 22, Nix was caught carrying illegal automatic weapons in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. An old friend of his, Juanda Jones, ran a bordello there, and Nix became involved with Jones' adolescent daughter, Sheri LaRa. In later years, she would play a key role in his operations, including direct ties to the murders of Circuit Court Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife, Margaret, a former Biloxi councilwoman and mayoral candidate.
Edward Humes, in his 1994 book, Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia, chronicled the Sherry murders, and the subsequent investigation of Gillich, Kirksey Nix, Bobby Fabian and others that were involved either loosely or actively in the murders. Bobby Fabian began cooperating with the FBI on the Sherry murders and was pleading with any law enforcement officials to move him out of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) because he felt he would be murdered. Fabian was transferred out of Angola but not a moment too soon as Dixie Mafia member (Florida Boss) Jeffery Carter had managed to be assigned to Camp-D within the penitentiary, exactly where Fabian was being housed.
Dixie Chick

Long Branch, NJ

#6 Jun 9, 2011
With the aid of his father's connections in neighboring Oklahoma, Kirksey Nix beat the weapons charges in Ft. Smith and moved on to other crimes. He was suspected in the gangland-style murder of a gambler named Harry Bennett, who was about to turn state's evidence against several Dixie Mafia members. Although Nix's involvement in Bennett's murder was never proven, this incident precipitated a string of killings that left twenty-five people dead in six states over the next four years.
Nix was a suspect in the attempted assassination of McNairy County, Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser, and in the murder of Pusser's wife. Nix was also convicted of murdering wealthy New Orleans grocery owner Frank Corso. At the time of the murder, Kirksey Nix was believed to be employed by Darrel Ward in Clarksville, Texas. Mr. Ward was a noted associate of syndicate boss Sam "Momo" Giancana and is thought to have controlled organized crime and bootlegging throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. The Dixie Mafia was strongly connected to the State Line Mob and its leader Carl Douglas "Towhead" White.
The members of the Dixie Mafia usually create small, seemingly legitimate, businesses such as buying and selling junk or antiques. These businesses would provide fronts for the operators to buy and sell stolen items provided by others within the network. The businesses would usually operate until they aroused suspicion, then move to another location
Many members of the Dixie Mafia were former state or federal prisoners. Members were usually recruited while in prison; a history of violent behavior was generally a prerequisite to becoming a member
The terms "Dixie Mafia" and "Southern Mafia" have been used interchangeably. Documented use of the two terms existed as early as 1993, when Scarfone wrote about the "Dixie Mafia" or the "Southern Mafia" working together with the "Italian Mafia" in the South.
Louisiana State Penitentiary is home to many Dixie Mafia members.
One such Dixie Mafia member who is suspected of numerous murders around the United States (and Mexico) is Jeffery Carter. Jeffery Carter served a 20-year sentence in the Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) for the death and sexual assault of a New Orleans prostitute.
Inside The Dixie Mafia: Politics of Death by John Caylor
Dixie Mafia: Prison Gang Profile
Discovery Times, Dixie Mafia
Dixie Chick

Long Branch, NJ

#7 Jun 9, 2011
According to an October 20, 1999 appeal from the United States District Court For the Southern District of Mississippi, "while serving a life sentence for murder at Angola State Penitentiary, Nix built a criminal empire from which he hoped to earn enough money to buy his way out of prison. Although he dabbled in insurance fraud and drug dealing, Nix’s primary money-making scheme was a “lonely hearts” scam designed to defraud gay men. Nix and his prison syndicate would place personal advertisements in national gay-themed magazines. When men would respond to these ads, Nix or one of his associates would indicate that he was having financial difficulties and needed the respondent to wire money to a Nix associate outside prison. Nix acquired hundreds of thousands of dollars from this scam.
There was a fake "Save the Children Charity," too, but I'm not sure if that was Nix or a different incarcerated, connected southerner.
Fake charities are excellent for money laundering, and all organized criminals know that their money needs to look clean.
Fake charities for orphaned children can also explain a lot of children with no parents around, should anyone care to look.
whcheesecutter

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

#8 Jul 14, 2011
It seems odd to me that a person with the name Dixie Chick is apparently in NJ
Rat Trapper

Wellborn, FL

#9 Mar 3, 2012
Dixie Chick wrote:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D ixie_Mafia
The Dixie Mafia is a criminal organization based in Biloxi, Mississippi, and operated primarily in the Southern United States, in the 1970s. The group uses each member's talents in various crime categories to help move stolen merchandise, illegal alcohol, and illegal drugs. It is also particularly well-known for violence.
In Biloxi, Mississippi
Founded by Mike Gillich, Jr.
Years active late 1960s – present
Territory Louisiana, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and Mississippi
Ethnicity mostly white
Membership 100 +/-
Criminal activities bootlegging, illegal gambling, bribery, drug trafficking, burglary, robbery, theft, murder, fencing
Allies American Mafia
The gang became known for carrying out contract killings, particularly against former members. During its peak, from the early 1970s to the late 1980s, dozens of people were murdered (usually shot) by its members. Victims were most often murdered because they testified, or threatened to testify, against fellow members. One contract killer William Miller aka. "Blue Eyes" was said to have carried out many of the contract killings. This could never be proven due to lack of information or evidence. He disappeared and was thought to have left settled down in Nashville.
UPDATE: Mike Gillich, Jr. is a RAT. He is NOT a member of the Dixie Mafia. He is a snitching bitch.
bred for life

United States

#10 Jun 14, 2012
Rat Trapper wrote:
<quoted text> UPDATE: Mike Gillich, Jr. is a RAT. He is NOT a member of the Dixie Mafia. He is a snitching bitch.
Ya know a lot of gum flappers out there and all have a reckoning. Time creeps up on us all some get extra for that special place on your breakfast table. Teeth and hair not so much but mmmmmm. Mmmmm good!
haha

Smyrna, GA

#12 Jul 8, 2012
bred for life wrote:
<quoted text>
Ya know a lot of gum flappers out there and all have a reckoning. Time creeps up on us all some get extra for that special place on your breakfast table. Teeth and hair not so much but mmmmmm. Mmmmm good!
so whatsamatta? scared are ya chicken willy
bucktown original

Memphis, TN

#13 Aug 2, 2012
The DM is dead gillich, hobbs, nix are all people of old biloxi. The major casinos run the city now and youre a fool if you dont believe it
RAT TRAPPER

Tallahassee, FL

#14 Oct 12, 2012
bred for life wrote:
<quoted text>
Ya know a lot of gum flappers out there and all have a reckoning. Time creeps up on us all some get extra for that special place on your breakfast table. Teeth and hair not so much but mmmmmm. Mmmmm good!
I wish you would better explain what you are trying to say...hair and teeth? Breakfast table? You may know what you are trying to articulate, but believe me, nobody else in the world could decipher your post. I see no sense in posting if nobody can understand you! Were you drunk when you posted, or, are you just a simple minded uneducated "lip flapper"?
Peckerwood AZ

Phoenix, AZ

#15 Nov 4, 2012
William "blue eyes" miller was one of the Dixie mafias known contract killers and my great great grandfather
Rat Trapper

Tallahassee, FL

#16 Dec 18, 2012
bred for life wrote:
<quoted text>
Ya know a lot of gum flappers out there and all have a reckoning. Time creeps up on us all some get extra for that special place on your breakfast table. Teeth and hair not so much but mmmmmm. Mmmmm good!
NOW HE IS IN THE BIG RAT SEWER IN THE SKY! White folks gums don't flap...now I know what you are.
Rat Trapper

Tallahassee, FL

#17 Dec 18, 2012
...With Bobby Fabian!
Krazy K

United States

#18 Apr 25, 2013
You wouldn't have talked like that about Mr Mike, when biloxi was still biloxi, back in the old school days. As far as Mr Mike being a rat the man was 60 years old at the time he was looking at 20 years and dying in prison. I'm sure that if the roles were reversed, you would become a rat to. You think he felt good about rolling over on Pete, He loved Pete he even bought him his first suit. If Mr Mike was younger he would have done his time. But can you really fault a man for not wanting to Die in prison.
Rat Trapper

Tallahassee, FL

#19 Apr 25, 2013
Let me make sure I understand what you are saying. You seem to be indicating that it is ok to rat on your pals if you are 60 years old and facing a prison sentence??? Why was he facing a prison sentence? FOR SOMETHING THAT HE DID?!???? So, Mike gets caught up in his own shit, and decides that once he gets pinched he will rat on his long time buddies that could possibly get the death penalty...his "buddies" who have been in prison for nearly 40 years and trying desperately to get out...and he justifies all of this (as do you) because he is 60 years old and "may" die in prison?!!!? Your logic and SUPPORTING JUSTIFICATION is so ridiculous that it is almost funny. And you are wrong to assume that if the "situation would have been reversed that I would have ratted too"... No the fuck I would not have!!! I am up in age too, and I was facing a 20 year stretch in Angola (but could have received probation had I ratted) and I chose to take my medicine! I went to LSP with a 20 years sentence, did 10 years (under the old good time law 2-for-1) and made it out. Mike should have dome the same thing. He may not have died in prison. Even if he would have then so what! We all have to die. The bottom line is he made sure that several people (names with-held) who had been trying for years to get out of LSP (whether set free or transferred to a easier prison DO TO AGE) he made sure that none of the "buddies" were ever going to get out, receive a transfer or any other relief. Fuck you and Ratten ass Mike G.

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