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  1. Prosecutors fought back against 99-Goon Syndicate with old gang lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    ... RICO was passed by Congress in 1970 to target one of the most notorious criminal organizations in U.S. history, the mafia. As crime families like La Costa Nostra began to infiltrate legitimate businesses, federal prosecutors wanted the clout to ...

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  2. Russia as a failed stateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Cicero's Songs

    I make no apology for maintaining a string of posts on the subject of Russia. The fact is that Putin's mafia state, nuclear armed as it is, poses an existential threat to the freedom and prosperity of the West and to the peace of the whole world.

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  3. Canadian drug lord's sentence should be boosted to compensate for...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | National Post

    ... Canada and the United States, prosecutors say. Cournoyer is painted as a colourful drug lord who forged ties to the Mafia, the Hells Angels, aboriginal gangs and Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel. After fierce claims of innocence, Cournoyer struck a plea ...

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  4. Immigration policy 1911: lunatics excluded, but bigots stayedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    "If immigration was properly restricted you would no longer be troubled with anarchy, socialism, the Mafia, and such kindred evils."

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  5. Judge rules investigators can see Mafia bossa s jailhouse emailsRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    A mafia boss can't expect his jailhouse emails to be protected from the prying eyes of authorities - even if the communiques are to and from his lawyer, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled.

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  6. Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    VATICAN CITY It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather's car in a Mafia ambush in January.

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  7. 'Musina Mafia' case postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    After four years of delays, a 637-page indictment and 1 872 counts, the matter against the "Musina Mafia" was again postponed.

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  8. MH17 and its aftermath: 'ordinary Russians are horrified and frightened'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Free Republic

    ... to frame "either Russia or the rebels." But he, too, has tremendous disdain The Ukraine mess is about organized crime, mafia families, and corrupt usage of politics to further a gangster agenda. If the EU trade deal back in November/December had ...

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  9. Former Border Patrol agent warns what’s comingRead the original story

    Sunday | Free Republic

    ... He says a very credible informer told him that that the most dangerous crime element in Mexico City is Russian Mafia. That means KGB. Few people know this, but the Soviets entered a secret pact with Mexico very early in the last century, almost ...

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  10. An Elegant, Thoughtful Exploration Of Life In 'Two Italies'Read the original story

    Sunday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Italy's boot, is one of the most economically depressed provinces in Italy and suffers under the stranglehold of its mafia, the 'Ndranghetta. While it's rich in ancient history - the mathematician Pythagorus lived here - it was also the region from ...

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  11. Gangs: History of gang activity in SLO CountyRead the original story

    Sunday | SanLuisObispo.com

    meaning "Southerners" - are historically aligned with the Mexican Mafia prison gang, an association of convicts within the U.S. prison system formed in the 1950s in California to protect themselves from other prison gangs. Members of these Sureo ...

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  12. Editorial: Drugs fuel border crisisRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... by the powerful Mexican gangs that ruled much of L.A.'s criminal underworld. Those gangs, including the feared Mexican Mafia, owed much of their muscle, reach and financing to the drug trade. When MS-13 partnered up with the Mexican Mafia, the ...

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  13. International Street Gang Leaders Accused of NJ Murder Plot, Drug TraffickingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Patch.com

    ... drug distribution channels from coast to coast. Rodriguez-Juarez and other gang leaders struck deals with the Mexican Mafia, a California prison gang and Mexican drug cartels to supply methamphetamine and other drugs at cheap prices to other MS-13 ...

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  14. You sure about that tattoo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Online

    ... thought of as being of loose character, wild or indisciplined. Tattoos are often sported by criminal gang members, the Mafia and the Yakuza, which is why many tend to associate tattoos with bad hats, gangsterism and crime. Those with tattoos might ...

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  15. 'Assassin's van' suggests organized crime elementsRead the original story

    Saturday | The Advocate

    ... creation of men with unknown motives. And while law enforcement officials say there are still vestiges of the Mafia, they say its influence in New Orleans has been reduced through attrition and tectonic shifts in the criminal landscape. "To say that ...

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  16. Two purported mobsters, Berrios employee snared in a racketeering investigationRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... gang with violating the statute. It's modeled after the 1970 federal racketeering statute that was used to target the Mafia. Paul Koroluk and Panozzo - convicted burglars - have been in the headlines for years for their reputed ties to the Chicago ...

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  17. The Good, The Bad, and Eli Wallach - The Role of a LifetimeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Town Topics

    ... the back of the store by his father, who tells him, "You didn't see anything." Eventually the family moved from their Mafia-friendly neighborhood to Flatbush, where Wallach attended Erasmus Hall High School. From there he went to the University of ...

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  18. Two purported mobsters, employee of Joe Berrios snared ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... gang with violating the statute. It's modeled after the 1970 federal racketeering statute that was used to target the Mafia. Paul Koroluk and Panozzo - convicted burglars - have been in the headlines for years for their reputed ties to the Chicago ...

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  19. NCPO begins crackdown on Pattaya motorbike taxisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Pattaya Mail

    ... transportation services within the area. Problems such as unreasonable public transportation fares, poor services, and Mafia-style groups taking advantage of residents have been common. The junta's three-phase plan calls for systematizing ...

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  20. Judge Bob Brotherton signs gang injunction against Varrio CarnalesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Examiner.com

    ... Star State. Since that time the two offices have been successful in obtaining gang injunctions against the Puro Lil Mafia, North Side Crips and Hoova Crip gang. Members of the District Attorney's Office were successful in arguing before Texas ...

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