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  1. The criminalization of American business, with application to Strine & WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Professor Bainbridge on Wine

    ... of American business. From the leader: Who runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than ...


  2. Latest From the Rap SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kirkus Reviews

    ... of Lewis' other two novels featuring London mob enforcer Jack Carter, Jack Carter's Law (1974) and Jack Carter and the Mafia Pigeon (1977) - part of Syndicate's plan to deliver all nine of Lewis' novels back into print by the spring of 2015. If your ...


  3. Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... he won a Sicilian prize founded by Leonardo Sciascia, one of Sicily's most respected writers and a chronicler of the Mafia. There is no voice for the victims. It is just the story of a vendetta, by the person who carried out that vendetta. The ...


  4. I Grew Up Surrounded By Organized Crime In The 1960s - Here's What Life Was LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... aspect - only gambling and nightclubs, so I haven't had to deal with the violent part that you get when you are in the Mafia, etc. It was exciting. Things were more black and white then, for better or worse. But for a kid growing up, it was great. ...


  5. Fukushima: TEPCO sued for $868,000 in unpaid 'danger money'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... mishandling of the clean-up has extended to evidence of homeless people working without compensation, and the Yakuza mafia funneling money destined for TEPCO's subcontractors. In a press conference on Monday, attorney Tsuguo Hirota, said TEPCO is ...


  6. Charbonneau commission: Tony Accurso won't spill much, past star witness saysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... and Accurso over a lucrative Transports Quebec contract. He said Vito Rizzuto, the late former head of the Montreal Mafia , met with the two men at a Laval restaurant to mediate the disagreement over the contract for the l'Acadie Circle. The ...


  7. "The criminalisation of American business"Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | CrimProf Blog

    Who runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than America's regulatory system.


  8. "The increasing criminalization of corporate behavior in America"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Overlawyered

    ... policy as distinct from New York consumers: Who runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping ...


  9. Munzi offers a glimpse inside Calabrian mafiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Arab Times

    VENICE, Aug 31, : In the forsaken village of Africo in southern Italy, where director Francesco Munzi set his mafia film "Black Souls", competing for the Golden Lion in Venice, even the gangsters are afraid.


  10. State Labor figure's Mafia linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    A Victorian Labor Party figure is facing weapon charges and had his local council election partly bankrolled by an alleged Calabrian Mafia boss in a major embarrassment for the ALP in the lead-up to the state election.


  11. Pink Panthers: Daring heists rake in half-a-billion dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | CBS News

    ... then they have a getaway plan. Within a matter of hours, they're in another country. That's their classic MO. If the Mafia grew out of Sicily, the Pink Panthers are a product of Montenegro & Serbia, the now independent republics in what was once ...


  12. the Worm's Eyeview: Trapo mentality and winnabilityRead the original story

    Sunday | MindaNews

    ... the loot is the reward for sycophancy. Patronage and sycophancy are the Gemini twins in the political firmament. Like Mafia or Yakuza enforcers, these twins patrol the neighborhoods, ensure that local officials are loyal, and scoop up the ...


  13. Filmmakers search for Williamsburg of oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    ... The story of a local banker - played by Jane Fonda's son, actor Troy Garity - trying to avoid getting sucked into a mafia scheme is an expanded version of the 2010 award-winning short film of the same name. Castellucio shot much of the original ...


  14. the Connection - Crime Drama fea. Academy AwardA Winner: Jean...Read the original story

    Saturday | Bajan Reporter

    ... has just been transferred to help in the crackdown on organized crime. He decides to take on the French Connection , a mafia-run operation that exports heroin the world over. Paying heed to no one's warnings, he leads a one-man campaign against ...


  15. Three Days to Dead by Kelly MedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2010 | SF Site

    ... of the dregs of humanity, halfies, sound like they might be a brand of fluffy toy, Triads I associate with the Chinese Mafia, Handlers put me in mind of animal trainers, Bloods are a criminal gang, Owlkins are more fluffy toys, and Chalice Frost is ...


  16. Cesare Mori: the Iron PrefectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | J.B. Spins

    ... In fact, it is hard to watch Cesare Mori without analyzing what its respective depictions of Mori, Mussolini, and the Mafia say about current Italian attitudes. In fact, it might be controversial with some audiences because dead-ringer Maurizio ...


  17. ICE Sacramento deports Italian drug-trafficking suspect with alleged Mafia tiesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Holtville Tribune

    A longtime California resident from Italy, who is wanted in his native country for drug trafficking and colluding with the Mafia, was turned over to Italian authorities Wednesday at Rome's Fiumicino Airport by Sacramento-based officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement and Removal Operations .


  18. Fugitive son of former mayor promises to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Bangkok Post

    ... of the general staff division at Police Region 8, said officers have so far arrested 69 people allegedly involved in mafia taxi gangs in Phuket. A total of 82 people are still wanted under arrest warrants, he said. Officers have not yet granted bail ...


  19. Police Search For Suspect With Mob Connections In Malba, Queens ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | CBS Local

    ... shooter. Police were searching Friday afternoon for Robert Sasso, 33, who is described as an associate of the Gambino mafia family and the son of an organized crime figure. Sasso was questioned, but not charged, in the shooting of a construction ...


  20. Detroit Gang Leader Convicted for Planning Armed Robbery by Gang MembersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | PressReleasePoint

    ... The evidence at trial established that Tibbs, also known as Chief Fatah, was the leader of the Michigan branch of the Mafia Insane Vice Lords - a violent street gang that operated primarily on the east side of Detroit. Tibbs sent subordinate members ...