Whitey Bulger Trial

On June 6, Boston will hold organized crime’s, “Trial of the Century,” when infamous Mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger gets his day in court for allegedly murdering 19 people during his stay atop Boston’s gangland. After 16 years on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Bulger was apprehended on June 22, 2011 in Santa Monica, California […]

A Look Inside Boston’s Organized Crime Underworld

With the recent capture of the infamous gangster Whitey Bulger and the arrest of 83-year-old Howie Winter, from Boston’s notorious Winter Hill gang, (see accompanying article), Irish mobsters are back in the news. When Bulger went on the lam in 1995, the streets of Boston became a warzone as the Italian Mafia […]

Mafia Guys

Goodfellas, the Godfather, Donnie Brasco, The Sopranos- Hollywood’s obsession with mobsters dates all the way back to the turn of the century. A litany of wise guys have gained fame and notoriety and eventually been incarcerated by the feds […]

Mob Parties in Prison

There’s a scene in “Goodfellas” where Ray Liota who plays Henry Hill and some other mafiaso are in the joint. They’re in a backroom or a mop closet at the prison but due to their Costra Nostra status they are living large, drinking wine, and eating Italian delicacies […]