The Peanut King Mob

Baltimore is one of the nation’s murder capitals. There’s a reason it’s known as Bodymore. In the swirl of paranoia and profit surrounding the heroin trade in the inner city guns are pulled quickly and indiscriminately with no regard for the loss of human lives […]

Pappy Mason

Howard “Pappy” Mason was a soldier. In one of the most violent eras in New York City history Pappy Mason rose above the rest to cement his reputation as one of the most feared men in the five boroughs […]

Green Dragons

Under questioning, Sonny Wong testifying at trial said, “You gotta know rules involving gangsters going up to take the stand.” When the prosecutor asked what these rules were, Sonny answered, “That we were to take care of ourselves, not go to the police.” […]