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Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

By outing the Naples Mafia with his 2006 book, Gomorrah, Roberto Saviano put his life on the line. He's been under police protection ever since.
Vincent Gigante: The “Insane” Mafioso Who Almost Outfoxed the Feds

Vincent Gigante: The “Insane” Mafioso Who Almost Outfoxed the Feds

Vincent "Chin" Gigante headed one of New York's biggest mafia families. But when the feds tried to catch him, he faked insanity to stay out of jail.
How The Kray Twins Ruled The Underworld Of Swinging Sixties London In Style

How The Kray Twins Ruled The Underworld Of Swinging Sixties London In Style

The Kray brothers Ronnie and Reggie may have owned dozens of nightclubs and hobnobbed with celebrities, but they also committed some of the most shocking murders gangland London had ever seen.
Inside The Baffling, Unsolved Case Of The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

Inside The Baffling, Unsolved Case Of The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist remains the largest private property theft in American history — and its last surviving link has just slipped through the authorities' fingers.
FBI Informant, Murderer, Experimental Test Subject: The Tale Of Famed Mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

FBI Informant, Murderer, Experimental Test Subject: The Tale Of Famed Mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

James "Whitey" Bulger, one of America's most dangerous mob leaders, lived a double life as an FBI collaborator. But who was working for who?
How A Jewish Mobster Became The Leader Of A Nazi-Punching Gang On The Brink Of World War II

How A Jewish Mobster Became The Leader Of A Nazi-Punching Gang On The Brink Of World War II

In 1936, New York congressman Nathan Perlman asked Jewish mob boss Meyer Lansky to intimidate Nazi sympathizers across the city. The mafioso even did it for free.
English Marathoner Mark Fellows Revealed To Be A Hitman Based On His GPS Watch History

English Marathoner Mark Fellows Revealed To Be A Hitman Based On His GPS Watch History

A four-year streak of gang violence in northwestern England has ended as hitman Mark Fellows was brought to justice via his Garmin Forerunner.
Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Known as "Immortal," octogenarian Carmine Persico ruled the Colombo crime family from prison for 30 years. The infamous "snake" has now died in prison at the age of 85.
The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

When they pulled off the Lufthansa heist, it was the largest robbery in U.S. history. Four decades later, the few who survived the bloodbath have still evaded justice.
31 Vintage Crime Scenes Brought To Life In Stunningly Gruesome Color

31 Vintage Crime Scenes Brought To Life In Stunningly Gruesome Color

These colorized versions of vintage black-and-white crime scene photos reveal a unique perspective on the murders, mobsters, and mayhem of decades past.
Danny Greene: The 1970s Irish Mobster Who Tore Cleveland Apart With Bombs

Danny Greene: The 1970s Irish Mobster Who Tore Cleveland Apart With Bombs

For a decade-long period of explosive violence, Irish-American mobster Danny Greene terrorized the city of Cleveland with a series of fatal bombings.