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Background information on organized crime, crime families, crime bosses, gangsters, and other notorious outlaws.
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The Aryan Warriors
The Aryan Warriors is a criminal gang that operates inside the Nevada prison system and in certain communities in Nevada.

The Nazi Low Riders - NLR
The Nazi Low Riders (NLR) is a violent white supremacist prison gang based out of the California prison system.

The Aryan Brotherhood
The Aryan Brotherhood is a notorious prison gang whose powerful reach goes far beyond the prison walls.

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs OMGS
The definition of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs also known as OMGs by the U.S. Department of Justice.

One Percenter
A descriptive term used to describe motorcycle gangs.

Mafia Mug Shots
A gallery of mugshots of members of the American mafia, famous gangsters and mobsters, past and present.

Profile of Richard Kuklinski
Richard Kuklinski was one of the most diabolical self-confessed contract killers who took credit for over 200 murders, including Jimmy Hoffa.

Andrew Gigante
A profile of Andrew Gigante, a messenger for the Genovese Family and son of Vincent "Chin" Gigante, one of the most powerful gangsters in New York.

Charles "Lucky" Luciano
A profile of gangster Charles "Lucky" Luciano, the man instrumental in creating the American Mafia.

Frank Costello: Prime Minister of the Underworld
A profile of Frank Costello, the Prime Minister of the Underworld

John "Dapper Don" Gotti
A profile of John Gotti, former godfather of the powerful Gambino family.

Vincent "Chin" Gigante
A profile of gangster Vincent "Chin" Gigante, boss of the Genovese Family.

Vito "Don Vito" Genovese
Profile of mafia boss Vito Genovese or "Don Vito" as he preferred to be called.

A Special Investigative Report: American Mafia Recruits Sicilian Mafia
The American mafia seems to be in need of a few good men due to the recent trend for gangsters to tattle on their bosses. Godfathers must be hoping that new Sicilian recruits hold true to the 'omerta' code of silence.

This site provides large digest of information about organized crime in Ohio's largest metropolitan area and the rest of Northeast Ohio.

Frank Sinatra and the Mob
Frank Sinatra felt too much was made out of his being the Mafia's favorite singer yet he seemed to go out of his way to be around them more than not, throughout his career.

Lunch at Joe and Mary's
A compelling reenactment of the murder of New York gangster Carmine Galante, who was most known for his part in developing the infamous French Connection. He planned on becoming the head of the Bonanno crime family.

Meyer Lansky Memorabilia Museum
This site contains all articles, diaries, letters and memorabilia from the Thelma Lansky Estate and Meyer Lansky Estate.

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