organized crime

Reformed Gang Leader in Denmark Is Shot Dead Leaving Book Party

Reformed Gang Leader in Denmark Is Shot Dead Leaving Book Party

Nedim Yasar spent time in jail for violence, robbery, blackmail and unlawful imprisonment, but became a radio host after going through a state-run exit program.
Reformed Gang Leader in Denmark Is Shot Dead Leaving Book Party

Reformed Gang Leader in Denmark Is Shot Dead Leaving Book Party

Nedim Yasar spent time in jail for violence, robbery, blackmail and unlawful imprisonment, but became a radio host after going through a state-run exit program.
The Whitey Bulger Murder Mystery: Two Assailants and a Prison Full of Suspects
Inside El Chapo’s Vast Network: What We Know After the Trial’s First Week

Inside El Chapo’s Vast Network: What We Know After the Trial’s First Week

Several high-profile surprise revelations were the highlight of the first week of the trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican kingpin known as El Chapo.
Jailbreaks, Submarines, a Gold-Plated AK-47: El Chapo’s Trial Will Tell an Epic Tale

Jailbreaks, Submarines, a Gold-Plated AK-47: El Chapo’s Trial Will Tell an Epic Tale

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, arriving at Long Island MacArthur Airport in January 2017. Opening statements in his trial will start on Tuesday.
‘Criminals?’ Hardly. That’s Who the Caravan Flees.

‘Criminals?’ Hardly. That’s Who the Caravan Flees.

A Honduran student headed to class was shot dead by gang members. Feet away, her relatives mourned.
Whitey Bulger’s Crew, From ‘the Rifleman’ to ‘the Executioner’: Where Are They Now?

Whitey Bulger’s Crew, From ‘the Rifleman’ to ‘the Executioner’: Where Are They Now?

A 1953 police booking photo of James (Whitey) Bulger at the beginning of his long career of organized crime.
Whitey Bulger’s Crew, From ‘the Rifleman’ to ‘the Executioner’: Where Are They Now?

Whitey Bulger’s Crew, From ‘the Rifleman’ to ‘the Executioner’: Where Are They Now?

A 1953 police booking photo of James (Whitey) Bulger at the beginning of his long career of organized crime.
Whitey Bulger’s Fatal Prison Beating: ‘He Was Unrecognizable’

Whitey Bulger’s Fatal Prison Beating: ‘He Was Unrecognizable’

Fotios (Freddy) Geas, a Mafia hit man from Massachusetts, seen in court in 2009, is a suspect in the death of James (Whitey) Bulger.
Whitey Bulger’s Fatal Prison Beating: ‘He Was Unrecognizable’

Whitey Bulger’s Fatal Prison Beating: ‘He Was Unrecognizable’

Fotios (Freddy) Geas, a Mafia hit man from Massachusetts, seen in court in 2009, is a suspect in the death of James (Whitey) Bulger.
Ten unbelievable stories from the wild life of James “Whitey” Bulger

Ten unbelievable stories from the wild life of James “Whitey” Bulger

James “Whitey” Bulger was found dead yesterday in a high-security West Virginia prison, where he was serving two life sentences for 11 murders, and had…
Whitey Bulger Is Dead in Prison at 89; Long-Hunted Boston Mob Boss

Whitey Bulger Is Dead in Prison at 89; Long-Hunted Boston Mob Boss

James (Whitey) Bulger in a police booking photo after a 1953 arrest in Boston.
Whitey Bulger Is Dead in Prison at 89; Long-Hunted Boston Mob Boss

Whitey Bulger Is Dead in Prison at 89; Long-Hunted Boston Mob Boss

James (Whitey) Bulger in a police booking photo after a 1953 arrest in Boston.
Notorious crime boss Whitey Bulger was reportedly killed in a West Virginia prison

Notorious crime boss Whitey Bulger was reportedly killed in a West Virginia prison

James “Whitey” Bulger was reportedly killed in a West Virginia prison, according to multiple reports citing unnamed officials. Bulger, a notorious former Boston organized crime…
Arrest in Deadly Vendetta Against Mob Figure Only Thickens the Plot

Arrest in Deadly Vendetta Against Mob Figure Only Thickens the Plot

Sylvester Zottola, 71, a reputed member of the Bonanno crime family, was shot to death Oct. 4 while in his car in a McDonald’s drive-through in the Bronx.

The Danske Bank Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg

Financial institutions and the governments that regulate them aren’t doing nearly enough to prevent money laundering.
Hunted for Months, Reputed Mobster Is Gunned Down at McDonald’s

Hunted for Months, Reputed Mobster Is Gunned Down at McDonald’s

The police investigated the fatal shooting at a drive-through window at a McDonald’s in the Bronx on Thursday.
Genetic Analysis of Seized Elephant Tusks Exposes Three Major Cartels

Genetic Analysis of Seized Elephant Tusks Exposes Three Major Cartels

By performing a DNA analysis of elephant tusks nabbed at ivory busts, scientists have successfully backtracked the contraband to three major African cartels. This application of genetics presents a

The Coming Crime Wars

Future conflicts will mostly be waged by drug cartels, mafia groups, gangs, and terrorists. It is time to rethink our rules of engagement.