Led by the FBI, Australian police and numerous European law enforcement agencies, the investigation gave the officials a window into the conversations of criminal networks, as people planned illegal drug shipments, plotted robberies and put out contracts for killings.
June 8, 2021
“Violent groups often take actions to gain legitimacy in order to gain support from civilians living under their rule as well as potential supporters abroad,” University of Maryland political scientist Jori Breslawski wrote.
May 7, 2020
Infamous Boston mob boss and federal informant James "Whitey" Bulger has been killed in prison. According to reports, Bulger was beaten to death by "multiple inmates" who may have connections to organized crime.
October 31, 2018
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October 4, 2018
Michoacán law enforcement authorities have detained all members of the Ocampo (Mexico) police force as part of an investigation into the murder of Fernando Ángeles Juárez.
June 26, 2018
Authorities arrested dozens of people Wednesday as part of Operation Dirty Thirds, a multi-agency dragnet targeted at a Los Angeles County jail drug trafficking scheme controlled by the Mexican mafia.
May 24, 2018
According to the complaint, Balian was interviewed several times by federal agents last year where he repeatedly made false statements and misrepresentations about his alleged links to local criminal figures, including Jose Loza, a Mexican Mafia member and “shot-caller” for the Canta Ranas street gang.
May 17, 2018
The 41 suspects who were arrested are reputed members of the Bonnano, Genovese, and Columbo crime families. During the arrests, agents recovered three handguns, a shotgun, gambling paraphernalia, and more than $30,000 in cash.
August 4, 2016
Three people have been charged in the shooting of a Memphis Organized Crime Unit officer, who was shot in the chest Wednesday night.
May 28, 2015
A state parole board recently decided that Enriquez should be released, despite concerns expressed by a prosecutor, according to records obtained by The Los Angeles Times. Enriquez's fate is now in the hands of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has about three more weeks to decide whether he should be freed.
February 2, 2015
LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Downing described the meeting as an "LAPD-sponsored event" where attendees listened to the man describe his experience with a "transnational criminal enterprise."
January 29, 2015
Twenty-four arrests were made in Italy and the United States following a two-year operation that relied both on wiretaps and on an American undercover agent named by investigators as “Jimmy,” who infiltrated the Gambinos and fooled Italians into believing he was a heroin dealer.
February 11, 2014
The ponytailed 72-year-old Colombo crime boss goes on trial Tuesday for ordering the 1997 murder of NYPD police officer Ralph Dols.
November 11, 2013
The umpteenth dig for Jimmy Hoffa may have unearthed zilch, but the FBI's decades-old search for the famous Teamsters leader is far from over.
June 19, 2013
After nearly 16 years on the run and two years after his arrest on charges he played a role in 19 murders, James "Whitey" Bulger is about to face a jury.
June 3, 2013