Philly mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi could have faced a third trial after jurors acquitted him last week of witness tampering. But prosecutors are seeking to dismiss the remaining counts against the reputed Philly mob boss – a rare setback in their decades-long campaign against the Philadelphia mob.
The renewable energy industry is apparently becoming a favorite playground for the underworld, Alic writes. Lucrative government subsidies for the construction of wind farms and a fairly lax regulatory system have made renewable energy attractive to the Mafia.
A new book on Palermo's stolen Caravaggio reignites an old debate on art, the Mafia, and the inefficiency of Italian authorities.
Who is Whitey Bulger, and why does Wednesday's arrest of this aging crime boss matter so much to the FBI?
FBI and local law enforcement arrests 127 people allegedly connected to the Mafia, mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. Officials say the mob is still 'entrenched' in certain industries and has a 'pervasive' influence at ports.