Gambino crime family

A suspect in an alleged mafia drug smuggling ring is escorted by FBI agents in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling

Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.

02/11/2014

John 'Junior' Gotti in 2011 (Credit: Andrew H. Walker
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John ‘Junior’ Gotti Clams Up In Investigation Of Alleged Stabbing Outside CVS

There’s little doubt that Gotti is nursing a stab wound, but other circumstances surrounding the story are a mystery.

11/12/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

FBI Arrests Dozens of Alleged Mobsters In NY, NJ Trash-Hauling Case

A dozen members of three of the Genovese, Gambino and Luchese crime families are among those in custody, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

01/16/2013

Eric Schneiderman and Ray Kelly (credit: Office of the Attorney General, Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

37 Suspects Rounded Up In Major Bust Involving Gambling, Loan Sharking Rings

The long-term investigation, called “Operation Flat Rate,” focused on gambling and loan sharking rings, the real moneymakers for the Gambino crime family.

10/18/2011

Curtis Sliwa (file / credit: Donna Ward/Getty Images)

Curtis Sliwa Reacts To Freeing Of Mob Rat ‘Mikey Scars’ DiLeonardo

A former close friend of John Gotti Jr. who confessed to conspiring to kill three people was freed from jail after helping law enforcement jail 80 members of organized crime.

09/12/2011

Domenico Cefalu (file / credit: La Cosa Nostra Database)

Report: Gambino Crime Family Picks Domenico Cefalu As New Boss

The Gambino crime family, knocked down and knocked down again by federal indictments, is reportedly going back to the old pre-John Gotti way of running an organized crime family.

07/29/2011

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Feds Arrest Over 100 In Massive East Coast Mob Takedown

Thursday was a good day for federal agents and bad day for the mob. In the morning the FBI made arrests from New England to Florida. In all, 127 mafia members and associates were charged.

01/20/2011

John Gotti is seen in New York City - Jan 24, 1990 - Photo: MARK CARDWELL/AFP/Getty Images

Reputed Gotti Associate Pleads Guilty In NY

A man reputed to be a former close associate of former Gambino boss John A. Gotti has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to murder.

01/20/2011