Tag Archives: Crime

17 Intriguing Thuggee Facts

To date, there is no organized cult of killers that has claimed more lives than Thuggee, who last existed in the 1800s. Thuggee refers to the actions conducted by thugs, a group of organized gangs that robbed and killed people to appease their goddess in the Indian subcontinent. Here are some more intriguing thuggee facts.…… Read More »

17 Amazing Lucky Luciano Facts

During the 20th century, mafia families reigned and caused havoc all over the United States. Throughout that time, many came forward, but very few had the impacts that Lucky Luciano did. Here, we look at some mind-blowing facts about the gang leader and his escapades. 1. He Was Born Salvatore Luciana Born to Antonio Lucania…… Read More »

11 Mind-Blowing Ruja Ignatova Facts

Over time, the world has experienced fraudsters from all walks of life. Some were killed, some were caught by the authorities, and some, as you are about to find out, vanished into thin air (quite literally). Ruja Ignatova was a good dancer who knew when to leave the stage. She hatched a plan, executed it…… Read More »

6 Intriguing Paul Castellano Facts

The Chicken Man. Big Paulie. The Pope. PC. The Beak. What do these names have in common? You are right; they are all nicknames used to refer to the once head of the Gambino family, Paul Castellano. He was big, feared, and commanded loads of respect from the entire mafia families in the United States.…… Read More »

Mafia Hierarchy Structure

The word “mafia” commands an extraordinary aura. Also known as La Cosa Nostra or the Mob, there are about 5 recognized mafia families in New York alone. They include Lucchese, Genovese, Bonnano, Colombo, and Gambino, most involving Italian Americans. However, what is a mafia? What does it do? When did it start? Do you have…… Read More »

29 Interesting Facts About Kidnappings

1. The Armed Forces of Colombia commissioned a pop song that included a Morse code message to kidnapped military personnel, “19 people rescued, you’re next. Don’t lose hope”, because the kidnappers would let their captives listen to radio. – Source 2. When Canadian reporter Mellissa Fung was kidnapped by bandits in Afghanistan, Afghan intelligence identified…… Read More »

7 Chilling Jeffrey Dahmer Facts

You might remember Jeffrey Dahmer from Netflix’s “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which first aired in 2022. Before that, not many people, certainly not Gen-Zs (on a lighter note), knew about this dreaded serial killer. Those who did had probably forgotten about his horrific acts. Aside from killing his victims and putting their families into…… Read More »

Facts You Won’t Believe About Asia’s Human Flesh Black Market

The Commercial Trade in Human Organs Started in India In the 1980s, certain clinics in India started to perform transplants using organs that they bought from individuals or dealers. The trade quickly spread to neighboring Pakistan, the Philippines, Egypt, and China. These countries have a large population of poor people but some excellent medical centers…… Read More »