Da mob is back in da news
If you love stories about organized crime, be sure to check out the newspaper stories on the latest federal indictment against "Outfit" members in the Chicago area. Everything from the mob monickers to the stories of the hits on bigtime mobsters, like the Spilotro brothers, is vintage organized crime, and there is all kinds of grist for the mill occupied by veteran mob watchers.
The feds, using a disaffected mob relative and some strategically placed wiretaps, obtainted federal indictments against 14 top Chicago-area mobsters. It alleges the usual laundry list of vice-related crime -- illegal gambling, extortion -- backed up by the usual tactics of bill collection and extortion [–] extreme violence represented by multiple murder.