Bonanno Crime Family

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Bank Robber From Mobbed-Up Family Was Hiding Out in Hallandale

    Ludwigsen​George Ludwigsen will soon be sentenced for breaking into safety deposit boxes in Mississippi with a saw -- and that's not nearly the most exciting criminal caper the 40-year-old Hallandale Beach resident has to his credit. Earlier in the decade, Ludwigsen and his more famous younger bro ... More >>

  • News

    January 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Morning Juice: Pleas in Mafia Case; Crist Asks for Corruption Inquiry

    ​As we continue to watch for candidates in the race to replace Congressman Robert Wexler, let's see what else is brewing in Broward and Palm Beach.Prosecutors have scored guilty pleas from six men accused of racketeering for the Bonanno crime family, but the alleged ringleader is still holding out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Mafia Membership Back in Fashion

    PhotobucketHeadline maker John Gotti, hailed as the last Godfather.​Since the 2002 death of the last great Godfather, John Gotti, the Italian underworld has been resting in peace -- until its resurrection... now. A tell-all book, a Gotti Jr. trial, and Bonanno crime family members in a South Flo ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    Witness for the Defense

    When a man bites City Hall in court, our columnist takes the stand

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Bad Bet

    It turns out murdered gambling boss Gus Boulis had plenty to hide

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Swimming with the Fishes

    Jenne goes after the, um, Mafia. Question is, who's the bad guy?

  • News

    February 17, 2005


    Sweethearts on Parade

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Pulp Nonfiction, Act 2

    A good, upstanding American family gets mixed up with the mob

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Fight Club

    Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the South Florida nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And Mob ties.

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    The Miniacis and the Mafiosi

    Investigators are discovering a number of links between beach developers Albert and Dominick Miniaci and Broward underworld figures