Ciment's got a valid point......some members on the forum have grown up around people, areas, countries and neighbourhoods where these criminals and turf wars take place.

By consequence, people talk, you hear stories and trends that for whatever reason journalists don't have access too.

How many times did they mess up the origins of gangsters, thats just one example.

Although I respect the depth and knowledge of antimafias post, the past is exactly that, the past.

Present day circumstances are not what it was in 95 or even 4 years ago.