Upcoming Episodes

Thursday, July 18

In the 1990s, Ludwig “Tarzan” Fainberg became a middleman between two of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world, buying abandoned Cold War vessels from the Russian Mafiya and selling them to Colombia’s Medellin Cartel. Cold War vessels like former Soviet gunships…and a 90-ft submarine. Show Less
In the 1990s, Ludwig “Tarzan” Fainberg became a middleman between two of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world, b...Show More

The patriarchs of the Black Mafia Family were two brothers from Detroit who controlled one of the biggest cocaine distribution gangs in the U.S. But when Demetrius moves from the shadows of the underworld to the spotlight of the Atlanta hip hop scene, the brothers’ relationship, and BMF, starts to unravel Show Less
The patriarchs of the Black Mafia Family were two brothers from Detroit who controlled one of the biggest cocaine distribution gangs i...Show More

James Spencer Springette went from selling juice to tourists on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to distributing thousands of kilos of cocaine into the United States. Find out how “Jimmy the Juice” found himself on the FBI’s top ten list of most wanted fugitives, right next to Osama bin Laden. Show Less
James Spencer Springette went from selling juice to tourists on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to distributing th...Show More

In the 1990s, Ludwig “Tarzan” Fainberg became a middleman between two of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world, buying abandoned Cold War vessels from the Russian Mafiya and selling them to Colombia’s Medellin Cartel. Cold War vessels like former Soviet gunships…and a 90-ft submarine. Show Less
In the 1990s, Ludwig “Tarzan” Fainberg became a middleman between two of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world, b...Show More

The patriarchs of the Black Mafia Family were two brothers from Detroit who controlled one of the biggest cocaine distribution gangs in the U.S. But when Demetrius moves from the shadows of the underworld to the spotlight of the Atlanta hip hop scene, the brothers’ relationship, and BMF, starts to unravel Show Less
The patriarchs of the Black Mafia Family were two brothers from Detroit who controlled one of the biggest cocaine distribution gangs i...Show More

About Gangsters: America’s Most Evil

Gangsters: America’s Most Evil is a cinematic documentary series that explores the rise and fall of some of the most nefarious and notorious criminals brought to justice by the United States government. From thugs to lethal beauties, outlaws to kingpins, each episode profiles these gangsters and reveals their sinister motives, transgressions and the circumstances that eventually led to their downfall.

 

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A lineup full of “Real Lives. Real Stories. Real Celebrities” is coming your way starting Sept. 10 on REELZ. New series include Rich and Acquitted, Hollywood Homicide Uncovered and Scandal Made Me Famous. New documentary specials include Titanic: Sinking the Myths, Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love and Reagan: From Movie Star to President. Rounding out new fall programming are returning series Autopsy: The Last Hours of… and Gangsters: America’s Most Evil.