Gangsters: America’s Most Evil
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Wednesday, July 18

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Albanian immigrant Alex ‘Uncle’ Rudaj did what no other gangster had done before – or since – muscle in on Italian Mafia territory and turn his gang into a “sixth family” of organized crime. Show Less
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Albanian immigrant Alex ‘Uncle’ Rudaj did what no other gangster had done before – or sinc...Show More

This episode follows the case of Juan Raul Garza, the first drug kingpin. Garza and his gang made millions of dollars running drugs across "Marijuana Boulevard," the Gateway bridge linking Mexico and the U.S. in Brownsville, Texas. He became the first felon targeted for death by the federal government in more than 30 years. Show Less
This episode follows the case of Juan Raul Garza, the first drug kingpin. Garza and his gang made millions of dollars running drugs ac...Show More

Griselda Blanco, "The Godmother," is suspected of scores of murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to New York, Miami, and Southern California. On the run from the law for over ten years, Blanco was captured in 1985 in Irvine, California. Her trial ended in scandal and she was eventually deported back to Colombia. Show Less
Griselda Blanco, "The Godmother," is suspected of scores of murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to New York, Miami, and S...Show More

Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After aligning with the Cali Cartel of Colombia, Garcia Abrego’s cocaine smuggling empire grew to an estimated $10 billion. Despite his nickname, “The Doll,” Garcia Abrego was brutal in his violence. He was suspected of ordering dozens of killings; victims reportedly included rival drug traffickers and journalists. He spent years on the run from law enforcement, much of it, hiding in plain sight. But his days on the run would be numbered… Show Less
Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After ali...Show More

This episode follows the case of Juan Raul Garza, the first drug kingpin. Garza and his gang made millions of dollars running drugs across "Marijuana Boulevard," the Gateway bridge linking Mexico and the U.S. in Brownsville, Texas. He became the first felon targeted for death by the federal government in more than 30 years. Show Less
This episode follows the case of Juan Raul Garza, the first drug kingpin. Garza and his gang made millions of dollars running drugs ac...Show More

Griselda Blanco, "The Godmother," is suspected of scores of murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to New York, Miami, and Southern California. On the run from the law for over ten years, Blanco was captured in 1985 in Irvine, California. Her trial ended in scandal and she was eventually deported back to Colombia. Show Less
Griselda Blanco, "The Godmother," is suspected of scores of murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to New York, Miami, and S...Show More

Thursday, July 19

Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After aligning with the Cali Cartel of Colombia, Garcia Abrego’s cocaine smuggling empire grew to an estimated $10 billion. Despite his nickname, “The Doll,” Garcia Abrego was brutal in his violence. He was suspected of ordering dozens of killings; victims reportedly included rival drug traffickers and journalists. He spent years on the run from law enforcement, much of it, hiding in plain sight. But his days on the run would be numbered… Show Less
Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After ali...Show More

Wednesday, July 25

Rances Ulices Amaya was the leader of a sex trafficking enterprise, exploiting young girls and using the money generated to send back to El Salvador and his machete-carrying gang MS-13. But eventually it would be the victims that would prove stronger than their captor… Show Less
Rances Ulices Amaya was the leader of a sex trafficking enterprise, exploiting young girls and using the money generated to send back ...Show More

This episode profiles the rise and fall of Albert "Alpo" Martinez, dubbed the Mayor of Harlem. Alpo and two childhood friends, Azie Faison and Rich Porter, would become kings of the inner city in the mid-1980 s. But like the high itself, the cocaine brotherhood did not last. Azie narrowly escaped with his life. Rich Porter would not be so lucky. Alpo would admit to killing his old friend and 13 other murders. He s now serving hard time for his crimes. Show Less
This episode profiles the rise and fall of Albert "Alpo" Martinez, dubbed the Mayor of Harlem. Alpo and two childhood friends, Azie Fa...Show More

This episode features the rise and fall of Johnny Eng, one of the most notorious drug traffickers in the history of Manhattan's Chinatown. A one-time informant for the DEA, "Machine Gun Johnny" thought he could snitch on all his rivals to monopolize the heroin trade on the eastern seaboard. The special task force set up by the DEA would chase Eng all the way to Hong Kong. Eventually extradited to the U.S., Eng would hire John Gotti's lawyer to defend him against a prosecutor known as "The Dragon Lady." Show Less
This episode features the rise and fall of Johnny Eng, one of the most notorious drug traffickers in the history of Manhattan's Chinat...Show More

Omar Portee, aka OG Mack, reportedly formed the East Coast faction of the Bloods. Portee got his education in gang life by watching the notorious street gang operate on the West Coast, and then brought the knowledge back home to the Bronx, and specifically, Rikers Island. The infamous prison is where Portee would create the United Blood Nation, and soon watch it spread throughout the East Coast. Show Less
Omar Portee, aka OG Mack, reportedly formed the East Coast faction of the Bloods. Portee got his education in gang life by watching th...Show More

This episode profiles the rise and fall of Albert "Alpo" Martinez, dubbed the Mayor of Harlem. Alpo and two childhood friends, Azie Faison and Rich Porter, would become kings of the inner city in the mid-1980 s. But like the high itself, the cocaine brotherhood did not last. Azie narrowly escaped with his life. Rich Porter would not be so lucky. Alpo would admit to killing his old friend and 13 other murders. He s now serving hard time for his crimes. Show Less
This episode profiles the rise and fall of Albert "Alpo" Martinez, dubbed the Mayor of Harlem. Alpo and two childhood friends, Azie Fa...Show More

This episode features the rise and fall of Johnny Eng, one of the most notorious drug traffickers in the history of Manhattan's Chinatown. A one-time informant for the DEA, "Machine Gun Johnny" thought he could snitch on all his rivals to monopolize the heroin trade on the eastern seaboard. The special task force set up by the DEA would chase Eng all the way to Hong Kong. Eventually extradited to the U.S., Eng would hire John Gotti's lawyer to defend him against a prosecutor known as "The Dragon Lady." Show Less
This episode features the rise and fall of Johnny Eng, one of the most notorious drug traffickers in the history of Manhattan's Chinat...Show More

Thursday, July 26

Omar Portee, aka OG Mack, reportedly formed the East Coast faction of the Bloods. Portee got his education in gang life by watching the notorious street gang operate on the West Coast, and then brought the knowledge back home to the Bronx, and specifically, Rikers Island. The infamous prison is where Portee would create the United Blood Nation, and soon watch it spread throughout the East Coast. Show Less
Omar Portee, aka OG Mack, reportedly formed the East Coast faction of the Bloods. Portee got his education in gang life by watching th...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.