A boss typically has absolute or nearly absolute control over their subordinates, is greatly feared by their subordinates for their ruthlessness and willingness to take lives to exert their influence, and profits from the criminal endeavors in which their organization engages.Some groups may only have as little as two ranks (a boss and his soldiers).What was clear is that people who worked for him were like ammunition: used for a specific purpose until exhausted and discarded.
Sometimes bosses of the so-called gangland are referred to as being Mr Big, as for example in the case of a report of the attempted assassination of an apparent leader of the Irish Republican Army, a person named Alan Ryan.
In the vernacular of underworld lexiconography within the 1940s of the United States of America, one source does not include the term as a known slang term, but does list Big Brains, as referring to a gang leader.
He later fled to Mexico where he killed a man outside of a bar and went to jail there, where he was later extradited to the United States.
Sweat was also sentenced to life without parole for killing a sheriff’s deputy.
American groups may be structured differently from their European counterparts, and Latino and African American gangs often have structures that vary from European gangs.
The size of the criminal organization is also important, as regional or national gangs have much more complex hierarchies.
The boss in the Sicilian and American Mafia is the head of the crime family and the top decision maker.
Only the boss, underboss or consigliere can initiate an associate into the family, allowing them to become a made man.
The eight-hour production will star Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette, and Paul Dano in a tale about a prison break in upstate New York in 2015.
The event launched a massive manhunt, and was complicated by the sexual politics at the core of the escape.
When a boss dies the crime family members choose a new boss.