Gangsters: America's Most Evil is a documentary television series that airs on The Biography Channel which profiles notorious criminals, whose crimes involve any combination of drug-dealing and murders. Most, if not all of, the criminals profiled in this series were eventually brought to justice by local, state, and federal law enforcement.
Garza was a Brownsville, Texas-based drug dealer who made his fortune shipping and selling narcotics between the United States and Mexico. In 2001, he had the unfortunate distinction of being the first convicted felon to be executed by the federal government in more than 30 years.
The Ultimate Outlaw: Harry "Taco" Bowman
July 27, 2012
Bowman was the international president of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club who was eventually convicted of several murders, firearms violations, and other acts of violence. Since 1999, he is currently serving two life sentences in a federal prison in Florida.
The Godmother: Griselda Blanco
August 3, 2012
Blanco was a Colombian-born drug baroness who had been involved in a life of crime since her early teens. She made her way to the United States in the mid-1970s, along with her husband and four sons, first settling in New York City, then later moving to South Florida and Southern California. Blanco was also one of the key figures in the infamous Cocaine Cowboy drug wars that plagued the Miami area in late '70s and early '80s. She was arrested by federal authorities in 1985 on drug and murder conviction, and while she was released from prison in 2004, she was deported back to Colombia some time later. Exactly a month after her Gangsters profiles originally aired, Blanco was murdered on September 3 in Medellín, Colombia via a drive-by shooting. She was 69 years old.
The Black Hand of Death: Clarence "Preacher" Heatley
May 28, 2013
The Shadow Kingpin: Bartolome Moya
June 4, 2013
The Pot Princess of Beverly Hills: Lisette Lee
June 11, 2013
The Mongol Warlord: Ruben "Doc" Cavazos
June 18, 2013
Philly's Gangster Queen: Thelma Wright
June 25, 2013
The Colombian Rambo: Carlos Lehder
July 2, 2013
The Kingston Kingpin: Christopher "Dudus" Coke
July 9, 2013
The Baron of Brotherhood: Barry Mills
July 16, 2013
Mother of the Avenues: Maria "Chata" Leon
July 23, 2013
Mexican-born Leon and her family terrorize the streets of the Northeast Los Angeles with their ruthless ways of drug-dealing and killing.
August 20, 2013
Sex, Money, Murder, Inc.: "Pistol" Pete Rollack
August 27, 2013
Rollack grew up in the South Bronx section of New York City, in a life of crime, as his father was a long-time associate of Harlem drug kingpin Leroy "Nicky" Barnes. The younger Rollack grew up to a be a ruthless drug lord who would later branch out his operations to other locales, as such as Pittsburgh and Charlotte. As the co-founder of the Sex Money Murda crew (who would later become an affiliate group of the United Blood Nation), Rollack would order and execute himself revenge killings of rival dealers and a local basketball star, Karlton Hines in 1995, which would eventually find him in trouble with law enforcement. In 1998, "Pistol" Pete would get convicted of drug trafficking and murder, and is currently serving a life sentence without parole, and under solitary confinement, in a federal prison in Colorado.
Los Muchachos: Augusto Falcon & Salvador Magulta
The Cutt Boys: Terrance Benjamin & Derrick Washington