In these rapidly changing times, one thing remains constant: disconcertingly, ominously cute mobster nicknames. This week, the FBI made its biggest Mafia bust in decades, rounding up 120 suspected organized criminals along the East Coast. Their street names contained no silly Twitter hashtag-esque names of our digital era. No Johnny iPad among these men. No Vinny the Aggregator.
No, the mafiosos of 2011 are a bit of a throwback to the goons of yore. Below, check out our visualization of the best mobster nicknames of this century.
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