As for that phone call—in the end, Alvarez-Marquez didn't end up helping the gangland matriarch get into the country.
John Buntin, The New York Times Magazine A plan for peace in gangland.
Then from the blasphemous mouth of the king of gangland there came a shriek of awful fear.
Stace Morse—known in gangland as a man with every crime in the calendar to his credit, and prominent because of it!
Among people of his own kind this youth, Jimmie McGowan, was known as the quickest trigger in all gangland.
He also was quite a celebrity in that gathering—Larry the Bat was of the aristocracy and the elite of gangland.
gangland differences were forgotten in the larger issue of the common weal.
And he himself was killed by the gangland of Fort Worth, Tex.
Fingers of steel had gripped his wrist and the king of gangland rolled over on him, twisting the gun from his hand.
Here was music, dancing, drinking, gambling; just such a life as the hard working members of gangland demand while off duty.
: a gangland-style slaying/ gangland gorillas
The world of organized crime; the gangster milieu (1908+)