Birthday of Mick Gatto

ON THIS DAY …….6th August 1955 Domenic “Mick” Gatto was born on the 6th of August 1955. Mick is an Italian-Australian man widely suspected to be involved in the Melbourne underworld. Gatto is a ‘professional mediator’ within the building industry in Melbourne. He runs a company, Arbitrations and Mediations Pty Ltd and has an interest […]

Death of “The Munster”

On This Day – December 13, 2003 Graeme Kinniburgh garnered notoriety for his role in the Melbourne gangland killings. On 13 December 2003, Kinniburgh himself was murdered outside his home in Kew on Belmont Avenue. Two members of a rival criminal gang, or a two-man operation, was suspected of involvement in his death; Carl Williams […]

The Killing of Paul Kallipolitis

ON THIS DAY – October 16, 2002 The victim was found dead by his brother around 10am on October 16, 2002 – half seated and half slumped on the floor against his bed. He had been killed three days earlier and had been shot five times in the head with a .38 handgun. Kallipolitis became […]

Birthday of Mick Gatto

ON THIS DAY …….6th August 1955 Domenic “Mick” Gatto was born on the 6th of August 1955. Mick is an Italian-Australian man widely suspected to be involved in the Melbourne underworld. Gatto is a ‘professional mediator’ within the building industry in Melbourne. He runs a company, Arbitrations and Mediations Pty Ltd and has an interest […]

Murder of Benvenuto

On this day ……… 8th of May 2000 52-year-old fruiterer Francesco “Frank” Benvenuto, was fatally shot while sitting in his car in the driveway of his Beaumaris home on the 8th of May 2000. Phone records show that as Benvenuto lay dying he managed to ring ex-employee and associate Victor Peirce on his mobile phone. […]

Murder of Veniamin

ON THIS DAY ……….. 23rd of March 2004 Veniamin was killed in the La Porcella restaurant in Carlton on this day in 2004 at 2.30pm after being shot by former associate Domenic “Mick” Gatto. Gatto was charged with his murder but acquitted on self-defence grounds. During the trial, Gatto claimed Veniamin had pulled out a […]

Death of Mario Condello

ON THIS DAY – February 6, 2006 Mario Condello was born on the 12th April 1952, and was murdered on the 6th February 2006. Condello was an Italian-Australian organized crime figure. Condello, once a lawyer, was a member of the Carlton Crew, who is believed to have been a money launderer for Melbourne’s Calabrian mafia, […]

Death of “The Munster”

On This Day – December 13, 2003 Graeme Kinniburgh garnered notoriety for his role in the Melbourne gangland killings. On 13 December 2003, Kinniburgh himself was murdered outside his home in Kew on Belmont Avenue. Two members of a rival criminal gang, or a two-man operation, was suspected of involvement in his death; Carl Williams […]

The Killing of Paul Kallipolitis

ON THIS DAY – October 16, 2002 The victim was found dead by his brother around 10am on October 16, 2002 – half seated and half slumped on the floor against his bed. He had been killed three days earlier and had been shot five times in the head with a .38 handgun. Kallipolitis became […]

Birthday of Mick Gatto

ON THIS DAY …….6th August 1955 Domenic “Mick” Gatto was born on the 6th of August 1955. Mick is an Italian-Australian man widely suspected to be involved in the Melbourne underworld. Gatto is a ‘professional mediator’ within the building industry in Melbourne. He runs a company, Arbitrations and Mediations Pty Ltd and has an interest […]

Murder of Benvenuto

On this day ……… 8th of May 2000 52-year-old fruiterer Francesco “Frank” Benvenuto, was fatally shot while sitting in his car in the driveway of his Beaumaris home on the 8th of May 2000. Phone records show that as Benvenuto lay dying he managed to ring ex-employee and associate Victor Peirce on his mobile phone. […]

Murder of Veniamin

ON THIS DAY ……….. 23rd of March 2004 Veniamin was killed in the La Porcella restaurant in Carlton on this day in 2004 at 2.30pm after being shot by former associate Domenic “Mick” Gatto. Gatto was charged with his murder but acquitted on self-defence grounds. During the trial, Gatto claimed Veniamin had pulled out a […]