Web Results

American Mafia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Mafia

The American Mafia, often referred to in the United States as the Italian Mafia or Italian Mob, .... When Italian immigrants started forming organized crime groups in the United States, the American...

Origins of the Mafia - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

www.history.com/topics/origins-of-the-mafia

By the start of the 21st century, after hundreds of high-profile arrests over the course of several decades, the Mafia appeared to be weakened in both countries ; ...

FBI — Italian/Mafia

www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/organizedcrime/italian_mafia

Luciano structured the La Cosa Nostra after the Sicilian Mafia. When Luciano was ... Like other groups, it started as a prison gang. As its members were released ...

History Of The Mafia

umich.edu/~themafia/RevisedHistory.htm

The 'mafia' is generally thought of as an Italian secret crime society, but the origins of the Mafia start way before the onset of automatic guns and cocaine.

The History of the American Mob: A Chronology - Inside the ...

channel.nationalgeographic.com/inside-the-american-mob/galleries/the-history-of-the-american-mob-a-chronology/

Photo by Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection. The History of the American Mob: A Chronology ...

How the Mafia Works | HowStuffWorks

people.howstuffworks.com/mafia.htm

The mafia has controlled everything from the corner drug dealer to labor-union leadership to high-level politicians. Learn all about how the Mafia is structured, ...

Mafia bust: How do mobsters make a living in the 21st century? - Slate

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2011/01/modern_mafiosi.html

Jan 21, 2011 ... Nearly 125 Mafia members were arrested in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island on Thursday morning as part of what is being claimed ...

Famous Mafia Bosses - Biography.com

www.biography.com/people/groups/mafia-bosses

Take a look at Mafia/Mob. ... Carlos Marcello was best known as the mob boss of New Orleans, and for the FBI's investigation into his possible involvement in ...

Origins of the Sicilian Mafia - Sicilian Organized Crime - Best of ...

www.bestofsicily.com/mag/art345.htm

While much is published - both fact and fiction - regarding the Sicilian Mafia, there is a great deal of misunderstanding about the historical origins of this form of ...

The Sicilian Mafia Yesterday and Today - Best of Sicily

www.bestofsicily.com/mafia.htm

"The Mafia is oppression, arrogance, greed, self-enrichment, power and hegemony above and against all others. It is not an abstract concept, or a state of mind, ...

More Info

Mafia in the United States - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

www.history.com

By the start of the 21st century, the American Mafia was a shadow of its former self. However, the Mafia remained active in some of its traditional ventures, ...

Mafia Mob - History of The Mob - MafiaMob.com

www.mafiamob.com

Italian mob movies undoubtedly have a certain allure. But, how much of it .... Vic Orena. (Members of each faction started killing each other - "The Colombo War")  ...

Mafia In America - The Mafia

the-mafia.weebly.com

The American Mafia started with "La Mano Nera" or the "The Black Hand", extorting Italians (and other immigrants) around New York city. Black Hand gangsters ...