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American Mafia

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The American Mafia, often referred to in the United States as the Italian Mafia or Italian Mob, and commonly called the Mafia or Mob, is an extremely powerful, ...

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

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The Mafia, a network of organized-crime groups based in Italy and America, evolved over centuries in Sicily, an island ruled until the mid-19th century by a long ...

Mafia Mob - History of The Mob - MafiaMob.com

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Italian mob movies undoubtedly have a certain allure. ... Although the exact origin of the word "mafia" is uncertain, some believe it originated in 1282 during the ...

Mafia - latest news, breaking stories and comment - The Independent

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Italian mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano dies in prison. Real-life ' Godfather' infamous for low-key but ruthless approach to leading the Cosa Nostra  ...

Mafia boss captured in remote Italian mountain hideout after 20-year ...

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Jun 26, 2016 ... A two-decade long manhunt for one of Italy's most wanted mafia bosses ended without a shot being fired yesterday when commandos ...

Italian mafia cosa nostra, sicilian mafia, omerta, palermo, corleone ...

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Although the term 'mafia' is used to represent organised crime around the world, it's origins and true meaning relate to a single branch of Italian organised crime, ...

What Movies Get Wrong About the Italian Mafia | VICE | United States

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Jun 21, 2016 ... Whether it's The Godfather or Tony Soprano, we love to watch guys in Italian restaurants taking care of business; the Mafia film becoming a ...

Could Legalization Bankrupt The Italian Mafia? - Civilized

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1 day ago ... Italian legislators met on July 25 to discuss a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. The bill is backed by members of Prime Minister ...

The new face of the mafia in Italy - Al Jazeera English

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Jul 8, 2016 ... After decades of murky state-mafia relations, many Italians are now used to living with mafias.

Italian mafia boss Bernardo 'the tractor' Provenzano dies | World ...

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Jul 13, 2016 ... Sicilian mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano, nicknamed “the tractor” for the way he mowed his victims down, has died after a long illness.

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

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The American Mafia, an Italian-American organized-crime network with operations in cities across the United States, particularly New York and Chicago, rose to ...

Famous Mafia Bosses - Biography.com

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Take a look at Mafia/Mob. ... A child from an Italian immigrant family, Al Capone, also known as "Scarface," rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia ...

History Of The Mafia

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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.