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Organized Crime

This subject will house articles relating to the Mafia and key figures of the Mafia and other criminal organizations.

Albert Anastasia star
This article is a character profile of one of the "most violent mob bosses" ever to be in control of a Mafioso Crime family, Albert Anastasia

Carlo Gambino - Crime Boss star
Read about the rise to power of one of the most feared and vicious crime bosses in organized crime; Carlo Gambino.

Frank Nitti - Outfit Boss star
Frank Nitti was an important part of the Chicago mob known as the Outfit. The Outfit was run by Al Capone but Nitti was a key figure and was dubbed the boss of the outfit when Capone went to jail.

Joe Colombo star
The Italian American Civil Rights League was satrted by crime boss Joe Colombo to bring to the public that the FBI was unfairly targeting all Italian Americans as being involved with the phenomena that is known as the American Mafia.

John Gotti - The Teflon Don star
John Gotti, the last crime boss of the American Family to die, rose to power quickly in the Gambino Crime Family, allegedly leaving a trail of dead bodies in his wake. Gotti was finally taken down by his under boss, Sammy "The Bull" Gravano when Gravano turned states evidence in Gotti's RICO trial

Lucky Luciano star
Charles "Lucky" Luciano turned organized crime into a business by organizing the five families into one big one known as the Commission.

Mafia speak star
Have you ever wondered what some of the terms meant that you have heard while watching the Godfather or the Sopranos? This article will clear some of that up for you.

Mob Turncoat - Joe Valachi star
Joe Valachi was the first member of the American Mafia to break their code of silence and live to talk about it.

The Apalachin Summit star
This is an article about a small town in upstate New York in which the Mafia was brought into the national spotlight for the first time ever.

The Detroit Partnership star
The Detroit Partnership is one of the oldest mafia organizations that may still be in business today after a hundred years in business.

Tony Accardo star
Tony Accardo rose in the ranks from common street thug to becoming the boss of Capone's organization called The Outfit. Accardo has been arrested numerous times for crimes but never spent one day in jail and died of natural causes in 1992.

Vincent Gigante - Mob Boss star
Known as "the Oddfather", Vincent Gigante was a reputed mob boss in the Genovese crime family.

Whitey Bulger star
Whitey Bulger was a crime boss in Boston for many years until he fled to California to avoid prosecution. He was arrested in California in 2011 and sentenced to prison in 2013 after his trial.

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