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The Bonanno Family Saga in the American Mafia

The Rise and Reign of the Bonanno Crime Family

Dominic Grimaldi

The Bonanno crime family, a name that resonates with intrigue and notoriety, stands as a prominent pillar in the annals ...

Unveiling the Chicago Outfit - A Century of Organized Crime

The Rise and Fall of the Chicago Outfit

Dominic Grimaldi

The Chicago Outfit, a name synonymous with organized crime, carved its niche in the underbelly of American history. Established in ...

Murder, Inc.'s Mastermind Albert Anastasia

Albert Anastasia – The Formidable Architect of Murder, Inc.

Dominic Grimaldi

Albert Anastasia, born Umberto Anastasio on September 26, 1902, in Tropea, Calabria, Italy, embarked on a path that would etch ...

Joseph Colombo's Shifting Roles in Crime and Society

A Closer Look at Joseph Colombo’s Life and Influence

Dominic Grimaldi

Joseph Colombo’s birth in Brooklyn in 1923 set the stage for a life that would be anything but ordinary. Growing ...

The Colombo Crime Family and Their Undying Influence in New York

The Rise, Fall and Resilience of the Colombo Crime Family

Dominic Grimaldi

The Colombo crime family, a formidable force in New York City’s organized crime scene, has a history that stretches back ...

The Dual Life of Joe Profaci, Businessman and Crime Boss

The Intriguing Life of Joe Profaci, Mob Boss and Businessman

Dominic Grimaldi

Born Giuseppe Profaci in Villabate, Sicily, in 1897, Joe Profaci led a life that would become synonymous with organized crime ...

The Commission - The Silent Authority Behind the American Mafia

The Commission – The Backbone of the American Mafia

Dominic Grimaldi

In the annals of organized crime, few entities have wielded as much power and influence as the Commission. Established in ...

Murder, Inc. - The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Hit Squad

Murder, Inc. – The Ruthless Enforcers of Organized Crime

Dominic Grimaldi

In the annals of American crime history, few names evoke as much dread as Murder, Inc. This notorious group served ...

The Business of Crime - Understanding the National Crime Syndicate

The Rise, Dominance & Legacy of the National Crime Syndicate

Dominic Grimaldi

In 1929, a clandestine meeting took place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, that would forever change the landscape of organized ...

The Castellammarese War - The Conflict That Shaped the American Mafia

The Castellammarese War – A Pivotal Chapter in Mafia History

Dominic Grimaldi

The Castellammarese War, a brutal conflict that unfolded between 1930 and 1931, serves as a cornerstone in the history of ...

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