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United States – Italian Mafia – Part Three

Previously we talked about how, during the 1920s, the mafia had made huge amounts of money from the illegal sale and distribution of alcohol.  This ended in 1933 when abolition was itself abolished and it became legal to sell alcohol … Continue reading

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United States – Italian Mafia – Part Two

Previously we discussed the modest beginnings of the Italian mafia in North America and how during the nineteenth century they had been restricted to the small areas traditionally inhabited by immigrants to the United States, specifically areas such as East … Continue reading

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