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The Sicilian Mafia – Part Four

Some time ago we left the Sicilian mafia to check out some of the world’s other organised crime organisations but we’ll return to it for this post.  By 1930 the Sicilian mafia had effectively been destroyed by Mussolini and the … Continue reading

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The Sicilian Mafia – Part Two

We finished the last article describing how Sicily had begun to be affected by mafia-style behaviour. The West of the island and Palermo in particular were beginning to experience types of illegal activities that we now associate with organised crime. … Continue reading

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The Sicilian Mafia – Part One

As with many criminal organisations, the early years of what we now know as the Mafia was a period of organic evolution.  The history of the origins of his group suggest that it grew out of necessity in the prevailing … Continue reading

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