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Mafia Groups - Mafia Crews, Mafia Crime Families, Mafia Gangs, Murder, Inc., Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Johnny Dio, the Jersey Crew (Paperback) Loot Price: R644 Discovery Miles 6 440
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Mafia Groups - Mafia Crews, Mafia Crime Families, Mafia Gangs, Murder, Inc., Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Johnny Dio, the Jersey Crew (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 164. Not illustrated. Chapters: Mafia Crews, Mafia Crime Families, Mafia Gangs, Murder, Inc., Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Johnny Dio, the Jersey Crew, Albert Anastasia, Abe Reles, Frank Abbandando, Louis Buchalter, Jacob Shapiro, the Vario Crew, Palma Boys Crew, Samuel Levine, Emanuel Weiss, Frankie Carbo, Ozone Park Boys, Vincent Mangano, Abraham Telvi, Harry Maione, List of Mafia Crime Families, Albert Tannenbaum, Valley Gang, Louis Capone, Harry Strauss, Seymour Magoon, Martin Goldstein, Whitey Krakow, Greenwich Village Crew, Burton Turkus. Excerpt: Murder, Inc. (or Murder Incorporated or the Brownsville Boys) was the name given by the press to organized crime groups in the 1920s through the 1940s that resulted in hundreds of murders on behalf of the US mafia and their Jewish counterparts who together formed the early organised crime groups in New York and elsewhere. The name was a journalistic invention. In his biography The Valachi Papers, Mafia turncoat Joseph Valachi insisted Murder Inc did not commit crimes for the Cosa Nostra. Most of the killers were Irish, Jewish and Italian gangsters from the gangs of the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brownsville, East New York, and Ocean Hill. In addition to crime in New York City and acting as enforcers for New York mobster Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, they accepted murder contracts from mob bosses all around the United States. The killers were paid a regular salary as retainer as well as an average fee of $1,000 to $5,000 per killing. Their families also received monetary benefits. If the killers were caught, the mob would hire the best lawyers for their defense. Murder, Inc. was established after the formation of the commission of the National Crime Syndicate, to which it ultimately answered. Largely headed by former mob enforcers Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel and Meyer Lansky, it also had memb...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-87322-8
Barcode: 9781157873228
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-87322-7

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