Mobster Profiles

The Story of Frank Costello

November 24, 2015 • By

Frank “The Prime Minister” Costello was the head of the Luciano family – one of New York’s most powerful – from 1936 to 1957. He was forced to retire that year – after Vito Genovese, the man he’d replaced, took out a failed hit on him. This is his story.

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Mobs and Mafias

The Chicago Outfit and Its Casino Mobsters

November 20, 2015 • By

In New York, it’s well known that there are Five Families behind the majority of organized crime. In Chicago, there is only one. The Outfit.
An organization that emerged thanks to the cooperation of several separate groups running the ‘Black Hand’ extortion scheme, they went on to become one of the most feared groups of Casino Mobsters in history.

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