Mafia: The Government's Secret File on Organized Crime

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Skyhorse Publishing, 2009 - True Crime - 843 pages
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An exact facsimile of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics secret files on American’s mafia members. Only 50 copies of this report were ever made and circulated. These documents, complete with headshots, reveal what the government knew about well-known, soon-to-be-well-known, and obscure mobsters in the Mafia’s golden age of the 50’s and 60’s. Includes a full index of names and aliases.

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Pros: Easy to read, brief not wordy. It is interesting to put faces on an organization that has been glamorized. It is amazing to see how much info the Govt had on so many people and they did this ... Read full review

Mafia: the government's secret file on organized crime

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Even though Herbert Hoover's FBI usually gets the credit for chasing the Mafia, it was the Treasury Department's Narcotics Bureau that spent the 1960s quietly collecting information on known members ... Read full review

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Sam Giancananbsp; is the nephew of the late crime boss Sam "Momo" Giancana and son of Chuck Giancana, who passed away in 2001. He lives on Long Island, New York.

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