Octopus: The Long Reach of the International Sicilian Mafia
Simon & Schuster, 1991 - 384 pagine
A shocking expose of how the Sicilian Mafia uses financial influence and ruthless violence to control the international narcotics trade. "The most definitive work yet published on the transformation of the old bootlegging and gambling Mafia into a multinational conglomerate".--The Washington Times.
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For all their vicissitudes, they are still regarded by FBI experts as "the most
important criminal organization in the United States."29 Indeed, the Mafia has
outlived every crime ring in the country since the 1 890s. The wealth of both
Mafias is ...
The family's parish priest in Palermo affirmed that Filippo Casamento “could
never have been involved in such criminal acts.” Amending his sentence, the
judge wrote: “I have been impressed by the sincerity of the letters. . . . [They]
make me ...
Narcotics agents were collaring small dealers, who made small problems. The
FBI was almost wholly engrossed in hunting subversives. J. Edgar Hoover would
not hear of a "national conspiracy" in the criminal underworld; the bureau was ...
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