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Synonyms for Mafia

a crime syndicate in the United States

any tightly knit group of trusted associates

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They used the food market to mask other, illegal, deals, mostly cocaine trafficking," the writers Anna Sergi and Anita Lavorgna, who lecture in criminology at Essex University and Southampton University, wrote in their book, 'Ndrangheta: The Global Dimensions of the Most Powerful Italian Mafia.
Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium.
The post Notorious Italian Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The Italian Mafia may be unique in the sheer quantity of more or less ambitious film and television work it has inspired in Italy and the U.
Comparing the EU to the Italian mafia, he warned of a campaign of "subterfuge" to hide from the British public constitutional changes which he said were being introduced with the aim of creating "a country called Europe".
But when his surrogate family, the black mob, is betrayed and wiped out by the Italian Mafia, Lincoln builds a new family from the ashes of the old and blazes a path of military-grade revenge through those responsible.
Dana Renga's intricate Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium aims to theoretically examine contemporary Italian 'mafia' films through the perspectives of gender and trauma.
You can see this early on when Connolly is trying to convince his FBI superiors to work with Bulger -- he hates being called Whitey, as blond and blue-eyed as he is -- as an antidote to the Italian mafia.
For instance, you have a Mobster room that has pictures of the 'who is who' of Italian mafia.
A member of the now dismantled Cartagena drug cartel, Molina Vega was a major smuggler of cocaine, who worked with Italian Mafia organizations such as the Ndrangheta from Calabria, the Camorra near Naples and Sicily's Cosa Nostra.
Lebanese superstar Assi Helani can easily embody an Italian mafia man (he's bad-ass that way), which is why he's signed up to play a leading role in The Godfather: The TV Series.
com)-- The film is about a suit made especially for the local Italian Mafia Don.
The grainy pictures, filmed from a distance by a hidden police camera, show for the first time an initiation ceremony into the southern Italian mafia known as the 'Ndrangheta.
It is disconcerting to read that Pope Francis told Italian mafia members they are excommunicated from the Catholic church (NCR.
London - Domenico Rancadore, the convicted Italian mafia boss who last week was told he was free to remain in Britain, has been arrested on a fresh international warrant, police said Saturday.
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