This is a list of independent
Italian around the world that are considered to be part of crime families (the Cosa Nostra Mafia). This list does not include all Camorra, 'Ndrangheta, Sacra Corona Unita, Stidda or Mala del Brenta clans ( "crime families").
The clans are reunite under a
, lead by a Mandamento Capomadamento, that represent the clans' bosses to the . In Sicily, there are 94 Cupola Mafia families in Sicily subject to 29 mandamenti. [1 ]
According to the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation there were 24 active
Mafia families in the United States. Author Milhorn wrote the Mafia was active in 26 cities across the United States. [3 ] [4 ] Western New York Birmingham crime family – defunct since 1938 [5 ] Las Vegas is considered open territory allowing many crime families to operate in the city's Casinos. Since the 1930s the Five Families of New York and the Midwest families have owned and operated in Casinos in the . Las Vegas Strip
Northern and Southern Ontario there are two types of Italian organized crime Cosa Nostra (Sicilian) and 'Ndrangheta (Calabrian). [12 ] See also [edit ] Notes [edit ] ^ (Italian) Radiografia della mafia di oggi; Cosa nostra influenza 300 mila voti, La Repubblica (Palermo edition), July 20, 2010 ^ Operazione Perseo: La Nuova Commissione Provinciale di Cosa Nostra | Articoli vari ^ a b The Changing Face of Organized in New Jersey A Status Report. May 2004. (pg 91-140) ^ Milhorn, p.216 ^ Bill Bonanno, and Gary B. Abromovitz The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno: The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia p.72-73 ^ 6 Fla. members of Bonanno crime family admit guilt (October 14, 2009) New York Post ^ "Miami Mobster, 95, Arrested, Is Among 32 Under Indictment" By Sean Gardiner (February 24, 2006) Sun Sentinel.com ^ D. Lea Jacobs and Anthony Daniels. Friend of the family: An undercover Agent in the mafia. Pg. 97 ^ Capeci p.92 ^ Capeci p. 93 ^ by Michael Rollins (June 3, 2008) The Oregonian Feds bust Colacurcio crime family's four Puget Sound strip clubs ^ a b Adrian Humphreys "A New Mafia: Crime families ruling Toronto, Italy alleges" (September 24, 2010) ^ A New Mafia: Crime families ruling Toronto, Italy alleges 9-25-2010. Mafia Today.com Sources [edit ] Capeci, Jerry. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia. Indianapolis: Alpha Books, 2002. ISBN 0-02-864225-2 Milhorn, H. Thomas. Crime: Computer Viruses to Twin Towers. Universal Publishers, 2005. ISBN 1-58112-489-9 External links [edit ]