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Who Was Lucky Luciano?
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Italian Culture and History in New Orleans
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None of them are as powerful or as well organised as the Sicilian mafia, which later gave birth to the American mafia as a result of emigration. This organisation pursues power and money by cultivating the art of intimidating and killing people, and getting away with it. The fear generated by the mafia guarantees total silence by both victims and witnesses.