it possible to stack up phenomena that are indeed related to the field of organised crime but that have little or nothing in common. There must be a third person to. 75 Sack of Palermo edit Main article: Sack of Palermo The post-war period saw a huge building boom in Palermo. The Mafia preferred to initiate relatives of existing mafiosi, believing them to be less prone to defection. The FBI even added the article la to the term, calling it La Cosa Nostra (in Italy, the article la is not used when referring to Cosa Nostra ). 15 125 He is almost always required to commit murder as his ultimate trial, 15 even if he doesn't plan to be a career assassin. I entered a mysterious room where there were many men armed with guns sitting around a table. 182 Dickie (2007),. . "Mafia betting boss arrested, Malta licence suspended, Gonzi son issues statement".
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40 Gambetta (1993),. . 96 Provenzano halted the campaign of violence and replaced it with a campaign of quietness known as Pax Mafiosa. The power of the commissions is limited and clans are autonomous and independent. Suppose a grocer wants to buy meat from a butcher without paying sales tax to the government. Calogero Vizzini (18771954 boss of Villalba, was considered to be one of the most influential Mafia bosses of Sicily after World War II until his death in 1954. The Mafia is all of these but none of these exclusively.