Cosa Nostra


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Cosa Nostra

the branch of the Mafia that operates in the USA.
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Mafia expert Attilio Bolzoni said: "Riina will go down in history as the man who destroyed Cosa Nostra.
After he seized control of the Cosa Nostra crime group in the 1970s, he led a reign of terror for decades.
After the generally grim chapters on the Cosa Nostra and 'Ndrangheta, the exploits of the Camorra women offer more liberation and twisted humor.
The regime is a particularly touchy subject within the Cosa Nostra, or 'Our Thing', which was Italy's most powerful mafia group in the 1980s and 1990s, but has been overtaken by the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta.
Though it's an exaggeration to say the Allied forces got permission from the Cosa Nostra to disembark, "The Mafia certainly had a hand in what was going on then," says Diliberto.
La aplicacion de leyes y acciones contra el crimen organizado ha logrado controlar y debilitar especialmente a la Cosa Nostra, en Sicilia.
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.
1bn) from Sicilian construction company officials with alleged ties to Mafia crime families in Corleone, a longtime Cosa Nostra stronghold.
Domenico Rancadore, seen in a court sketch, who has lived in Britain for more than 20 years, was given a seven-year sentence by an Italian court in 1999 for being a member of Cosa Nostra.
When a Mafia criminal known as "The Professor" was discovered living in a West London suburb, his humdrum semi-detached house seemed an odd fit for a notorious Cosa Nostra boss, according to the Daily Telegraph.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A police raid against two Cosa Nostra clans on the Italian island of Sicily solved a 100-year-old mafia murder mystery.
London, May 13 ( ANI ): Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's involvement with the Sicilian Mafia Cosa Nostra has been confirmed by the country's Supreme Court judges.