Journey into the underworld of American organized crime and the stories behind the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history. From Charles “Lucky” Luciano and John Gotti, to Donnie Brasco, “Bugsy” Siegel and Dutch Schultz–Mafia explores the lives of our greatest gangsters and the cops and attorneys who worked to bring them down.
Bonus 04 - Rats
One of the unwritten rules of the Mafia was Omerta, the code of silence. No one was allowed to talk about the existence of the Mafia, reveal how it worked or who the main players were. The Mafia demanded loyalty from its members to the very end. But when the law enforcement started to use modern surveillance techniques and tools to incriminate mobsters, those willing to cooperate with authorities began to grow longer and longer. It turned out mobsters do talk about the Mafia and about others to save their own skin, even bosses. Our sponsorsare [Hims](https://www.forhims.com/mafiasc) and [Casper](https://casper.com/mafia)(CODE: MAFIA). Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni. Music in this episode is "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; "Sonata 8, 'Pathetique' - I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio" by [Daniel Veesey](URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Veesey/); "Thoughts About Future" by [Parvus Decree](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Parvus_Decree/). Licensed u...
Introducing: Dead Man Talking
We bring you Audioboom's new podcast, Dead Man Talking. It follows the investigation of the confessions of the infamous Railroad Killer. Did he confess to more murders to delay his death penalty? Or was he really more sinister than anyone could have imagined? Journalist Alex Hannaford talks to the only surviving victim, fellow prisoners, and family members to get to the bottom of these haunting confessions. Subscribe now on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dead-man-talking/id1436700030?mt=2), Google Podcasts, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/489lf9q3VcacwgSeTS6WPR), or wherever you find your favorite shows.
Bonus 03: The Establishment
There is a long list of people and organizations who were in one way or another in the Mafia’s pockets. In this bonus episode, we’ll look at the connection between the Mafia and the American establishment. From politicians, law enforcement, the CIA and the unions the mob collaborated with the state and officials on many occasions. And being the Mafia, they always expected something in return. Our sponsor is [Talkspace](https://talkspace.com/mafia). Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by [Damiano Baldoni](http://damianobaldoni.altervista.org/index.php/en/). Music in this episode is "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “Throatless” by Argiflex; “Spring Rain” by Daniel Saylor and “Last Transmission oot” by Dave Keifer. Licensed under [Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
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