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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.

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In Upstate New York, 200 miles from the bustling gang-run city, something new was born. As the rich headed upstate for summer vacations, a gangster had a vision of a gambling paradise, and turned Saratoga Springs into the casino hotspot of the late 1800s. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Purple (https://purple.com/) (text MAFIA to 84-888) Best Fiends (https://bestfiends.com/) Sony Pictures' The Traitor (https://www.sonyclassics.com/thetraitor/) 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; “River Meditation” by Jason Shaw (https://audionautix.com/) ; “Backed Vibes Clean,” “Night on the Docks,” “On the Cool Side,” “I Knew a Guy,” “Rollin at 5,” and “Hard Boiled,” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) ; “Bankrupt” by Jahzzar (http://www.betterwithmusic.com/) ; "Gates" and “Old All” by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; “Th...

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Colombo was flooded with cash from his numerous rackets and enjoying the good life. Distress grew in the highest circles of the Mafia that law enforcement scrutiny would intensify because of Colombo’s actions. And he gained even more attention when he used the growing civil rights movement as retaliation against the FBI. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Light Stream (https://www.lightstream.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; "Fog," "Lucerna," and "She-Wolf In My Heart" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "Dark Alleys," "Difference," "Imminence," "January," "Snowfall (Intro)," and "Universe In Hands" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) ;"Showdown" by How The Night Came; "Unanswered Questions" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.org/home/) | Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (https://www.freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) .

30 MINJAN 15
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Joe Colombo (Part 2)

Joe Colombo (Part 1)

Joseph Colombo was a mid-ranking Mafioso in one of New York’s Five Families. But when Colombo decided to break one of the mob’s most important rules, his career began to skyrocket. The FBI took notice and Colombo, once again, made a daring move. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Best Fiends (https://bestfiends.com/) 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; "Fog" and "Lucerna" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "Dark Alleys" and "Scenery" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) ; "Bankrupt" by Jahzzar (http://www.betterwithmusic.com/) ; "Battalion" by krackatoa (https://krackatoa.weebly.com/) ; “Waltz (Tchaikovsky Op. 40),” "On The Ground," "Deadly Roulette," and "Impact Moderato" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.org/home/) | Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk ...

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Joe Valachi (Part 2)

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Gangsters Walter Scheib and Frank Hoffman owned one of the most successful speakeasies during the prohibition. But Hoffman disappeared in the 1940s, leaving behind 2 iron safes . . . and what was inside would pull a local family into a murder mystery. Our Sponsor for this episode is: Purple (https://purple.com/) (text MAFIA to 84-888) 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; “Rollin at 5,” “Heart of the Beast,” “On the Ground,” and “I Knew a Guy,” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) ; “Oxygen Garden” by Chris Zabriskie (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chris_Zabriskie/) ; “Imminence” and “Dark Alleys” by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) ; and “Angst” by Xenojam (https://www.google.com/search?q=xenojam&oq=xenojam&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61j69i60l2.1647j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.o...

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Colombo was flooded with cash from his numerous rackets and enjoying the good life. Distress grew in the highest circles of the Mafia that law enforcement scrutiny would intensify because of Colombo’s actions. And he gained even more attention when he used the growing civil rights movement as retaliation against the FBI. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Light Stream (https://www.lightstream.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; "Fog," "Lucerna," and "She-Wolf In My Heart" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "Dark Alleys," "Difference," "Imminence," "January," "Snowfall (Intro)," and "Universe In Hands" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) ;"Showdown" by How The Night Came; "Unanswered Questions" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.org/home/) | Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (https://www.freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) .

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Joe Colombo (Part 2)

Joe Colombo (Part 1)

Joseph Colombo was a mid-ranking Mafioso in one of New York’s Five Families. But when Colombo decided to break one of the mob’s most important rules, his career began to skyrocket. The FBI took notice and Colombo, once again, made a daring move. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Best Fiends (https://bestfiends.com/) 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; "Fog" and "Lucerna" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "Dark Alleys" and "Scenery" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) ; "Bankrupt" by Jahzzar (http://www.betterwithmusic.com/) ; "Battalion" by krackatoa (https://krackatoa.weebly.com/) ; “Waltz (Tchaikovsky Op. 40),” "On The Ground," "Deadly Roulette," and "Impact Moderato" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.org/home/) | Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk ...

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Joe Valachi (Part 2)

Joe Valachi (Part 1)

Joe Valachi had been in the Mafia for years, but hadn't risen much in the ranks. But when he was facing a life sentence, there was one group of people who thought he was high enough - for information. The FBI saw in Valachi a chance to learn the mob's structure; and Valachi saw a chance to get out of jail. Our Sponsors for this episode are: LightStream (https://www.lightstream.com/mafia) Best Fiends (https://bestfiends.com/) Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (http://damianobaldoni.altervista.org/index.php/en/) . Music in this episode is “Life” and ”Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “Thoughts About Future” by Parvus Decree (https://archive.org/details/PD_Aeon1) ; “Gagool,” “Night on the Docks,” “Mourning Song,” “Walking Along,” “I Knew a Guy,” and “Heart of the Beast” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) . Sound Effects from freesound.org (https://freesound.org/home/) by tim.kahn (https://freesound.org/people/tim.kahn/sounds/28445/) , Pedaling-Pri...

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While Costello made his mafia money through gambling, Vito Genovese found something more lucrative: drugs. The brash and homicidal Don Vito was put in and out of exile from the United States - but when he returned at last, he went after Costello's mafia seat. And Costello, though unwilling to fight back, soon found himself on Don Vito's short hit list. Our Sponsors for this episode are: Parcast's Natural Disasters (https://www.parcast.com/naturaldisasters) Audible (https://www.audible.com/mafia) (Text MAFIA to 500-500) Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (http://damianobaldoni.altervista.org/index.php/en/) . Music in this episode is “Soldraconis” and ”Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “Dark Alleys,” and “Imminence” by Kai Engel (http://www.kai-engel.com/) ; “Angst” by Xenojam (https://www.google.com/search?q=xenojam&oq=xenojam&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61j69i60l2.1647j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) ; “Fading” and “Computations Altmix” by Scott Buckley (https://www...

36 MIN2019 DEC 4
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Don Vito and the Prime Minister (Part 2)
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