Budget problems in the State of Connecticut and questionable business practices at Amazon.com are complicating the redesign of the American Mafia history website. We have been a longtime affiliate of Amazon.com and have provided sale links for books, movies and other Amazon products that have generated many tens of thousands of dollars in sales for …

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The revised Who Was Who section is growing rapidly. There are about 90 biographies online at this time, ranging alphabetically from Accardo to Licata. More are being added daily. The Who Was Who entries are accessible through the main menu (mafiahistory.us) “People” selection. They can also be accessed directly through http://mob-who.blogspot.com/ .

The American Mafia history website’s Who Was Who database continues to grow. There are 41 crime and law enforcement bios in the database at this moment, and more are being added daily. The database will be tied into the website shortly. Until then, the entries can be accessed through: http://mob-who.blogspot.com/

The American Mafia history website’s Who Was Who biographies are slowly coming online in a new location. While they will remain accessible from the main mafiahistory.us website, the biographies will be held in their own site on Blogger.com. The direct address for accessing the biographies is: http://mob-who.blogspot.com/ . By placing the biography entries into the blogger site, …

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One of the website changes that will probably draw some criticism is the removal of Joseph Barbara from the Scranton-Pittston, Pennsylvania, crime boss list. Barbara is generally believed to have taken control of the crime family after the murder of boss John Sciandra in 1940 and to have served as boss until his own death …

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We are indebted to Justin Dugard for purchasing, editing and contributing to The American Mafia website the October 14, 2008, federal court testimony of Stefan Cicale. Cicale was the government’s key witness in the racketeering/murder trial of Bonanno Crime Family associate Joseph Young. Cicale’s direct examination testimony is broken up into three web pages for …

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I’ve started this blog in an effort to keep visitors informed of behind-the-scenes happenings on The American Mafia history website (mafiahistory.us). At this moment, the website is undergoing another redesign. My hope is to be able to present you a more streamlined and usable site in the very near future. If you have any ideas …

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