That night, he supposedly convinced her not to go public with her affair with JFK.The next day, she was found dead of an apparent suicide.The Mafia has controlled everything from the street corner drug trade to the highest levels of government.Glorified by movies and television, hounded by law enforcement officials, marked for death by their enemies, mobsters live violent and often brief lives. Still, there are secret rituals, complicated rules and tangled webs of family loyalty.Perhaps they got connected because they went to the same birthday party. Maybe Wayne Newton's success in Las Vegas will require him to pay a few favors out to the mob? Frank Sinatra's uncle, Babe Garavante, was a member of the Morettis and was convicted of murder in 1921 after driving the getaway car from an armed robbery.Over the years, Old Blue Eyes was consistently tie More About Age: Died at 83 (1915-1998) Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America Profession: Conductor, Film Producer, Actor, Singer Credits: From Here to Eternity, Ocean's 11, The Manchurian Candidate, The Man with the Golden Arm Also Ranked #34 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #5 on The Best Singers of All Time #53 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame #49 on The Coolest Actors Ever Marilyn Monroe allegedly spent her last night alive with gangster Sam Giancana in Lake Tahoe, CA.Members of the Mafia are more sensitive, family orientated and less selfish than other murderers, research looking into incarcerated Sicilian mobsters has found.Members of the Mafia also appeared to have lower psychopathic traits than other criminals, a study lead by Italian researcher Professor Adriano Schimmenti concluded.
It was a part of life." If you were an entertainer in the 60s, you'd rub shoulders with mob guys all the time; they owned most of the clubs.(Source)More About Age: 82 Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Actor, Singer Credits: Dirty Dancing^! So many bookies, loan sharks, and mobsters came through the doors that the NFL ordered Namath to divest himself from the place.Prof Schimmenti explained this by suggesting the Mafia compartmentalised their lives and behaviours to split Mafia affairs from positive feelings towards their loved ones.The authors did note the research only involved low ranking mafiosi, because access to higher ranking members is banned in Italy.Ms Cacciola experienced all of the above, according to investigators who last month pieced together the events that led to her death.
Her relatives were leading members of Calabria's 'Ndrangheta mafia, and she had made the unforgivable error of attempting to escape their criminal lifestyle by contacting the authorities, offering information on arms stashes in exchange for protection.Instead, they expressed more concern for their family than the group of 39 non-Mafia prisoners convicted of non-gang related crimes, and never ceased to write or call them.