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La Cosa Nostra

Killing the Myth of Whitey Bulger and Why I Suggested Killing Him 30 Years Ago

Philip Leonetti | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime
Philip Leonetti

When my uncle Nicodemo Scarfo was in La Tuna federal prison in 1983, he placed me in charge of running the day-to-day operations of our crime family in New Jersey from our headquarters just two and a half blocks from the Boardwalk in Atlantic City.

The Mafia Prince Next Door

Philip Leonetti | Posted 02.10.2013 | Crime
Philip Leonetti

My uncle told me that in our life, honor and respect meant everything, and that the man he killed was not an honorable man and that's why my uncle had to kill him by stabbing him repeatedly with an icepick. I was 8 years old at the time; this is how I was raised.

Breaking the Code of Omertà at Goldman Sachs

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

Greg Smith violated the ancient code of all mafia organizations: he spilled the game to the public. His former colleagues at Goldman Sachs no doubt now see him as a "rat."

PHOTOS: 10 Best Mafia Lessons For Success In Business

Louis Ferrante | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books
Louis Ferrante

If you're climbing the corporate ladder and eager to succeed, you can glean some valuable lessons from mobsters who are employees of the longest running organization in history: the Mafia.