Mafia

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CMcM
 Jul 10, 2018
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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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8: Albert Anastasia (Part 2)
2149
The mob’s merchant of death and family man, Albert Anastasia, continues as head of Murder Inc. But when the Commission decides to shutdown this violent organization how does Albert adjust to his new role in the mob? What are the three cardinal rules of the modern mafia that Anastasia would break? Our sponsors for this episode is [Hims](https://www.forhims.com/mafia) and [Framebridge](https://www.framebridge.com/) CODE: MAFIA. Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni. Music in this episode is “If The Veins Are Closed, The Hands Will Rot Away” by [LG17](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/LG17/); “Loco (No Suffering)” by [Parvus Decree](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Parvus_Decree/Loco/); “Mare” & “Evermore” by [Kai Engel](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel); “Wastelands” by [Sergey Cheremisinov](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sergey_Cheremisinov/); "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni. Sound effects from freesound.org by [jop9798](ttps://freesound.org/people/jop9798/), [UnderlinedDesigns](https://freesound.org/people/UnderlinedDesigns/) and [Australopithecusman](https://freesound.org/people/Australopithecusman/). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Aug 15, 2018
7: Albert Anastasia (Part 1)
1918
Albert Anastasia was chosen by Lucky Luciano to be the head of Murder Inc. where he violently enforced the modern Mafia as the head of their killing squad. And the employees of Murder Inc. were not only good at their jobs: but took pride in their work. Our sponsor for this episode is [SimpliSafe](https://simplisafe.com/mafia). Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by [Damiano Baldoni](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Damiano_Baldoni/). Music in this episode is “Oxygen Garden” by [Chris Zabriskie](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chris_Zabriskie); “Weissenborn, Six Trios for Three Bassoons” by [Grossman, Ewell, Grainger](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Grossman_Ewell_Grainger/); “Golden Eye” [Daniel Birch and Ben Pegley](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch__Ben_Pegley); "Fog" by [Sergey Cheremisinov](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sergey_Cheremisinov/); "Bushwick Tarantella" by [Kevin MacLeod](https://incompetech.com/); "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni. Sound effects from freesound.org by [odditonic](https://freesound.org/people/odditonic), [lazy monk](https://freesound.org/people/lazymonk), [anthousai](https://freesound.org/people/Anthousai/), [saturdaysoundguy](https://freesound.org/people/saturdaysoundguy/), [nebulasnails](https://freesound.org/people/nebulasnails/), [1histori](https://freesound.org/people/1histori/), [inspectorj](https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/) and [michorvath](https://freesound.org/people/michorvath/). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Aug 08, 2018
6: Santo Trafficante (Part 2)
2052
At the Warren Committee hearings, looking into the deaths of Fidel Castro and JFK, Santo Trafficante kept his lips sealed. And yet the connections kept coming up. Trafficante had every reason to want to kill the man who had shut down his Cuban casinos - but had the CIA really ordered him to assassinate Castro? And what exactly was his connection to Jack Ruby?   Our sponsor for this episode is the [Black Tux](theblacktux.com/mafia).   Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by [Damiano Baldoni](damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Gates" and "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; "Universe in Hands", "Low Horizon", and "January" by [Kai Engel](http://www.kai-engel.com/); "Wastelands" and "Gates" by [Sergey Cheremisinov](https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/); "Faster Does It" by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com). Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by [Kai Engel](http://www.kai-engel.com/). Sound effects from [freesfx.co.uk](freesfx.co.uk). Licensed under [Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
Aug 01, 2018
5: Santo Trafficante (Part 1)
1768
Far from the big-name mob territories of New York and Chicago, the mafia scene in Tampa, Florida was of a smaller scale. That is, until Santo Trafficante used his influence and geographic advantage to turn Cuba in a gambling paradise. His smooth-talking demeanor made him fast friends with powerful officials, making life easy street - until he was betrayed.   Our sponsors for this episode are Indochino ([indochino.com](indochino.com) PROMO: MAFIA) and eLiquid ([eliquid.com/mafia](eliquid.com/mafia) or PROMO: MAFIA).  Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by [Damiano Baldoni](damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Misery", "Life", and "A Ghra" by Damiano Baldoni; "January", "Universe in Hands", and "Junction" by [Kai Engel](http://www.kai-engel.com/); "Flamenco Rhymth" by [Sunsearcher](https://www.jamendo.com/artist/350452/sunsearcher); "Fog" by [Sergey Cheremisinov](https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/); "Night on the Docks" and "I Knew a Guy" by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com). Sound effects from [freesound.org](freesound.org) by [unchaz](https://freesound.org/people/unchaz/) and [theshaggyfreak](https://freesound.org/people/theshaggyfreak/). Additional sound effects from [freesfx.co.uk](freesfx.co.uk). Licensed under [Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
Jul 25, 2018
4: Allen Dorfman (Part 2)
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Allen Dorfman assumes control over the Teamsters’ Union vast pension fund with Jimmy Hoffa out of the picture. But it would be FBI surveillance and Dorfman’s carelessness in attempting to bribe a U.S. Senator that would lead to the end of his reign. Our sponsors for this episode are SimpliSafe (simplisafe.com/mafia) and Framebridge (framebridge.com PROMO: MAFIA). Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “Tumult”, “Floret” and “Junction” by Kai Engel (http://www.kai-engel.com/); “Dance of the Sugar Plums Fairies” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com); “Roaming the Streets at Night” by Daniel Birch (www.danielbirchmusic.com). Sound effects from freesound.org by carminooch, gregsmedia, ebcrosby, eflexthesounddesigner. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 18, 2018
3: Allen Dorfman (Part 1)
2083
Allen Dorfman was a insurance agency owner and consultant to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He was also known in the criminal underworld of Chicago as the ‘Mafia’s Banker,’ one of the most powerful middlemen between prominent union figure Jimmy Hoffa and the Mafia. Our sponsors for this episode are The Black Tux (theblacktux.com/MAFIA), eLiquid.com (eliquid.com/mafia promo: MAFIA) and LightStream (lightstream.com/mafia). Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “Junction” by Kai Engel (http://www.kai-engel.com/); “Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2 No. 1 - IV. Prestissimo” by Daniel Veesey; “I Knew a Guy", and “Mourning Song” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com); "Fog" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/); “Dark Waves“ by Xenojam (https://xenojam.bandcamp.com). Sound effects from freesound.org by turtlelg, juskiddink, lensflare8642, carmelokike.Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 11, 2018
2: Carmine Galante (Part 2)
2022
Carmine Galante was released from prison on parole and immediately took over his mafia family and reestablished his heroin empire. But greed and cruelty made him enemies and made him paranoid, and started a war between families that led to a photographic end. Our sponsors for this episode are Indochino (indochino.com promo: MAFIA); and the new podcast Behind the Bastards (www.behindthebastards.com) Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Misery" and "Life" by Damiano Baldoni; "Universe in Hands" by Kai Engel (http://www.kai-engel.com/); "Fog" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/); "Parisian", "I Knew a Guy", and "Faster Does It" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com); "Angst" by Xenojam (https://xenojam.bandcamp.com); "Like an Empty Sky" by Daniel Birch & Ben Pegley (www.danielbirchmusic.com); "Gray" by Rafael Archangel (https://rafaelarchangel.bandcamp.com). Sound effects from freesfx.uk.co. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 27, 2018
1: Carmine Galante (Part 1)
1972
Carmine Galante wanted to be  the "Boss of All Bosses," the head of the mafia, and would stop at nothing to reach his goal. He was single-handedly responsible for trafficking enormous amounts of heroin into the United States, raking in millions for himself and leaving streets of addicts in his wake. Until he was nabbed by the new narcotics laws. But even from jail . . . he ruled the streets.   Our sponsors for this episode are Framebridge (framebridge.com promo: MAFIA); Lightstream (lightstream.com/mafia); and Harry's (harrys.com/mob)  Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni (damianobaldoni.altervista.org). Music in this episode is "Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; "Universe in Hands", "Junction", and "January" by Kai Engel (http://www.kai-engel.com/); "1-R" by Kosta T (https://soundcloud.com/konstantin-trokay); "Gates" and "Fog" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/); "I Knew a Guy", "Night on the Docks", and "Dances and Dames," by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com). Sound effects from freesound.org. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 20, 2018
Introducing Covert: Killing Bin Laden Part 1
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From the creative team that makes MAFIA comes a new series that tells the real stories behind history's greatest secret military operations. To check out the rest of the episodes and subscribe, find Covert on Apple Podcasts or other podcatchers, or follow Covert on Spotify.  In this first episode we’ll trace the origins of Osama Bin Laden and the people who were tasked to find him. Who was this man? When did he first get the CIA's attention? And what led up to his masterminding of 9/11? Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (kai-engel.com). Music in this episode is "Oneiri", “Nothing [Bonus Track] and “May” by Kai Engel; “Samaritan", “Stanna med Oss [feat. Mary Shelley]", "Vänliga Slaktaren [feat. Mary Shelley]", “06 Minnesbilden [feat. Second Break]” and "Moving On" by Ars Sonor (http://frequency-alcyone.deviantart.com/); "UnificationovMultiplicity" by Ad Serpentae (https://www.discogs.com/artist/892453-Ad-Serpentae); "The Last Ones" by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/). Sound effects from freesfx.uk.co. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ This episode is sponsored by Hims (forhims.com/ops).
May 29, 2018
12: Dutch Schultz (Part 2)
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Dutch Schultz continues his feud with Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll. The reign of violence puts the mafia in a delicate position when it gains the attention of an ambitious new prosecutor named Thomas Dewey.  His friends dwindling as he betrays and kills them, and the mob unable to cope with his recklessness, Schultz finds himself into dangerous territory that ultimately leads to his downfall.  This episode is sponsored by Hims, Zip Recruiter, and Dollar Shave Club.  Music is by Kevin MacLeod and FreeSFX.co.uk.
Apr 25, 2018
11: Dutch Schultz (Part 1)
2029
Prohibition was a time that allowed those outside of the law to thrive, as rival bootlegging businesses were set up by mafia members all over the world. In the heart of New York's gangland was Dutch Schultz, a student of the old world thuggery, and a man with an exceptional taste for violence. Not even his closest friends were safe from his bloodlust.  As Dutch tried to make his way up the mafia ladder by muscling into territory, he came up against the likes of Arnold Rothstein, Vincent Coll, and his arch-rival – Charles "Lucky" Luciano – as well as the rest of the mob. And Dutch's preference for outspoken violence would lead to his downfall.  This episode is sponsored by The Black Tux, Shipstation, and Dollar Shave Club. Music is by Kevin MacLeod and Kai Engel
Apr 18, 2018
10: Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Part 2)
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From the poor streets of downtown New York, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel worked his way up through the mafia and through Hollywood. And then he set his sights on Las Vegas.  Siegel bought what is now the Strip, determined to make a luxurious casino resort where people would have fun as they were parted from their money. The mafia funded the wayward project, and Siegel was ready to bask at the top of the mob with a glamorous lifestyle – until he crossed a line, and the mob had no choice but to take him out.  This episode is sponsored by Dollar Shave Club and ZipRecruiter.  Music is by Kevin MacLeod, Rafael Archangel, Damiano Baldoni, and Kai Engel
Apr 11, 2018
9: Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Part 1)
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When Charles Luciano organized the mob and decided that money didn't care what your ethnicity was, it was the chance for Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel to prove his worth.  With ambition as big as Las Vegas and a temper to boot, Siegel made his way to the top through charm, hustle, and murder. And Sigel's tendency to vilolence would take him from the poor streets of Downtown New York City to the glitz and glamor of 1930s Hollywood, and beyond.  This episode is sponsored by Hims. Music is by Kai Engel, Kevin Macleod, Chris Zabriskie, Rafael Archangel, and Kosta T.
Apr 04, 2018
8: Donnie Brasco (Part 2)
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Joe Pistone continues his story of spending six years undercover as the gangster Donnie Brasco. With the help from the FBI and other undercover agents, Pistone spread his own influence and string operation beyond New York, to Wisconsin and Flordia.  As Brasco continued to make his way up the mafia heirarchy, he grew increasingly close to Sonny Black Napolitano, gaining his trust and friendship. But things came to a head when Napolitano proposed for Brasco to become a full-fledged mafioso – requiring that he do something that the FBI couldn't condone: murder.
Mar 28, 2018
7: Donnie Brasco (Part 1)
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In the 1970s, penetrating the mob hierarchy was considered too difficult and too dangerous. But when the infamous five families became involved in a series of car hijackings, veteran agent Joe Pistone of the FBI volunteered to go undercover. What he didn't know was that he would be undercover for six years.  In this episode, hear the story from Joe Pistone himself and all the tools and tricks to survival as he navigated the mob as the most successful mafia undercover agent of all time, under the guise of a diamond thief named Donnie Brasco. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter.
Mar 21, 2018
6: John Gotti (Part 2)
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When last we met John Gotti, he had taken the media by storm, posing for the camera as a glamorous mafioso. Meanwhile, he had taken over the Gambino family by treacherous means: lying and murdering his way to the top.  In part 2, Gotti earns his nickname, "TheTeflon Don," beating every case brought up against him . . . until the FBI teamed up with a surveillance squad. Hear from squad leaders and historians tell the harrowing tale of danger, betrayal, and sharp detective work, and the mission that finally brought Gotti down.
Mar 14, 2018
5: John Gotti (Part 1)
3757
In the 1980s, one man became the face of the Mafia. The most famous gangster since Al Capone. Through murder, deception, and pure luck, John Gotti worked his way up the mob ladder.  But Gotti was best known for flaunting his status, enticing the media, and attracting the attention of the press – the press that gave him the name "The Teflon Don." This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Casper.
Mar 07, 2018
4: Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Part 2)
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The story continues about Charles “Lucky” Luciano, who made the Mob a highly sophisticated criminal empire. From night clubs to brothels, Luciano’s Mob spread its tentacles into every part of American society, earning billions . . . and a reputation. Meanwhile, the FBI had declared war on organized crime, and the prosecution took the form of Thomas E. Dewey.   In Part 2, we’ll discover how Luciano was finally put behind bars, until the outbreak of World War 2 played a part in his escape from justice.  This episode is sponsored by Hims and Casper.
Feb 28, 2018
3: Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Part 1)
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In the 1920s, at the height of prohibition, the intelligent, ruthless, and visionary, Charles “Lucky” Luciano forever transformed the Mob from warring street gangs into a highly sophisticated criminal empire. By the time Luciano was finished, the Mob was bigger than General Motors, and he had fully organized crime into a booming business.  In Part 1, we explore the early childhood of Luciano, his making in the mob, and his making of the mob. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Blue Apron.
Feb 20, 2018
2: Sam Giancana (Part 2)
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In the previous episode, we explored the early days of one of the most flamboyant and dangerous mafia bosses of all time, Sam Giancana, and heard from those who strived to bring him to justice. We discovered how he helped get JFK elected to president. hat he made clandestine deals with the CIA to assassinate Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, all in the expectation that his criminal activities would be overlooked by the authorities. But that didn’t happen – far from leaving Giancana alone, Bobby Kennedy was now on a mission to bring down organized crime. So, with Giancana feeling double-crossed by the Kennedy’s, could he have been behind the most infamous assassination in modern history? This episode is sponsored by Hims and Blue Apron.
Feb 14, 2018
1: Sam Giancana (Part 1)
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Welcome to Mafia, a look into America’s criminal underworld. In the debut episode, Fleet Cooper tells the story of one of the most powerful, flamboyant and dangerous mafia bosses of all time, Sam Giancana. Sam Giancana was utterly ruthless and willing to do anything in his pursuit of power. But unlike most mobsters, he didn’t live his life in the shadows. He had a beautiful showbiz girlfriend. He was even pals with singer Frank Sinatra. Sam Giancana’s influence reached the highest echelons of American politics from helping John F. Kennedy to defeat Richard Nixon in the 1960 Presidential election to assisting in the CIA’s darkest operations in Cuba. Under his reign, the mob and politics were combined with deadly results. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Empty Frames.
Feb 07, 2018
Mafia Preview
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Launching February 7th is a new podcast that explores the underworld of American organized crime and the stories behind the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history.
Jan 30, 2018