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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Bonus 06: The First Casino
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 (text MAFIA to 84-888)Best Fiends Sony Pictures' The TraitorMafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni. Music in this episode is ”Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; “River Meditation” by Jason Shaw; “Backed Vibes Clean,” “Night on the Docks,” “On the Cool Side,” “I Knew a Guy,” “Rollin at 5,” and “Hard Boiled,” by Kevin MacLeod; “Bankrupt” by Jahzzar; "Gates" and “Old All” by Sergey Cheremisinov; “Thoughts About Future” by Parvus Decree.; and “Gray” by Rafael Archangel.Sound Effects from freesound.org by RTB45, eliasheuninck, klankbeeld , craftcrest , unfa, Ramston, arnaud coutancier,and bmccoy2. Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.
Bonus 05: Inside the Safes
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 (text MAFIA to 84-888)Mafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni. 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; “Oxygen Garden” by Chris Zabriskie; “Imminence” and “Dark Alleys” by Kai Engel; and “Angst” by Xenojam. Sound Effects from freesound.org by carloscarty, kfosse13 , InspectorJ, tim.kahn, stereostereo, onteca, jorickhoofd, PeteBarry, constructabeat, Sandermotions, Suncord_Audiolab, and sound_ims. Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.
Joe Colombo (Part 2)
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 StreamMafia's theme is "Spellbound Hell" by Damiano Baldoni. Music in this episode is ”Misery" by Damiano Baldoni; "Fog," "Lucerna," and "She-Wolf In My Heart" by Sergey Cheremisinov; "Dark Alleys," "Difference," "Imminence," "January," "Snowfall (Intro)," and "Universe In Hands" by Kai Engel; "Showdown" by How The Night Came; "Unanswered Questions" by Kevin MacLeod.Sound Effects from freesound.org | Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.