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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Organized Crime?

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A person who has been fully initiated into the American Mafia is known as a…

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A person who has been fully initiated into the American Mafia is known as a "Made Man". Earning the title was a major step in the life of an aspiring mafioso. Becoming a Made Man has never been easy, though. To do so requires a display of commitment to the values of whichever family the prospective soldier would be joining. It also takes a certain amount of solidarity with Mafia heritage and regiosity. For example, one of the rituals is baptism, which dates back to the Sicilian mafia’s involvement in protecting the church’s interest following the unification of Italy.
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Organized crime refers to groups of criminals who create a structured chain of command where each member has a role and contributes to the overall strategic goals of the syndicate. Examples include the Mafia, the Yakuza, drug cartels, and some gangs. Obviously, much of their behavior is meant to be secret… but I’m sure you know what they get up to. Think you know your stuff?


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