Discover the connection between the New York Mafia and the United States
If you’re looking to learn some pretty interesting New York State history, check out the Mafia and its ties to the United States government during World War II.
You have two chances to take the “Patriots and Gangsters: The Mafia-Government Alliance in World War II FLEX” Online courses throughout the month of July 2022 and September 2022.
This course will analyze the relationship between the Italian Mafia in New York and the United States government during World War II”
For $56, this class takes a close look at Charles “Lucky” Luciano, his gang of mobsters, and the alliance that was created between them and the United States government during World War II.
Although the two groups had very different interests, they were both motivated to cooperate during World War II. What led them to cooperate? How long did this last? This is a FLEX course that will last four weeks.
The New York Mafia aided the United States government during World War II, focusing on the New York docks and the Allied invasion of Sicily. You can learn more about this online course and how it works, online here.
Is the Mafia still alive and well in New York State?
Although the United States federal government has made significant inroads with numerous prosecutions, and even turning the leaders of several groups into informants over the past two decades, the Mafia is still a functional entity in the world. country, and here in New York State. You can read more about their current events online here.
New York mob boss John Gotti’s abandoned mansion with his secret bedroom has been discovered!
ATTENTION: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so, you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.
The mansion of New York mob boss John Gotti lies abandoned in Old Westbury with many belongings still inside. The Gotti complex has a main house, swimming pool/guest house, garage, stable with an unfinished apartment for the in-laws, an overgrown basketball court and a hot tub/pool/bar in the tri-level pool. It was the mansion that Gotti’s daughter Victoria called home with her 3 sons John, Carmine and Frank. They filmed the reality show “Growing Up Gotti” here for 3 seasons in 2004 and 2005. After federal authorities raided the mansion in 2016, it lay dormant with many belongings left behind. What the intruders found was something no one expected. A room hidden behind a built-in shelf. Check it out!
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