List of Mafia crime families
This is a list of independent Italian crime families around the world that are considered to be part of Cosa Nostra (the Mafia). This list does not include all Camorra, 'Ndrangheta, Sacra Corona Unita, Stidda or Mala del Brenta clans ("crime families").
- 1 Italy
- 2 United States
- 2.1 Northeastern United States
- 2.2 Midwestern United States
- 2.3 Southern United States
- 2.4 Western United States
- 3 Canada
- 4 United Kingdom
- 5 Australia
- 6 See also
- 7 Notes
- 8 Sources
- 9 External links
- In the Region of Campania the Camorra clans control the area. (See:List of Camorra clans)
- In the Region of Calabria the 'Ndrangheta clans control the area. (See: List of 'ndrine)
- In the Region of Apulia the Sacra Corona Unita clans control the area.
- In the Region of Veneto the Mala del Brenta clans controlled the area (defunct).
- In the Region of Lazio the Banda della Magliana clans are defunct today, operated from the neighborhood of Magliana in Rome.
The Province is divided into six mandamenti. The city of Palermo is divided into eight mandamenti.
- Cuntrera-Caruana Mafia clan – also active in Montreal, Canada; Caracas, Venezuela and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
According to the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation there were 24 active Mafia families in the United States. Author Milhorn wrote the Mafia was active in 26 cities across the United States.
- The Five Families – operate in New York City, the New York Metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, California and Nevada.
- Philadelphia crime family (Bruno family)
- Bufalino crime family (Pittston and the Wyoming Valley area) – nearly defunct
- Pittsburgh crime family (LaRocca family)
- Patriarca crime family (Boston/Providence areas)
- Detroit Partnership (Zerilli family)
- Cleveland crime family (Porrello family)
- Milwaukee crime family (Baltistrieri family) – nearly defunct
- Birmingham crime family – defunct since 1938
- Trafficante crime family (Tampa area)
- The Five Families of New York have crews operating in South Florida
- Bonanno crime family – is operating in South Florida 
- Colombo crime family's Florida faction – is operating in South Florida
- Gambino crime family's Florida faction – is operating in South Florida and the Tampa Bay Area.
- Genovese crime family – is operating in South Florida. See soldier Albert Facchiano 
- Lucchese crime family – is operating in South Florida and Central Florida Counties of Pasco and Pinellas.
- New Orleans crime family (Marcello family) – nearly defunct
- Dallas crime family (Civello family) – defunct
- Los Angeles crime family (DeSimone family)
- San Francisco crime family (Lanza family) – defunct
- San Jose crime family (Cerrito family) – nearly defunct 
Las Vegas is considered open territory allowing many crime families to operate in the city's Casinos. Since the 1930s the Five Families of New York and the Midwest families have owned and operated in Casinos in the Las Vegas Strip.
- Denver crime family (Smaldone family) – defunct
- Buffalo crime family – an "American Mafia" family active in Ontario
- Musitano crime family – a "Calabrian" family, based in Hamilton
- Siderno Group – is the name for the "'Ndrangheta" clans (crime families). There are 7 clans operating in the Greater Toronto Area. Each 'Ndrina is headed by a boss who represents them on the Board of Control. The Siderno clans are part of the Commisso 'ndrina a crime family based in Calabria, Italy.
- Rizzuto crime family – a "Cosa Nostra" family
- La Torre clan – a Camorra clan from Mondragone, Italy is operating in Aberdeen, Scotland and led by Antonio La Torre.
- Barbaro 'ndrina  – a Calabrian 'Ndrangheta clan based in Platì, Italy with operations in Griffith.
- Robert Trimbole's Crew  (defunct), once controlled the marijuana drug market in Griffith.
- The Carlton Crew  – a predominantly Italian group, operating in Melbourne.
- Honoured Society  (defunct)
- Timeline of organized crime
- List of Italian American mobsters
- List of Italian American mobsters by organization
- Jewish-American organized crime
- List of Jewish American mobsters
- Irish organized crime
- List of American mobsters of Irish descent
- List of mobsters by city
- List of criminal enterprises, gangs and syndicates
- (Italian) Radiografia della mafia di oggi; Cosa nostra influenza 300 mila voti, La Repubblica (Palermo edition), July 20, 2010
- The Changing Face of Organized in New Jersey A Status Report. May 2004. (pg 91-140)
- Milhorn, p.216
- Bill Bonanno, and Gary B. Abromovitz The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno: The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia p.72-73
- 6 Fla. members of Bonanno crime family admit guilt (October 14, 2009) New York Post
- "Miami Mobster, 95, Arrested, Is Among 32 Under Indictment" By Sean Gardiner (February 24, 2006) Sun Sentinel.com
- D. Lea Jacobs and Anthony Daniels. Friend of the family: An undercover Agent in the mafia. Pg. 97
- Capeci p.92
- Capeci p. 93
- Feds bust Colacurcio crime family's four Puget Sound strip clubs by Michael Rollins (June 3, 2008) The Oregonian
- Adrian Humphreys "A New Mafia: Crime families ruling Toronto, Italy alleges" (September 24, 2010)
- A New Mafia: Crime families ruling Toronto, Italy alleges 9-25-2010. Mafia Today.com
- Marc Horne. Dons on the Don Scotland on Sunday. January 27, 2008
- Italian mafia laundering cocaine money Down Under, news.com.au, April 11, 2008
- The Fixer: The Rise and Fall of Australian Drug Lord Robert Trimbole, Patrick Bellamy, The Crime Library
- The Gangland War, State Library of Victoria
- Omerta in the Antipodes, Time, Jan. 31, 1964
- Gangrule, American mafia history
- Rick Porrello's 26 Cities with Mafia Families - AmericanMafia.com
- The AmericanMafia.com