List of Italian 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 or Sacra Corona Unita 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 Italy there are different Mafia-like organizations operating:
- 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 operated in the area (defunct)
- In the Region of Lazio the Banda della Magliana operated in the area (defunct)
- Palermo (8 mandamenti):
- Province of Palermo (7 mandamenti)
- Province of Agrigento (9 mandamenti)
- Province of Trapani (4 mandamenti)
- Province of Caltanissetta (4 mandamenti)
- Province of Catania (none mandamenti)
According to the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation there were 24 active Mafia families in the United States in 2004. Thomas Milhorn has reported that the Mafia was active in 26 cities across the United States during the same year.
Northeastern United States
- The Five Families – operate in New York City, the New York Metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, California and Nevada.
Western New York
- Philadelphia crime family (Bruno family)
- Bufalino crime family (Pittston, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and the Wyoming Valley area) – nearly defunct
- Pittsburgh crime family (LaRocca family)
- Patriarca crime family (Boston/Providence and Connecticut areas)
Midwestern United States
- Detroit Partnership (Zerilli family)
- Cleveland crime family (Porrello family)
- Milwaukee crime family (Baltistrieri family)
Southern United States
- 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
Western United States
- Dragna crime family (Los Angeles area)
- San Francisco crime family (Lanza family) – defunct
- San Jose crime family (Cerrito family) – nearly defunct 
Las Vegas is considered open territory allowing all crime families to operate in the city's Casinos. Since the 1930s, the Los Angeles families, 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
- Musitano crime family – a "Calabrian" faction of the Buffalo crime 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.
In Quebec there are two types of Italian organized crime Cosa Nostra and Camorra. Both the Rizzuto and Cotroni crime families are considered by the FBI to be part of the Bonanno crime family's Canadian faction.
- Cotroni crime family – a "Camorra" family, the Neapolitan/Calabrian faction
- Cuntrera-Caruana Mafia clan – a Canadian extension of the Sicilian family
- Rizzuto crime family – a "Cosa Nostra" family, the Sicilian faction
- La Torre clan – a Camorra clan from Mondragone, Italy is operating in Aberdeen, Scotland and led by Antonio La Torre.
New South Wales
- 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 Sicilian 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
- Operazione Perseo: La Nuova Commissione Provinciale di Cosa Nostra | Articoli vari
- The Changing Face of Organized Crime in New Jersey A Status Report. May 2004. (pp. 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