Motisi Mafia clan

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Motisi Mafia clan
Matteo Motisi.jpg
Matteo Motisi, Mafia boss from the Pagliarelli quarter in Palermo.
Founded1936
Founding locationPagliarelli, Palermo, Sicily
Years active1936–present
TerritoryPalermo
AlliesCorleonesi Mafia clan (defunct)
RivalsInzerillo Mafia clan
Bontade Mafia family (defunct)

The Motisi Mafia clan (Italian: [moˈtiːzi], Sicilian: [mʊˈtiːsɪ]) is a historical Sicilian Mafia clan from the Pagliarelli area in Palermo. The Motisi clan is one of the oldest Mafia clans in Palermo, and a Motisi was mentioned in 1937 as the Mafia boss of Pagliarelli by Melchiorre Allegra, a mafioso physician who became an informant when he was arrested.[1] Prior to that, Motisi had also been mentioned in the Sangiorgi report.

Historical leaderships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Twentyfive pages of Allegra’s testimony were published in 1962 in the newspaper L'Ora by Mauro De Mauro. See: (in Italian) Testimony of Melchiorre Allegra Archived 2012-03-20 at the Wayback Machine, ExLEGI website
  2. ^ a b Padovani, Marcelle & Giovanni Falcone (1992). Men of Honour: The Truth About the Mafia, HarperCollins, ISBN 1-85702-024-3
  3. ^ (in Italian) La Mafia cerca il confronto con lo Stato, Polizia e democrazia, September 2001

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