The American Mafia thrives in this country because of its unique business model that operates more like a corporate empire than a band of thieves. For more than 80 years, the Mafia has represented the dark underbelly of capitalism and a warped vision of the American Dream.
Corruption, violence and murder help keep the Mob in the red. “Mob Money: Murders and Acquisitions” explores seven different murders and how they helped line mobster pockets. From the 1931 murder of Joe Masseria to the 1985 murder of Paul Castellano, millions of dollars are at stake in some of the American Mafia's biggest mob hits.