MAFIA


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AcronymDefinition
MAFIAMasters at Finding Intelligent Attitudes (hip hop group)
MAFIAMazzini Autorizza Furti Incendi Avvelenamenti (Italian: Mazzini Authorizes Thefts, Fires and Poisonings)
MAFIAMusically Artistic Friends in Alliance (band)
MAFIAMothers Against Fathers in Arrears (non-profit organization for custodial parents owed child support)
MAFIAMusic and Film Independent Artists
MAFIAMorte Alla Francia Italia Anelia! (Italian for 'Death To the French Is Italy’s Cry')
MAFIAMetro Atlanta Feminists in Action
MAFIAManeuver and Fires Integrated Application (software)
MAFIAMothers and Fathers in Action
MAFIAMelissa Anelli Fans in Action
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Roberto Salvador Jr., who also resigned as PhilHealth board member in June, to back up his allegation about the mafia and to identify its members.
The mafia in the United States, on the other hand, (https://www.history.com/topics/crime/origins-of-the-mafia) became prominent in the 1920s during the prohibition-era, with five Italian-American families, including the Gambinos, dominating New York's organized crime scene.
The prime minister said, 'In a similar vein to the 'Sicilian mafia', the Pakistani mafia uses tactics of bribe, threat, blackmail and begging to pressurise state institutions and judiciary in order to protect their billions of money laundering stashed abroad.'
PM Imran blames 'Pakistani mafia' for pressurising state institutions, judiciary
He said that stakeholders should have to play their role against menace being reported in the country including different mafias. He emphasized the need for rule of law.
However, over the years, the activities of the Kaduna Mafia have faded due to a number of factors, the most obvious reason being that several of them had died leaving only a few, who along the line might have lost relevance in the current power game.
The Mafia relies on circles of enablers -- often forced to remain silent -- to take control of entire regions or cities.
He waged a Mafia war between 1981 and 1983, leaving more than a thousand dead and Riina at the top.
Summary: Restoration of law and order and eliminating the mafia in the state will be priority, says BJP leader
Robin Pickering-lazzi, The Mafia in Italia Lives and Literature: Life Sentences and their Geographies, University of Toronto Press: Toronto, 2015; 271 pp.: ISBN 9781442629080, USD $34.95 (PBK).
Mafia III, the next installment in the popular organized crime game series, will launch on October 7, 2016.