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Mafia’s Greatest Hits

From Al Capone to Crazy Joey Gallo this is the shocking and thrilling story of some of the most dangerous people in US history: the men who inspired, organised and killed for the American Mafia.

From Al Capone to Crazy Joey Gallo, this is the shocking and thrilling story of some of the most dangerous people in US history: the men who inspired, organised and killed for the American Mafia. 

Featuring interviews with the FBI agents and the cops who brought America's most wanted down, this series gives first hand testimony of how law enforcement fought the mob for almost a century. Dramatic reconstructions hold no punches as the America Mafia resort to anything to keep their grip on wealth and power. 

This is the story of how the American Mafia spread its tentacles throughout the US and the men and women who fought to keep law abiding citizens safe from their clutches.

Fighting brutal gang bosses like Al Capone, the gangster said to be responsible for the St Valentines' Day massacre and Mafia playboy Bugsy Siegel who turned the sleepy town of Las Vegas into a money-spinning cash-cow the series reveals how modern day law enforcement techniques: surveillance and bugging and intelligence gathering are at the heart of the fight for justice. These brave men and women often put their lives on the line to make sure that the people behind the Mafia's Greatest Hits pay for their crimes.

Stream OnDemand from Thursday 15th March

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