Jewish Mafia

Simone Katz

Background

The Jewish Mafia was primarily located in the Northeast United states. They are also referred to as the Kosher Mafia, Jewish Mob, and Costra Mob. The demographic backgrounds of the mafia were mostly Italian jewish immigrants. The peak of the mafia was in the early 20th Century

Common Crimes

Common Crimes for the mob are alcohol smuggling, prostitution, gambiling, robbery and murder.

Conflicts with the law

Confortations with the law were often violent. Some punishments are jail time and serious cases capital punishment.