Masseria

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Steve Ferrigno - Assassination
... On November 4, 1930, a meeting of Masseria supporters was held in Ferrigno's Bronx apartment at 759 Pelham Parkway South ... were believed to be a number of top Masseria and Mineo crime family members, including Mineo, Charlie "Lucky" Luciano, Vito Genovese, Masseria, and Ferrigno himself ... Masseria was killed in a Coney Island restaurant in early 1931, and Maranzano was himself killed in September, marking the end of the Castellammarese War ...
Charles Luciano - Rise To Power
... Luciano soon became a top aide in the Masseria organization ... In contrast to Arnold Rothstein, Masseria was an uneducated man with poor manners and limited management skills ... By the late 1920s, Masseria's main rival was boss Salvatore Maranzano, who had come from Sicily to run the Castellammarese clan activities ...
Alfred Mineo - Biography - D'Aquila Family
... As rivalries and animosity grew between the D'Aquila and Masseria factions, Mineo would eventually find himself in a precarious position ... to recruit the feared Mafia leader in order to oppose the new Masseria-Morello alliance ... crime family to Valenti, but in 1922 Valenti was murdered by Masseria-Morello forces ...
Silva Tagliagamba
... When Morello's ally, Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria, heard about the shooting, he supposedly set an ambush for Valenti later that day outside the Liquor Exchange, an open air market for bootleggers, in downtown ... In any event, during the ambush, Masseria shot and fatally wounded Tagliagamba ... and Tagliagamba escaped the scene while Masseria was arrested ...
Charles Luciano - Rise To Power - Power Play
... In early 1931, Luciano moved to eliminate Masseria ... The war had been going badly for Masseria, and Luciano saw an opportunity to switch allegiance ... In a secret deal with Maranzano, Luciano agreed to engineer Masseria's death in return for receiving Masseria's rackets and becoming Maranzano's second-in-command ...