Presentation on theme: "Cleveland Mafia. Prohibition During the prohibition two mafia families established themselves The Lonardo and Porello family produced liquor using."— Presentation transcript:
Prohibition During the prohibition two mafia families established themselves The Lonardo and Porello family produced liquor using corn and sugar. Later on Porello takes over operation by assassinating leaders of the Lonardo family.
Mayfield Road Mob Mafia gang based in Cleveland's Little Italy. Little ItalyLittle Italy Frank Milano headed the Mayfield Road mob in the 1930’s This Mafia faction was even mentioned by its old name in the movie "The Godfather" as the Lakeview Road Gang, Lakeview Cemetery borders Mayfield Road Hill which marks the beginning of Little Italy in Cleveland. Italians made tombstones for Lakeview cemetery and they were masons used in construction.
Collinwood Crew Based in Cleveland's South Collinwood Neighborhood The gang consisted Joe "Joey Loose" Iacobacci, the late Butchie Cisternino and others from the streets that stretched from the 152nd street bridge,
Cleveland mob activities are widely recognized as they generated more publicity. The most obvious is the mob wars of the mid seventies. At this time the press labeled Cleveland “Bomb City U.S.A” 36 bombs exploded around Cleveland in 1976 alone.