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The Five Families
In: New York City
Years active: 1930s-present
Territory: New York City, New Jersey, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Reno, Miami, Havana
Ethnicity: Italian, Italian-American
Criminal activities: Labor racketeering, illegal gambling, drug trafficking
Allies: Commission, Murder, Inc., Roth syndicate, Bocchicchio clan, Indelicato clan
Rivals: Various gangs

The Five Families are New York's major crime families, each operating in specific territories and owning a seat on the Commission. After the Five Families War, only the Corleone family remained in a position of power, the other families were given over to lesser men who quickly sued for peace.

In 1979, the Dons and most of the Commission were wiped out by Joey Zasa and Don Altobello in Atlantic City, effectively removing the old guard from power.


Behind the scenesEdit

In the real world, the Five Families are as follows:

See alsoEdit

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