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  • Mafia dictnary

    1. 1. Slang of the MafiaA Mafioso’s Handbook By Charles White
    2. 2. Action• Term for illegal profits or activity
    3. 3. Button• A soldier in a Mafia family
    4. 4. Crumb• A person who works for a living . Not a member of the Mafia
    5. 5. Don• A Mafia boss
    6. 6. Earner• Some one who makes money for the Mafia .
    7. 7. Flip• To cooperate with police.
    8. 8. Ghost Payroll• To lie about having a lot of employees to hide money for the Mafia
    9. 9. Hit the Mattresses• To hide the boss during an underworld feud.
    10. 10. Ice• Murder
    11. 11. Junk• Drugs
    12. 12. Knock off• Kill
    13. 13. LCN• FBI abbreviation for La Cosa Nostra - translates to “the our thing”. Another term for the Mafia.
    14. 14. Mark• Person or place targeted for criminal activity .
    15. 15. Numbers• Common Mafia gambling activity .
    16. 16. Outfit• Local Chicago term for Al Capone’s Mafia family
    17. 17. Pinch• Arrest
    18. 18. Rat• Snitch
    19. 19. Stand Up Guy• Someone who does not snitch on his partner even to save himself 19
    20. 20. Tail• Law enforcement officer who is tracking a criminal 20
    21. 21. Under Boss• Second in command 21
    22. 22. Vendetta• A promise to get even
    23. 23. Wire• A gadget to listen to other people’s conversations 23
    24. 24. Zip• Put down term for Sicilian Mafia members in the USA!! 24
    25. 25. Citations• http://www.onewal.com/maf-glos.html• www.shutterstock.com• http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Gangster +slang• www.fotosearch.com/clip-art/gangster.html 25

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