The Falcone crime family
Racketeering, prostitution, extortion, drug trafficking, pornography, murder
Falcone crime family was a criminal organization in Los Angeles and was led by Don Frank Falcone and later Ignazio Pignatelli.
The Falcone family controlled the movie unions and the gambling at the
Hollywood studios plus a complex of pipeline prostitution that supplied girls to the whorehouses of the states in the Far West. They were an ally of the Molinari and Chicago families.
Frank Falcone was killed during an airplane crash, which was sabotaged by Michael Corleone, he was succeeded by his underboss Ignazio Pignatelli.
After Pignatelli stepped down as don due to health reasons, he eventually died, and was replaced by longtime Falcone
Caporegime, and underboss, Frank Romano.
Falcone family structure (1930s-1955)
Don Frank Falcone
Falcone family structure (1955-1963)
Falcone family structure (1963-1979)
Don Frank Romano
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