Maranzalla crime family
In: New York City
Founded by: Salvatore Maranzalla
Years active: 1900-1929
Territory: Manhattan
Ethnicity: Italian, Italian-American
Criminal activities: extortion, illegal gambling, armed robbery, bribery, murder
Allies: Black Hand
Rivals: Corleone crime family

The Maranzalla crime family is believed to have been the first Mafia organization in New York City. It was founded by Salvatore Maranzalla, who was rumored to be one of the leaders of the infamous Black Hand. It is unknown whether the group disolved following the rise of other Mafia organizations or served as a predecessor of one of the Five Families.


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