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Frank Costello

Frank Costello, nicknamed "The Prime Minister of the Underworld," rose to the top of the Luciano crime family to eventually become the boss of the now Genovese crime family. Costello was also at the top of America's underworld and controlled a huge gambling empire across the country. After becoming friend with Luciano, he eventually took over as mob boss when Luciano went to prison in 1936. By 1957, Costello retired as mob boss and was also imprisoned for contempt of a grand jury. After his…

The "Prime Minister of the Underworld", Frank Costello. He was one of the most powerful, intelligent, and influential mobsters of his time and one of the few who was allowed to "retire" in his later years.

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Mobster Frank Costello enjoying a cigarette— he claims to have retired completely from the racket except for owning the Beverly Club outside New Orleans, 1949.

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Vincent Gigante Trial

Vincent Giganti accused of shooting Frank Costello with his parents Yolanda Giganti and Salvatore Giganti

Frank Costello - (Masseria/Luciano) Genovese Family Boss 1937-1957

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Les Infiltrés

Les Infiltrés, Martin Scorsese

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The Departed - Les Infiltrés - Trailer

Frank Costello - October 9, 1972