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.
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.
Rare photo of Frank Costello
Frank Costello strides into the hearing room.
Keep standing on him Al, they think we're posing for a picture lucky Luciano Al Capone pool party Costello was also present that day!
Costello testifying before the Kefauver Committee
Frank Costello Costello was one of the most influential American mobsters he started his career New York City, New York, contributing heavily to the establishment of a major crime national crime syndicate Frank Costello. his sinister nickname Prime Minister of the Underworld