Joe Adonis

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Welcome to the page dedicated to Joe Adonis, one of the most famous bosses of the Italian-American mafia in the 20th century. Also known as "Joe A", Adonis was a prominent figure in organized crime in the United States, particularly in the city of New York during the 1930s and '40s.

Joe Adonis was Lucky Luciano's trusted man, who acted in his absence. Upon returning to Italy, he played a fundamental role in drug and precious metal trafficking, and in contacts with high finance through Sindona. Joe Adonis was the man of gambling and music between Turatello and San Remo.

On this page, you will find detailed information about Joe Adonis's life and criminal career, including his affiliates and illegal activities. You will also discover his relationship with other mafia figures of the time, such as Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and Bugsy Siegel.

Additionally, this page provides an accurate account of the authorities' efforts to dismantle Adonis's criminal empire, as well as the consequences of his arrest and subsequent deportation to Italy.

If you are interested in the history of the American mafia or want to learn more about one of its most notorious characters, this is the right page for you.

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