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The Making of the Mob: Bloody Fascinating!

Rich Graff as Lucky Luciano, Craig Rivela as Vito Genovese, Ian Bell as Meyer Lansky, Anthony DiCarlo as Frank Costello and John Stewart Jr. as Bugsy Siegel - Making of the Mob: New York _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Lawrence French/AMC
Rich Graff as Lucky Luciano, Craig Rivela as Vito Genovese, Ian Bell as Meyer Lansky, Anthony DiCarlo as Frank Costello and John Stewart Jr. as Bugsy Siegel – Making of the Mob: New York – Photo Credit: Lawrence French/AMC

In the fall of 1931, Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano and the heads of every major crime syndicate in America met in Chicago to take crime to the next level – to treat it as a business – with a corporate structure based loosely on the crime families of Sicily only without a boss of bosses.

AMC’s The Making of the Mob (AMC, Mondays, 10/9C) begins with that scene and then goes back to Luciano’s arrival in America in 1906 and his accumulation of friends – Meyer Lansky, Benjamin ‘Bugsy’ Siegel, Vito Genovese, and Frank Costello – who would become his gang and the primary moving force that would lead to that 1931 meeting.

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