I don't know how many Mafia Documentary's I've seen were some "Mafia expert" says, "during WWII Hoover turned the security of New York Cities Piers over to Meyer Lansky and the Luciano family. I think this is just a stupid thing to believe. Easier to believe is that Standard oil, who supplied the Nazi with fuel throughout the war employed the crime family to protect their boats, because they were aiding the enemy. My guess is that Lansky, Luciano's PR man, coached some media pawn into proclaiming, "Luciano's got the pier's". Well if the Italian Mafia can protect American business while they supply America's enemies with the supplies they need to wage war against America I believe it is in America's interest to punish such an organization. Oh yeah, I guess they did, indirectly, when the family got kicked out of Cuba and the government made a law that banned supporting enemies of the state. Score one for truth and justice. Sorry Lansky.
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