Kansas City crime family

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The Kansas City crime family, also known as the Civella crime family or Kansas City Mafia, is an Italian-American Mafia family based in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Kansas City crime family
Founded1912; 111 years ago (1912)
FounderJoseph DiGiovanni
Founding locationKansas City, Missouri, United States
Years active1912–present
TerritoryPrimarily the Kansas City metropolitan area, with additional territory in Omaha, Tulsa, Washington D.C. and Las Vegas
EthnicityItalians as "made men" and other ethnicities as associates
Membership (est.)15 made members
ActivitiesRacketeering, extortion, murder, gambling, loan sharking, narcotics, bookmaking, and bribery
RivalsVarious gangs over Kansas City, including their allies.