By Steven Ralph (He is a beginning writer and will be writing articles on a number of Italian-Australian crimes and criminals, whether overtly mafia related or simply ethnically Italian. Stay tuned for some good stories from the land down under.)
“I have a hard time getting my head around the idea of an Australian crime family. “Leave the gun, take another shrimp for the barbie?”
- pizzaboy, long-time poster on the GangsterBB forum.
In fact, most Australians have a hard time getting their collective heads around this fact. In reality, even besides the numerous Anglo-Celtic, Anglo-Saxon and Slavic “home-grown” criminal groups and individuals, there has been a criminal element dating as far back as some of the earliest immigrant Italian communities.
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