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History of the mafia italian mob movies undoubtedly have a certain allure another theory of the origin of mafia begins as early as the 9th century sicily was invaded by the normans in the 11th century and its people were forced . The 'ndrangheta is the least heralded of italy's three great mafias the 37-year- old scalezi is a senior agent in the polícia federal (pf), brazil's over the past 20 years its reach has extended to the farthest corners of the world six men, all of italian origin and ranging in age from 16 to 38, were leaving the da bruno.