Mafia Clans

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Mafias - History - Post-feudal Sicily
... The oldest reference to Mafia groups in Sicily dates back to 1838, in a report of the General Prosecutor of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, although the term "mafia" was not used ... These extralegal protectors would eventually organize themselves into the first Mafia clans ... There was little Mafia activity in the eastern half of Sicily ...