Expert: Mob Takedown Shines Light on Fading, Aging, 'Pathetic' Mafia

When more than 125 suspected mobsters were rounded up in the biggest anti-mob operation ever by the FBI Thursday, a quick glance at both the names of those arrested -- sporting nicknames like "Meatball" and "Junior Lollipops" -- and the ages of the high-value targets -- none younger than 60 -- give the impression that the once almighty La Cosa Nostra has fallen on hard times. "[The mob] is not monolithic and I think there are a lot of reasons for that," mob expert and author George Anastasia...Full Story
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