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Are there any active Mafias in Poland?


Seanus 15 | 19,706  
24 Apr 2009 /  #2
Well, I see some mafia dudes here in Gliwice but I don't know their group name. The infamous areas for this are Pruszków and Wołomin, near Warsaw.
theblueenigma 3 | 188  
24 Apr 2009 /  #3
My gf has pointed out some Mafia types in Krakow. Seemingly they control all the begging rackets in the city, the guys who pretend to be handicapped etc. Although I havent heard of many Polish mafia drive-by shootings or gang warfare . . . unlike in Ireland
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
24 Apr 2009 /  #4
what's their names?

Tomek , Piotre , and a really dodgy guy named Jan....
mafketis 23 | 8,540  
24 Apr 2009 /  #5
If so, where and what's their names?

Should this be moved to:

polishforums.com/jobs_wanted-f13_0.html
southern 75 | 7,096  
24 Apr 2009 /  #6
Are there any active Mafias in Poland?

Russian.
Wyspianska  
24 Apr 2009 /  #7
[quote=mafketis]Should this be moved to:

polishforums.com/jobs_wanted-f13_0.html
LOL
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
24 Apr 2009 /  #8
what's their names?

Mohair mafia
krakowiak  
24 Apr 2009 /  #9
Are there any active Mafias in Poland?

The mods of this forum, some would say.
MarcinK - | 36  
24 Apr 2009 /  #10
I'd have to say that there is no such thing as a 'Polish mafia', if you mean a mafia in the mold of Casa Nostra, Cammora, Vory z Zakone or the Jewish mafia, then no, the closest thing in Poland to those criminal organizations would have to be the government in Poland.

what's their names?

Tomek , Piotre , and a really dodgy guy named Jan....

I hate to admit it, but he answered your question.

My gf has pointed out some Mafia types in Krakow. Seemingly they control all the begging rackets in the city

Związek Żuli.
joepilsudski 26 | 1,389  
24 Apr 2009 /  #11
An interesting response to a very interesting topic...As you may know, in the US we have had a 'merger': the International Banking Syndicate, the US Federal Government, the 'multi-national' corporations AND various drug and local mafias now have merged into an 'octopus' which intrudes into every facet of American financial and economic activity...It could be called a 'white collar mafia' and it uses Federal agencies (Dept. of Homeland Security), local police elements and criminal gangs as enforcement arms.
Wroclaw Boy  
24 Apr 2009 /  #12
Are there any active Mafias in Poland?

If so, where and what's their names?

Yep, i could tell you but then id be in trouble... Theres always somebody bigger and badder than you.
Wroclaw Boy  
24 Apr 2009 /  #14
AKA prince?
PennBoy 76 | 2,437  
24 Apr 2009 /  #15
I've read somewhere that the Russian mafia, a Moscow gang Solncevo of the Russian mafia to be percise is actually in full control in Poland, and is allowing the Warsaw gangs to operate, no other, all other competition is liqudated by the Russians before they get too strong
OP PerszingPruszek 2 | 18  
24 Apr 2009 /  #17
Yeah I knew that. The famous Pruszkowski and Wołomin familiy...

I wonder if there are any like modern "families"
pgtx 29 | 3,159  
24 Apr 2009 /  #18
I wonder if there are any like modern "families"

Poland is not Sicily...
OP PerszingPruszek 2 | 18  
24 Apr 2009 /  #19
its cOsa nOstra...
and sure, when I was in Poland I heard about the Wołomin and Pruszkowski family. Their mafias in Poland.
joepilsudski 26 | 1,389  
25 Apr 2009 /  #20
I've read somewhere that the Russian mafia, a Moscow gang Solncevo of the Russian mafia to be percise is actually in full control in Poland, and is allowing the Warsaw gangs to operate, no other, all other competition is liqudated by the Russians before they get too strong

Check this link:

static.panoramio.com/photos/original/9323387.jpg

Solncevo, Moscow
OP PerszingPruszek 2 | 18  
25 Apr 2009 /  #21
Poland is better that Sicily.
and the Wołomin was a family. the Pruszkowski was a family.
what would you call that?? group?
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
25 Apr 2009 /  #22
and the Wołomin was a family. the Pruszkowski was a family.

hehehe, Wołomin is a town and Pruszków is a district of Warsaw.
OP PerszingPruszek 2 | 18  
25 Apr 2009 /  #23
REALLLYYYY?!??!?! I had NO idea....... what a suprise...
I thought its just random words, like the jsdhfj mafia or of course the mnsdrnlkz mafia.
Wroclaw Boy  
25 Apr 2009 /  #24
Their here make no mistake ive met some, when youre talking to a guy that was down for life for murder and hes out after 6 months you know theres shite that go's on behind closed doors
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
25 Apr 2009 /  #25
thats what i thought reading this

The famous Pruszkowski and Wołomin familiy

OP PerszingPruszek 2 | 18  
25 Apr 2009 /  #26
Their here make no mistake ive met some, when youre talking to a guy that was down for life for murder and hes out after 6 months you know theres shite that go's on behind closed doors

brother I met some too, but thats here in the "land of opportunity". But are there any families in the motherland, thats my question.
MarcinK - | 36  
25 Apr 2009 /  #27
brother I met some too, but thats here in the "land of opportunity".

My experience with the 'Polish mafia' in the United States: some 'former Polish communist government losers' in New York sent a bunch of 'Polish gangsters' to the south to muscle Polish owned and operated construction companies into a racket. Said owners and employees scared said 'Polish gangsters' with the FBI; every other city inspector either has a brother or cousin in the FBI, Police or Marines more than willing to 'help'. Said 'losers' in New York got scared, abandoned said 'gangsters' in the very city they sent them to, said 'gangsters' received money from the very owners and employees they were supposed to swindle, so that they could buy food and a bus ticket back to New York.

But are there any families in the motherland, thats my question.

No. Just a bunch of disorganized and self-interested criminal groups and gangs who have tricked out cars but barely enough gas in them to get them down the street.

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