After so many movies, books, series and what have you made about it, the Mafia, or the mob, has seen its activities, violence and lifestyle glamorized, gaining a place in our culture. All this publicity has served another purpose though, that of providing invaluable insights into the workings of these secret organizations. For instance, few people would have known that a Mafia boss is called godfather before the eponymous movie by Coppola. What else do we know about the Mafia? Here are some facts about the Mafia.