The State of Nebraska has never been synonymous with Italian organized crime or clandestine Mafia activities.
Yet, once upon a time, the City of Omaha did, indeed, have a small grouping of Mafia-connected racketeers who operated various illegal rackets and criminal activities there in connection with their underworld brethren from other cities.
The most active of this group was the notorious DiBiase brothers. The DiBiases were four siblings who were more commonly referred to as the “Biase” brothers.
The oldest of the four brothers was Anthony (Tony Biase) DiBiase born in 1908. The next oldest was Benny who was three years Tony’s junior born in 1911. Then there was Sammy who was born in 1913. Their youngest brother was Louie who was born in 1916.
Although they generally operated within the City of Omaha and its surrounding territories, all within the State of Nebraska, the DiBiases seem to have been most closely affiliated with the Civella Mafia Family based out of Kansas City, Missouri.
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