Though not as famous for organised crime as the U.S., England has had a number of small but vicious gangs known as 'firms'. It was during the roaring days of Prohibition that gangsters in America first united to form a national crime syndicate. Since that time, organised crime has grown to become a worldwide menace. In 'Lords of the Mafia' we look not only at the crime families and bosses of the Cosa Nostra in the U.S., but also at the most notorious and ruthless criminal organisation around the globe. In this video we exposethe inner city gangsters who are now operating their street gangs as mini-mafias.