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Review of Dutch Chicago (excerpted)
in Dagblad van het Noorden, 19 July 2003

The main success for Groningers was the garbage collection business. They did not engage in illegal activties; they were simply good at it. They did not try to take each other’s clients. If you had secured a route for yourself, you would be allowed to keep it forever. But outsiders did encounter fierce competition. The “Scavengers’ Association” was known in Chicago as the “Dutch Mafia.” …They did eventually have an encounter with the real Mafia when William Daddano, “Willie Potatoes,” planned a take-over… but the Dutch controlled the dumps and they did not let the Mafia unload.